Tech hubs are a space or region where a high density of startup companies cluster together and become part of the economic infrastructure of the community.
Tech hubs play a very important role in a tech community, they are where great innovations are born. it is a place where investors look for startups to invest in, tech hubs organizes events, meetups and conferences where everyone can gather to talk about problems people are facing and how they can be solved.
Tech hubs are very beneficiary to startups, they are co-workspace for early-stage startups, they organize incubators, accelerators and other opportunities for startups to participate in to get capital and mentorship.
In the south-east and south-southern Nigeria where the tech ecosystem is a fast developing one and startups are being launched every day the need for individuals, entrepreneur, startups founders and investors to join a tech hub has become relatively high, they need to understand the ecosystem, developer need to be brought together and individuals seeking to nurse their great idea to fruition.
Here is a comprehensive list of tech hubs in the south-east and south-south of Nigeria arranged in no particular order. there are much, this list might shock you.
- Innovation Growth Hub 62, Asa Road, 450211, Aba
- LearnFactory Nigeria 44B Aba-Owerri Road, Behind MTN Building Umugasi Aba, Abia
- Rad5 tech Hub 4th Floor, 7 Factory Road by Eziukwu Junction Aba, Abia State, Nigeria
- RootHub The RootHub, Opposite Ibom Hall, AKEES Plaza, IBB Avenue, Uyo.
- Start Innovation Hub 3rd Floor, Ibom eLibrary OCmplex, IBB Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
- Devamplify Devamplify Hub, First Floor, Grace and Faith House Opposite State Library, Aroma Awka, Anambra State.
- iDEA Hub Emporium C, Tinapa Knowledge City, Tinapa, Adiabo, Cross River State.
- Lift Hub 6A housing estate RD, off ndidem Usang ISO (Marian) Calabar, Cross River State.
- TNX College 54 ndidem Usang ISO (Marian) Calabar, Cross River State.
- DS-iHub No 1, DBS Junction Okpanam Road, Besides Zenith Bank, Asaba
- ROAR Nigeria University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu.
- Genesys Tech Hub: Lifestyle and Golf City, KM 7 Port Harcourt – Enugu Expressway, Ugwuaji, Enugu
- Testrogen Hub 78 Enugu-Abakaliki Rd, Ntezi Abba, Abakaliki
- TechHub Africa 3, Yar’adua Drive, by Concorde Junction, off PortHarcourt Road, New Owerri, New Owerri, Owerri.
- Heartland Incubation Hub New Owerri, Obinze.
- Owerri Tech Hub; Owerri Tech hub’s goal is a clear one to accelerate and mentor startups and train individuals with the required skills needed for jobs of the future. but ‘the why?’ behind is more interesting. The hub was set up to address the challenges of Startups and SME in the various area geared towards the sustenance of their business; the epileptic state of Power in Nigeria has forced many businesses to fold up and it is obvious that to overcome this menace, a huge sum of cash may be involved.
- Focus Hub No 20 Tip-Top street, off Psychiatric Road, Rumuigbo, Port-Harcourt
- Ken Saro-Wiwa Innovation Hub 24 Aggrey road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Olotu Square No 1 Khana Street D-Line Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- SnapiLABs Pavillon House, East West Road, Alakahia, Port-harcourt
- KoWorkNG 77, Evo road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
- Sprint Hub Second Floor,Pavillon House, East West Road, Alakahia, Port-harcourt
- Strategic Hub Fonte House (Behind MRS) First Artillery Junction, Aba Road Port Harcourt
- Creative Hub 45 Evo Road GRA Phase 2 Port Harcourt
- Tech Creek Rivers State ICT Center, Airforce, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.