Monday, February 29, 2016

CFA, Chioma Chuka, 98 others honour @YTech 2916

A total of 100 young most innovative tech personalities in Nigeria were honoured at the #YTech100 event held on February 25, 2016, as sideline event for the Social Media Week, reports ITRealms.

The list of awardees comprise Olumide Ogunlana, the Founder of, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata, presenter of Tech Trends on Channels Television and Founder of, Kingsley Ezeani, the Founder at Information Nigeria, Chioma Chuka, VP at Red Digital and Busayo Longe, Co-Founder at Form+ as well as 95 other young tech innovators in Nigeria.

Correspondent reports that the MD of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, delivered a keynote address on the “Globalization: From Local Champions To Unicorns.”

Earlier, a panel discussion had Honorable Olufemi Odubiyi, Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Segun Agbaje, the MD of GTbank, Mr. Mitchell Alegbe, the MD of Interswitch, Oreoluwa Somolu-Lesi, the ED of W.Tec and Emeka Azuka Okoye, Co-Founder of Next2, with Chioma Chuka, VP at Red Digital anchoring. 

Discussants agreed that Nigerian small businesses, especially techies, should think big, start small, scale fast, in order to survive and thrive globally.

The second panel discussion, ITRealms gathered had Mr. Kingsley Ezeani, Founder at Information Nigeria, Olumide Ogunlana, of and Busayo Longer, Co-Founder at Form+.

ITRealms recalls that the #YTech100 is an annual cocktail and networking event hosted by Y!/ in partnership with GTBank at Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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