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CapitalSquare will be hosting a fireside chat with Rich Tanksley, Senior VP, NeuBridges. The discussion will be themed 'Scaling your Business through Creative Thinking'.

Rich will be sharing the experiences that have shaped his professional career so far. There'll also be a Q&A session, so attendees get to ask questions and contribute to the conversation.

Rich is a serial entrepreneur, former CEO and brand ambassador for Pulse Nigeria and brings years of experience in the West African tech startup scene to the table, so you know it's definitely going to be worth your while!

EVENT DETAILS:

Date: September 27, 2017

Time: 5 pm - 8 pm

Venue: CapitalSquare Ikoyi - 114B Ilupeju Street, Dolphin Estate Ikoyi

Fee: The event is FREE to attend (registration is required though!)


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rich Tanksley is the Senior Vice President of Special Projects for the Nigerian/American consulting firm NeuBridges. He has helped start and run a 3D printing and entrepreneurship training program for a corporate client in Lagos. He is also an official brand ambassador and former CEO of Pulse Nigeria. Rich has been in the tech startup space in West Africa for 5 years, having started, advised or been involved in more than 2 dozen startups. He ran Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology in Ghana for 3 years as senior faculty. He was also the Africa director for Seedstars. Prior to Africa, Rich helped start and grow companies on 4 continents. Rich is from the United States and holds a degree in Journalism from the University of New Mexico. In his free time he likes to run, practice martial arts, cook, and eat. He has also been in 3 Nollywood movies and plays Josef in the TV show Husbands of Lagos, now in its 4th season.



DIRECTIONS:

  • Driving Directions: From Dolphin Gate (from Ikoyi), turn left at Corporation Drive, then take the first right onto Eti Osa Street. Drive down to the end of the street and follow the bend right onto HFP Way. Immediately turn right onto Ilupeju Street and go down to the end of the road. CapitalSquare is the little yellow gate on the left, at the corner of Ilupeju Street and Apapa Lane.
  • Bus Directions: Take a bus to Obalende - alight at Obalende bus stop, then take a short walk to Ijeh, where you board a Keke NAPEP to Dolphin Estate. Alight from the Keke at the Dolphin-Obalende gate, at the corner of Corporation Drive and Apapa Lane, then walk ahead along Corporation Drive and turn right onto Awori Road. Go down to the end of the road, and turn right into Ilupeju Street. CapitalSquare is the little yellow gate on the left, at the corner of Ilupeju Street and Apapa Lane.

  • Parking: There's roadside parking available on the street.

  • Security: CapitalSquare is pretty safe, but we're having an open event, so it's best you keep an eye on your belongings
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