GITEX 2021: NITDA Unveils Top 9 Nigerian Tech Start-Ups at Global Forum
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has unveiled 2021 Nine top Nigerian innovative technology-driven startups with solutions to technology issues
The start-up were unveiled at the 41 edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), the world’s biggest technology show in 2021 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.
The Nigerian start-ups 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 area of Fifth-generation wireless technology (5G); Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Augmented Analytics; Transportation; Digital Economies; Cyber Security and Resilience; Cloud and Edge computing, and Blockchain technology.
The innovative startups were exhibited and presented by young Nigerians behind the technological applications. They include EDU-VR, a virtual Reality for education presented by Ibrahim 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