Google has launched its first Developers Space in Africa. Co-located with Impact Hub, Ikoyi, the Google Developers Space is the first in sub-Saharan African nations.
According to Launchpad Accelerator Africa head of operations, Onajite Emerhor, the developer space will be available for individual use, code labs, hackathons, tech events, training, boot camps, startup related programmes, and other Google initiatives. She added that it is free for all permitted engagements, events inclusive. However, paid events won’t be allowed.
On his part, Nigeria’s Google country manager, Juliet Ehimuan reiterated that this newly-launched project is part of Google’s commitment to bolster tech entrepreneurs’ activities in the African space.
The Developers space consist one 120-seating capacity hall, meeting rooms, lounge/cafe, and other facilities.