Getting to Market: Manufacturing & Supply Chain

November 10, 2018

November 10, 2018

10:00 To 12:00

American Corner, Co-Creation Hub Nigeria 294 Herbert Macaulay Way Lagos

Event Description

In our State of Nigerian Hardware Survey, we found that supply chain was the single biggest headache for Nigerian hardware entrepreneurs and makers. We also found that moving from prototype to manufacturing was the biggest hurdle.

ARTOP Design is the largest design firm in China. They work with more than 2000 brands, employing more than 1000 people. By being fully integrated, they offer design and manufacturing services to their clients. They are eager to learn about the Nigerian market and share their deep expertise on hardware design with Nigerian entrepreneurs to bring their products to market.


Yang Yan is a senior designer at ARTOP Chongqing, their branch which focuses deeply on manufacturing processes.

Jeremy Kirshbaum is a researcher and entrepreneur who connects African entrepreneurs with Chinese manufacturing partners.

Uche Onuora is the CEO of HITCH, a technology company that delivers low-bandwidth internet access.

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