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Guardian Tech Joins CommunicationsWeek to Drive CFA's Startups Hangout

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Guardian Tech, an arm of the Guardian Newspaper Limited, has joined the likes of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek and, as one of the official media partners for the CFA's Startups Hangout.

The CFA's Startups Hangout, a monthly event by where Startups meet to learn and grow from insights and tested proven practical steps shared by invited successful serial entrepreneurs to speak to them from their experiences.

Having run for five consecutive months and with a pitch session on the fourth month, the Guardian expresses confidence in the program having seen the vision to help entrepreneurs to grow in Nigeria.

Ibru Toke, executive director of the Guardian Newspaper Limited, showered praises on what the CFA team had done so far regarding the CFA's Startups Hangout, expressing readiness for a strategic media partnership to further add value to the program.

As official media partners for the CFA'S Startups Hangout, Guardian Tech is obliged to promote and drive the event through its platforms, while it enjoys branding opportunities.

Speaking about the partnership with Guardian Tech, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata (CFA), Founder of expressed elation and gratitude for the readiness of Guardian Tech to support the CFA'S Startups Hangout.

"We sincerely appreciate your support and keep up the good work for the ecosystem. You've indeed given Tech a voice in the mainstream media", CFA said.

Meanwhile, from inception of the CFA's Startups Hangout, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has been one of the strong media partners of the event. Guardian Tech will also start to promote the next edition of the event slated for June 23, 2017.

"We'd sincerely appreciate the publishing of pre and post event materials for the CFA's Startups Hangout, such as press releases and photos", CFA added.

The CFA'S Startups Hangout has been a source of inspiration to many young entrepreneurs in the startup ecosystem and one of the startups that has enjoyed some of the benefits is

Hostelsvilla,com, a hyper-local online, off-campus student accommodation booking and roommate finding platform, whose Founder, Joel Amawhe had won the Pitch session organised during the April, 2017 edition of the CFA's Startups Hangout. The win earned Joel Amawhe a one on one with CFA on Tech Trends on Channels Television.

Joel Amawhe, gave an account of the challenges faced and the emergence of his platform,

He stressed that platform integrates the whole long process of searching, contacting owners, booking hostels and roommates into one safe & secured, free-to-use and hassle-free platform.

The next edition of the the CFA's Startups Hangout comes up on Friday, June 23, 2017. To be part of the hangout, register at

CFA's Startups Hangout in session