Ad
Press Releases

FCMB Launches Hub One.

The Nigerian Tech industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. Many innovative ideas, platforms and more have been developed, which have provided more job opportunities. However, certain infrastructural gaps created a need for affordable tech spaces and enabling environment where tech start-ups can thrive, collaborate and share ideas without having to deal with exorbitant overhead costs. To address those gaps, FCMB has created Hub One, a tech-themed co-working space. Hub One is a space that allows for partnerships, collaborations, and possible investments. It is a professional office space with unlimited internet, constant power supply, free coffee and a community of like minds.

Speaking at the official launch of Hub One, Adam Nuru, Managing Director of FCMB, said the Bank recognizes and believes in the power of technology and youth-driven enterprises. He assured the public that FCMB will continue to invest in initiatives that support and develop Tech start-ups in Nigeria. According to Bukola Smith, Executive Director, Business Development, FCMB:

 “Hub One is designed to engage the Tech ecosystem as a means of providing solutions for today and the future’’.

She further stated that the Bank intends to create physical and virtual hubs across the nation over the next few years.

Bukola Smith, Executive Director, Business Development, pictured 2nd left with other FCMB executives at the event

Situated in the heart of Yaba, Lagos, Hub One which is created in partnership with Passion Incubator, is a conducive environment designed to foster collaboration and drive creativity within Nigeria’s tech start-up ecosystem.

Olufunbi Falayi, CEO of Leadspace by Passion Incubatorcommended FCMB for the initiative. He disclosed that:

“Hub One provides the necessary infrastructure for tech start-ups, as well as capacity building events, to enable them to focus their limited resources on their business development. Routinely, Hub One will host several incubation programmes, hackathons and pitches to support and provide a platform for tech start-ups”

Olufunbi Falayi, CEO of Leadspace by Passion Incubator pictured right commended FCMB for the Hub one initiative

For FCMB, Hub One is more than just a physical location, it’s a vision. A vision that supports the aspirations of Nigeria’s tech start-ups to attain their full potential.

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited is a member of FCMB Group Plc, which is one of the leading financial services institutions in Nigeria with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. Having successfully transformed to a retail banking and wealth management-led group, FCMB expects to continue to distinguish itself through innovation and the delivery of exceptional services.

Ad

7 comments on “FCMB Launches Hub One.

  1. Alexius Ide says:

    It’s always good to know that there are improvements in the Nigerian tech world lovely to see

  2. JohnJuwel says:

    HEY MISS TECHY,
    I WILL LOVE TO ASK, DID ALL THE BANKS IN NIGERIA, RECIEVE AN ORDER FROM CBN TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE A HUB, OR A TECHNOLOGICAL LAB WHERE THEY TALK OF TECH AND FIND A WAY ENHANCE THEIR BUSINESS FORWARD. A DAY BACK WE HEARD FROM ACCESS BANK.
    I’M NOT CASTIGATING ANYONE, JUST THAT THE TREND IS OFTEN.

    KUDOS TO EVERYONE 👍

  3. Austin says:

    . . .did i just hear unlimited internet access? Bring it on! I love this, and i hope it gets to my city.

  4. Kehinde Adeleke says:

    First it was access bank and now FCMB, it seems they know that the world is moving to a connected age.
    No one wants to be left behind.

    Oh yeah Misstechy, what about he umidigi a3 and the SanDisk sd card giveaway?? Am I the only one that remembered???

  5. Princewill says:

    Very impressive, keep it up FCMB… my bank and I

  6. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE ALWAYS WANTED. CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS GETTING INTO THE TECH SPACE.
    I HOPE THEY WILL SPREAD THIS TO OTHER MAJOR CITIES IN NIGERIA 🇳🇬…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll to top