What we're about

This is a group of founders and co-founders of tech startups as well as tech enthusiasts across Africa. We do encourage open source projects and we intend to collaborate with other groups for open source activities.

Also, we intend to inspire developers and programmer towards launching and sustaining tech startups through the provision of relevant training resources via meetups, workshops and training. It is open to all irrespective of skill sets, sex, gender, religion and race.

Please note that our meetups are not in anyway connected to political or religious motives but however we encourage the advancement of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Looking forward to growing this community with you.

OUR VISION

To populate Africa with Tech Startups own by Africans, and to encourage open source projects as well as Blockchain Technology.

OUR MISSION

To promote Blockchain Technology and Open Source activities as well as to inspire software developers towards launching and sustaining tech startups. Also we encourage Project development on Blockchains with Smart Contracts through the provision of relevant resources via conferences, exhibitions, meetups, seminars, summits, tours, training, and workshops. We intend to collaborate with appropriate institutions and organizations towards developing open source projects as well as addressing major key issues faced by young entrepreneurs and startups, which include:- founders' team, mentorships, product launch and funding.

KEY FOCUS

Startup Founders/Co-founders

Open Source Projects

Community

Blockchain Technology

CODE OF CONDUCT

Our meetup is dedicated to providing a harassment-free meetup experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of meetup participants in any form. We do not hold meetups in religious and political settings, also sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for meetup venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Meetup participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the meetup at the discretion of the meetup organizers.

THE CALL

Please join this group & also help tell others to tell others to join via this link https://www.meetup.com/CodeUp-Africa/ as this is our own and we are on a mission to populate Africa with Tech Startups own by Africans and you are part of it. Join us.

Upcoming events (2)

CodeUp Virtual Blockchain Summit

Online event

Good day all, this is to inform us that "CodeUp Virtual Blockchain Summit" will be coming up in October with the theme "About Blockchain CodeUp & DeFi".

We shall be having speakers across the globe to educate us on various key blockchain topics as they affect us presently.

Key Topics Include:
1. State of Crypto
2. Smart Contracts
3. Blockchain Networks
4. Ethereum
5. Used Cases of Blockchain
6. Stacks & Stacking Pool
7. Tokenization
8. Hackathon

*CODE OF CONDUCT*
Our meetup is dedicated to providing a harassment-free meetup experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of meetup participants in any form. We do not hold meetups in religious and political settings, also sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for meetup venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Meetup participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the meetup at the discretion of the meetup organizers.

This event is free and open to all but you have to RSVP here and register via the link https://bit.ly/CodeUp-Blockchain-Summit to get the zoom link. Please share with your friends & your group network.

Thank you.

CodeUp Blockchain Festival - Ghana

Dominion University College

*CODEUP BLOCKCHAIN FESTIVAL*
With the theme "Positioning Africa for the New Tech Order", is a major tech gathering holding on Nigeria Independence day. This event will also serve as a platform for participants to network and showcase their blockchain projects and startup ideas, also to leverage on available tech tools and remote systems as well as relevant information for full scale effective productivity and profitability.

Also it is our annual all-day Community special gathering that provides opportunity for tech speakers to speak on different topics as related to blockchain technology, codeup and community activities/challenges.

Please note that this years edition is holding in 4 African countries (Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe & Ghana) concurrently and Participants expected to attend this epoch-making event will be over 1000.

This is the second edition CodeUp Festival and it is an opportunity for participants to learn and scale up their blockchain and tech skills from seasoned experts from across different cities across Africa and beyond, as well as be well equipped for the post covid-19 challenges.

Key Areas & Topics include:
1. DevOps
2. Community
3. Open Source
4. Blockchain
5. Smart Contracts
6. Scaling Startups
7. All-Remote systems & structures,
8. Networking Opportunities
9. Exhibition
10. Hackathon.

*CODE OF CONDUCT*
Our meetup is dedicated to providing a harassment-free meetup experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of meetup participants in any form. We do not hold meetups in religious and political settings, also sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for meetup venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Meetup participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the meetup at the discretion of the meetup organizers.

Please note that all COVID-19 safety protocols will be duly observed and for further enquiries do contact us via meetup message on this channel.

Past events (16)

CodeUp Blockchain Festival - Uganda

Hotel Jfrigh Makerere

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