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#HelloUyo! Root Hub’s #StartConFest 4th Edition is ‘Future Bound’

The annual #StartConFest usually held during the month of June which also serves as an anniversary event for the Root Hub is just some days away.

The event this year is about to witness its fourth edition and it is themed ‘Future Bound’. This will be showcase of startups and enterprises in Akwa Ibom and spotlight them ahead of interest, mentoring, advising by interested Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors. Also, ‘Future Bound is geared at helping businesses leverage on technology to solve local problems while boosting growth for themselves and their communities of operation.

The Five (5) days long event will be fun and will feature sales, networking and learning as the Start Conference Festival has gained national prominence as the annual gathering of industry leaders who are passionate about the start-up business ecosystem within the South-south region.

It will also have inspiring talk sessions from industry thought leaders, products showcase, musical performances, film screenings, theatre performances, spoken word, book readings, daily fashion shows, funding mentorship, boot camps, pitches, contests & competitions, talent hunts, games, virtual reality experience, awesome networking platform and one-on-one interactions surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal.

Over the course of the festival, you have the opportunity to meet startups from different fields, learn new things, get certified, catch up on trends around the world, access startup opportunities and contribute to the creativity and entrepreneurship eco-system.

Be part of this powerful marketing and sales platform to connect with consumers, retailers, wholesalers, partners and investors. Build brand awareness and strengthen relationships. Each day, activities starts from 9 am with exhibitions in the following categories: Food & Beverage, Health & Lifestyle, Fashion, Education, Technology, Financial Services, Creative Industry etc.

To attend, volunteer, exhibit or sponsor, call 08186420525, 08092427901. You can also send an Email to

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