The Biggest Blockchain Gathering in Africa


Disruptive Tech:

New Frontiers, New Opportunities

Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos

October 2nd, 2023

10:00 AM (GMT+1)

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Technext Coinference provides a platform for key players in the tech ecosystem, in Africa, to meet and discuss the possibilities of AI, Blockchain, Web3 and emerging technologies for Africa and how attendees can leverage opportunities in the ecosystem for personal growth and wealth creation.

This year’s event has been designed to host 5,000 blockchain and new technology enthusiasts, innovators and regulators in physical attendance and over 2,000 virtual participants.

This event will be free to attend.

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Highlight of Past Editions


The maiden edition that was held in 2021 had a total of 3,657 attendees made up of cryptocurrency enthusiasts, innovators and regulators physical and virtual attendees. 

The event had in attendance key regulators and innovators in the African blockchain ecosystem. The keynote address was delivered by the then Nigerian minister of state for budget and national planning, Prince Clem Akanade Agba.


The 2022 edition had over 2500 enthusiasts and players in the ecosystem in attendance.

Coinference 2022 had over 25 speakers in attendance and featured breakout sessions and a celebrity spotlight session with Nollywood actor, Akah Nnani. Emmanuel Babalola, CEO of Bundle delivered the keynote address and Polygon was the headline sponsor.

Agenda for TNC2023

Arrival/ Networking

Welcome address

National Anthem

Keynote presentation: Blockchain Industry; New Frontiers, New Possibilities - Chris Ani, Founder, Daba

Breakout sessions:

  1. The future of entertainment with NFT and AI –  Ebenezer Ugo Akachukwu – Artist & Web3.0, Venn Oputa -co-founder, Afrobubble, Malik Afegbua, CEO SlickCity Media, Paul Okeugo, President/Founder Chocolate City Media group 
  2. Making money with gaming – Adora Nwodo, Founder, NexaScale, Shola Edu, founder and creative director of Deluxe Creation Studios, Kunmi Adepenigba, Founder and COO, Gamr, Judith Okwonkwo, Founder, Imisi3D 
  3. Crypto beyond buying and selling – Ugochukwu Aronu, Founder, Xend Finance, Chuta Chimezie, Founder, BNUG, Obinna Iwuno, President of Siban, Seun Dania, Founder, TradeFada 
  4. AI and Blockchain: Opportunities today and tomorrow – Obi Emetarom, founder, Zone App, David Abu – Cloud Advocate, Microsoft, Ayo Awosika, Founder, Web3 Bridge, Emmanuel Ebannehita, CMO at Fuse

Sponsors moment

Keynote Presentation: Blockchain and the future of payments in Africa - Iselema, Founder, Bitmama

Panel: The future of Payments in Africa: Ogochukwu Umeokafor, Director of Product Management, Yellow Card, Olubunmi Fabanwo, Affiliate Program Manager, Binance Africa, Miray Ozel, co-founder, CENOA


Fireside Chat: Building Africa’s next blockchain unicorn: wins, challenges and opportunities ahead - Yele Bademosi, Founder, Nestcoin

Sponsors Moment

Vote of Thanks



Adora Nwodo

Founder, NexaScale

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Obi Emetarom

CO-Founder/CEO, Zone


Chris Ani

Founder, Daba School


Yele Bademosi

Founder, Nestcoin

Emmanuel Ebanehita

Emmanuel Ebanehita

CMO, Fuse Network

Obinna Iwuno

Obinna Iwuno

President, SIBAN

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Ebenezer Ugo Akachukwu

Founder, SaveFi Tech

Chuta Chimezie

Chuta Chimezie

Founder, Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG)

Olubunmi Fabanwo

Olubunmi Fabanwo

Manager, Affiliate Program for Binance Africa

Sola Edu

Shola Edu

Founder, Deluxe Creation Studios

Seun Dania

Seun Dania

CEO, Tradefada

Venn Oputa

Venn Oputa

Founder, Afrobubble

David Abu

David Abu

Cloud Advocate, Microsoft


Ayo Awosika

Founder, Web3bridge.

Malik Afegbua

Malik Afegbua

CEO, SlickCity Media

Ogochukwu Umeokafor, Director of Product Management, Yellow Card

Ogochukwu Umeokafor

Director of Product Management, Yellow Card

Miray Ozel

Miray Ozel

Head of Strategic Expansion & Business Development at CENOA

Bitmama CEO (A)

Ruth Iselema

CEO, Bitmama

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Ugochukwu Aronu

First Principles Engineer

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Paul Okeugo

Founder and President of Chocolate City Group

Kunmi Adenipebi

Kunmi Adenipebi

COO and Founder, Gamr Africa

Oscar Micheals

Oscar Micheal

Co-founder, Africa Comicade

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Judith Okonkwo

Founder, Imisi3D