Capacity building for human development in form of training in ICT, Robotics, workshops, tech entrepreneurship
The Bayelsa Tech Hub, is a technology and enterprise development establishment providing a wide range of support services such as Co-work spaces, Incubation, Training’s and Robotics to help the Bayelsa community build livelihood through technology, innovation and diverse enterprises. We are a people centered community focused on growing talent, sustaining businesses and developing human capital in Bayelsa State and beyond.Established in November 2019 as a CSR project of the Bank of Industry, the Bayelsa Tech Hub is cited in the capital city; Yenagoa, as the go-to establishment for tech innovations. Through her Programs and Initiatives, the Hub exists to support the growth of Indigenous Startups, Up and coming tech entrepreneurs, SMEs, Local Tech Communities and other stakeholders. The Bayelsa Tech Hub is positioned for the future to be a recognized center for research and development in key sectors of our economy. For this purpose, the Facility houses a laboratory for robotics, drone technology, artificial intelligence, game development and coding programs. The Bayelsa Tech Hub is powered by Bank of Industry (BoI) and managed by Vatebra Tech Hub. Incubator/Accelerator
Our incubator/accelerator program is for start-ups and budding entrepreneurs with genius tech-driven business ideas. We provide business mentorship and infrastructural support (office spaces) that will help the entrepreneurs scale. Through our incubation programs, we provide Incubation for Startups with Minimum Viable Products annually, and help them through a series of enterprise training, finance and technical support to get to Product Market Fit. Training
We offer tech training as short courses, intermediary courses and professional curricular courses. Our courses cut across Programming, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Use of Microsoft Office Suite and other tech-related training’s. We also offer non-tech training in areas of entrepreneurship and business management. We provide Tech and Enterprise Development training’s to foster human capital development in Bayelsa State. Our training’s are targeted at building Tech skills among Young people while providing enterprise support for Business Owners and Startups. Robotics
We also have a great in-house robotics lab. Robotics has proven to be a more interesting and engaging way to teach STEM to young people. The coming decade will be defined by the largest workforce transition in the history of mankind. Millions of jobs will be lost to technology, while new jobs will be created. Robotics and artificial intelligence will be the driving force behind future technology that will drive new jobs. Through our weekend robotics program for Kids and other in-house and onsite programs, we are building the next generation of innovators through Robotics, Drone Technology and Artificial Intelligence Programs. Coworking
We offer subscription-based co-work spaces and shared offices with world class amenities. We offer a range of affordable co-work spaces to cater to the needs of up-and-coming entrepreneurs, existing startups and individuals who seek a more convenient set up structure for their business.