Thursday, October 21, 2021

Top 9 Nigerian tech start-ups unveiled @GITEX - ITREALMS

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has unveiled 2021 nine-top Nigerian innovative technology-driven startups at the 41st edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), reports ITREALMS.
GITEX prides itself as the world’s biggest technology show were the young Nigerian behinds the products and services made a presentation to the global audience.

The startups demonstrated the innovative products and services holding in Dubai where government departments and international tech majors showcase their latest technologies to thousands of visitors during the five-day show.

They were selected by a panel of judges instituted by NITDA that considered and scored the applications from within the Nigerian technology startup ecosystem based on the solutions they provided that meet global standards.

Most of the winning entries addressed areas of Fifth-Generation wireless technology (5G); Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Augmented Analytics; Transportation; Digital Economies; Cyber Security and Resilience; Cloud and Edge computing, and Block chain technology.

Also, the startups were presented by young Nigerians behind the technological applications. They include EDU-VR, a virtual Reality for education presented by Ibtrahim Arome; Fascinate Technologies, a Smart Waste Management System presented by Chijioke Ngige; Trail, a GPS App that has live camera for monitoring children while being transported to schools and presented by Malumi Opeyemi and RINET, a research and innovative network solution for detecting and fighting plagiarism by Usman Murtala.

Others include Bridging Safe, a technological intervention on health therapy for solutions to mental health challenges; Fuel intellisense, an automated tank gauges to guard against fraudulent dispensing of fuel presented Tolu Abikehin and HalalVest, a fintech tool for saving, borrowing, insuring and investing in business. It was presented by Oguntoyinbo Abdulazeez Femi.

The exhibition which held in Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Dubai, United Arabs Emirates, with the theme: ‘Creating a Bolder Digital Future Together’ for this year.

In addition a series of conferences and workshops were organised on the side-lines of the exhibition, including Gitex Future Stars which is one of the world’s largest tech startup events of 2021, hosted over 700 startups from 60 countries along with a network of more than 400 international investors and VCs, and will put an increased spotlight on the transformational potential of Fintech and Blockchain.

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