Presidency Picks 30 Nigerians To Pitch Tech Ideas At Aso Villa (See Full List)


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In fulfillment of its commitment
to boost technology and
encourage innovative ideas, the
Presidency, through the platform
of “Aso Villa Demo Day”, has
selected top 30 Nigerians among hundreds that pitched at three
different events in Lagos, Abuja
and Port-Harcourt in June.
(The events were held in Lagos –
June 23rd, Abuja – June 25th
and Port-Harcourt – June 29th.) The 30 selected Nigerians will be
hosted at the Presidency, Aso
Rock, on a date to be
announced soon to pitch their
winning ideas.
During the pitch events, participating Nigerians
presented ideas and solutions
for Technology, Agriculture,
Communications, Power, Fashion
and Entertainment which
revealed talents, skills and critical thinking.
In the selection process, each
applicant was assessed by a
minimum of four judges and
some of the criteria used in
assessing were: Can this idea make money?
Has a revenue model been
defined and is it realistic?
What is the value proposition to
customers?
Is there a functional product? Does it deliver a compelling and
captivating user experience?
How resource- intensive is the
idea? Is this idea scalable?
BELOW IS THE COMPLETE LIST OF
THE 30 FINALISTS SELECTED FOR THE ASO VILLA DEMO DAY:
1. Chika Uwaze – Talent Base
2. Obidipe Oluwaseun – Mocapro
3. Tele Ogundipe – Egusi Soupe
4. Amaka Osita – Fuel
Voucher.com.ng 5. Tolu Adeyanju – Red Bank
6. Ifedayo Oladapo – Grit
Systems
7. Nkem Okocha – Mama Moni
Limited
8. Ebuka Nwora – Etyres 9. Dami Olokesusi – Shuttlers NG
10. Amarachi Nwanamodo –
Amagzy Global Ventures
11. Oladimeji Sofowora, Wole
Ralph, Laolu Ojeniyi – One
Medical 12. Mogbeyiteran Tosan –
Blackswan
13. Angela Adelaja – Fresh Direct
14. Ahmed Sodiq – Micro Scale
embedded
15. Dimgba Kalu – Projaro 16. Abubakar Garba & Abdul
Samad Gorbin
17. Emmanuel Okena –
Tracology
18. Lois Auta – Cedar’s seed
19. Kamaludeen Sabiu – Seamless system’
20. Peter Agada – Tiller Cyrus
21. Desmond Okoye – Doctor’s
office
22. Uzuq Tim – Tembe.com.ng
23. Alifa Nicholas – Ajaoku.com 24. Roland Reagan & Edmond
Adoku – Meditech
25. Akinola Solomon – Africa on
the rise tech community
26. Alison Ukonu – Recycle
points 27. Uche Ariolu – Foodstantly
28. Benson Godwin – Tuteria
29. Mina Ogbanga – Ascent GP
30. Odior Yole – GO CV
Laolu Akande
Senior Special Assistant-Media & Publicity
Office of the Vice President
August 4, 2016