Startup Port Harcourt Week is an annual event that brings the tech startup ecosystem, academics and policy makers to connect, inspire, showcase, explore, launch products and participate in conversations that would shape the city’s future, and unlock the potentials of the digital economy and creative economy.

Date: 25th - 31st October 2020. Details soon...



Super Startup Sunday

A meetup for startups, investors, tech talents and creatives in an environment that encourages networking. View program


For 24 hours, 10 teams comprising of computer programmers, graphic designers, interface designers and content creators, will collaborate to develop tech solutions to common problems in the city Read more

Ease of Doing Business Meeting

The conversation this year will be centered on security, getting credit, providing electricity and contracting with the government. View Program.


Demo Day

Founders pitch the next big things in a hall filled with investors, policy makers and media practitioners. View program Schedule

Startup Kids

If the millennials could disrupt and change the world’s thinking, we can only imagine the value the next generation would bring. Startup Kids is an event where kids Read more

Town Hall Meeting

Where the tech startup ecosystem, academics and policy makers gather to discuss the future. Read more

Investors Dinner

A dinner for investors and prospective investors interested in the opportunities in the local tech and innovation space.

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The Coffee House

Four evenings of thought provoking conversations, in a relaxed setting with live music performances in between. Read more

Innovation Tour

A tour of bloggers and media experts to Innovation Hubs across the city, to explore their spaces, products and programs, and give them real-time online publicity. Read more

She in Tech

An annual gathering of female tech talents. This year will focus on Online Outsourcing and The Future of Work. Read more

Gamer's Party

Challenge, exhibition, game testing competition and mad fun.  A must for gamers! Read more

A Documentary on The Eco-System

The story of the rising growth of hubs, startups, tech communities and how they are transforming Port Harcourt to an innovation hub.


The time to unwind after six days of intense learning and engagement.

Fit Fam

All work and no play makes Mark a dull CEO. Grab your trainers... 

Let’s go!

Fireside Chat

Series of structured chat with key resource personalities.



The Office of The Deputy Governor of River State


Green Energy





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2019 Theme Song

Startup Port Harcourt Week 2019 Theme Song

Startup Port Harcourt Week Open Day 2019… in the words of  Andrew Banigo

The Port Harcourt Startup Community is flourishing, and it is great to be able to say that! After years of nurturing the seed of this community, sowed with a clear vision and watered with hard work, innovation, selflessness and optimism, the shoots of the community are out in the open…

Startup Port Harcourt Week 2019 Open Day 1 |My Story by Fortune Sipay

Speaking to the public was never a problem for me, doing it comfortably was… Growing up from childhood, I have never had an issue standing in front of an audience, the boldness naturally comes from within especially when I am very conversant with the topic concerned. Startup Port Harcourt Week…

PORT HARCOURT: The Garden City of Culture and Technology – Professor Emeritus E J Alagoa OON, NNOM, dssrs

  Port Harcourt was conceived by the British colonial rulers in 1913 as a central building block of their emerging Nigeria project. The old Township, Harbour, Railway Station, Market, Commercial District and old Government Residential Area (GRA), were position alongside the Waterside and surrounding rural communities to create a unique…

When I think of Port Harcourt, I think of evolution – Sotonye Odugbemi (Video)

My name is Dr. Sotonye Odugbemi and I was raised in Port Harcourt. When I think of Port Harcourt, I think of evolution; the ability to transform, to change according to the circumstances across time. Historically we’ve known Port Harcourt as a trading port, as a garden city, and more…

We can see a lot of tech hubs coming out in Port Harcourt – Fortune Bekee Cofounder, Ikokuonline.com

Hello Port Harcourt. My name is Fortune Bekee, Co-founder and CEO of ikokuonline.com. Ikoku online is an effort by myself and my co-founder Mr. Emmanuel Ogochukwu to help car owners to live a more stress-free life while dealing with issues relating to their car. Now we’ve have done that by…