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If you are a developer and have been faced with the challenge of receiving payment from your users,your days of worrying are over as CCHub (Co-creation Hub) and Interswitch are partnering to host a two-day workshop themed "Interswitch API Integration Jam" which would hold this month, October 28 and 29, 2016 from 9am – 5pm at the CcHUB Building, 6th Floor, 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos. with the aim of solving this challenge.

According to Techcabal the event was put together in recognition of the complex nature of monetization and payment in Nigeria’s tech startup ecosystem.

With the availability of Teams and developers with technology products requiring collection of funds from customers will be giving demonstrations of  new APIs they can use to resolve payment problems and reward customers, Interswitch engineers will also demonstrate the use of Quickteller, Interswitch Payment Gateway, Paycode, eWallet Services and Loyalty APIs at the Jam.Opportunity to integrate the APIs into existing products or innovate around a yet to launch but already developed product wiil be giving.

And also Interswitch's plan of enabling seamless payment would be discussed in a chat with the MD/CEO of Interswitch, Mitchell Elegbe.

To register click Here.

General Electric (GE) is going to begin a skill training programme this November in Lagos Nigeria, themed "GE Lagos Garage" with the aim of improving and promoting Nigeria's most promising entrepreneurs.

The programme is set to kick off from the 14th of November to December 9th.The applications are still open till midnight November 1,2016.

It's going to be a very innovative and intuitive programme as participants will work with a variety of world-class instructors, investors, technical experts, and partners that would guide them through and also widen their IT knowledge as they will be using 3D printers to create products.

According to reports:

GE created the Garages program in 2012 to reinvigorate America’s interest in invention, innovation, and manufacturing. In 2014, Garages went global with three weeks of workshops at GE’s regional headquarters in Lagos, using the latest in advanced manufacturing technologies. CNC mills, 3D printers, and laser cutters filled the first-ever fabrication lab in West Africa, driving innovation in the region.
The GE garage will train participants on the latest manufacturing technologies to enable innovation through rapid prototyping. They will learn and apply the core principles of design thinking, product development, finance, marketing, sales, and customer acquisition in real-time to their ventures. and also providing access to a robust mentorship network, supporting entrepreneurialism with an aim to drive growth across all sectors of industry.

The programme is being managed by NeuBridges,which is a Nigerian consulting company that helped the programme launch back in 2014.

Interested Applicants should apply HERE

Google will visit three African countries this month and they include Nigeria,Kenya and South Africa.They intend to lecture on progressive web applications themed "Progressive Web Apps RoadShow".

They’ll be talking about stuff like high performance interactions, instant and offline apps with Service Worker, and the future of the web platform.

The event is going to kick-off first in;

Kenya on Monday August 15, 2016,from 8:30am - 5:00pm @ Crown Plaza,Upperhill,Nairobi.

followed by;

Nigeria on Thursday Aug.18,2016 from 8:30am - 5:00pm @ VCP Hotel,Victoria Island,Lagos.


South Africa on Monday Aug.22 2016 from 8:30am - 5:00pm @ The Capital,Johannesburg.

Andreas Bovens (Opera for Android Product Manager),  Femi Taiwo (Chief Technology Officer, INTIS Ltd.), Ire Aderinokun (Head of Design and Product, Big Cabal Media), István Szmozsánszky (Developer Relations, Mozilla), Eugene Mutai, (Andela Fellow), and Juarez Filho (Google Developer Expert) are all going to be part of the roadshow.

If you’re interested in attending any of the events, register here You should get a notification including your invitation (if you make the cut) in few days.

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