Uwem Uwemakpan

About Me

Uwem Uwemakpan is the Entrepreneurship Programme Manager of the largest Pan-African Entrepreneurship Programme which convenes the biggest gathering of African Entrepreneurs yearly - The Tony Elumelu Foundation Uwem is also the Lagos Chapter Director of Silicon Valley based Startup Grind and manages the community team and initiatives. He drives 'The Afropreneur Network', an initiative dedicated to growing the African Entrepreneur and also sits on the 2018 Advisory Board of the South By SouthWest (SXSW) Accelerator, Injini (Africa's EdTech Incubator), and the Lagos ambassador for Startupbootcamp. He believes entrepreneurship is key to Africa's development and as such invests his time and resources in initiatives that help the African Entrepreneur grow.