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Conversations With Yele Bademosi

  • CapitalSquare Ikoyi 114B Ilupeju Street Lagos, LA Nigeria (map)
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CapitalSquare will be hosting a fireside chat with Yele Bademosi, Founder & Managing Partner of Microtraction,. The discussion will be themed 'How To Get Funding For Your Startup'.

Yele is a technology entrepreneur and angel investor. Along with the team and advisory board at Microtraction, he helps startups get to a point where they are impressive enough to raise more funding or join world class accelerators.

In this interactive session, he will be sharing his experience with advising sartups and helping them get funding. He will also share insights into journey as a tech entrepreneur and angel investor.

There'll be a Q&A session, so attendees get to ask questions and contribute to the conversation.


Date: November 28, 2017

Time: 5 pm - 8 pm

Venue: CapitalSquare Ikoyi - 114B Ilupeju Street, Dolphin Estate Ikoyi (directions below)

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

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Yele Bademosi is the Founder & Managing Partner ofMicrotraction, an angel fund that invests in Africa’s most remarkable technical founders at the earliest stage of their venture and helps them build enduring companies.

Prior to Microtraction, Yele joined Starta as the General Manager pre-launch, after moving back to Nigeria in December 2015. The company reached 24,000+ subscribers in 8 months and was acquired by Potential Group within 6 months of operation. 

Yele studied medicine at King’s College London before opting out to focus on technology entrepreneurship. He spent a year learning iOS Development & UX/UI design later founding Purple, a social app for university students in the U.K. After Purple, Yele led product design at Rocko Labs, a product development studio and shipped products like Postnote & Clink

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  • 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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