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Thursday, 11 October 2018 from 17:00 to 20:00 (WAT)

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CFA’s Startups Hangout is a monthly meetup where entrepreneurs meet, network, learn and grow. Visit for more information.
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17th CFA's Startups Hangout features a top executive from Nigeria's biggest bank in all ramifications. Chuma Ezirim heads the eBusiness group of First Bank, he would joining us to discuss how Startups can Leverage Institutional Support to Scale.

Nigeria is a unique country, so therefore, finding ways to leverage corporates might be a better route towards sustainability. Grab a seat and attend this thrilling session of the Hangout.

Meet Chuma Ezirim

Chuma EzirimChuma Ezirim, a General Manager, heads eBusiness Group in First Bank. The Group develops and manages Electronic Channels and Card business in the Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries. The Commercial Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries; London, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as well as a Representative Office in Beijing.  

He is a Certified International Cards & Payments Professional (CICPP) and Fellow, International Academy of Cards & Payments. An Industrial Chemist by training, Chuma has over 24 years professional banking experience. He holds a B.Sc Degree in Industrial Chemistry from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and an M.Sc degree in the same field from University of Ibadan. He also has a MBA from University of Nigeria and is an alumnus of Wharton School, Kellogg School of Management and Lagos Business School. He has attended several advanced Leadership and Strategy courses.

Chuma has demonstrated track records of excellence in Electronic and Retail Banking for about 20 years. He has worked with and provided strategic counsel to people at different levels in the Electronic Payment Industry from subject matter experts to CEOs and Board members of leading Financial Services Organizations across Africa.

A uniquely conceived, informal session brought to you by Each session enables startups connect with successful entrepreneurs and top executives who have garnered tons of experiences that money simply can't buy.
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53 Oladipo Bateye Road
Off Adekunle Fajuyi way, GRA,
Ikeja, LA

Thursday, 11 October 2018 from 17:00 to 20:00 (WAT)

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