#SMWLAGOS | Pictures From #YTech100 as Ndani TV hosts the 100 most innovative in the Nigerian tech space
Konga’s Sim Shagaya, iROKO’s Bastian Gotter, Google’s Juliet Ehimuan, others connect at #YTech100 as Ndani TV hosts the 100 most innovative in the Nigerian tech space.
Ndani TV and Y!/YNaija.com hosted 100 of the most innovative people in the Nigerian Tech space – #YTech100 – at Social Media Week Lagos 2014. The invitation-only event held on Friday, 21 February 2014 at Four Points by Sheraton, Lekki, Lagos.
The event, which was kicked off with remarks from Lola Odedina, head of the Communications and External Affairs Division, GTBank, had in attendance influential technology leaders including Country Manager of Goggle, Juliet Ehimuan; Co-founder of the Co-Creation Hub, Femi Longe; Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, Gbenga Sesan; CEO of Future Software Resources, Nkemdilim Begho; co-founder ofiROKO TV; Bastian Gotter; founding CEO of Jumia, Tunde Kehinde; Head of Digital Marketing GTBank, Pascal Or, amongst others.
There is a real thirst for knowledge in Nigeria and so we need to invest in our mind economy,” said Emeka Okoye, founder of Open Africa. “To be a tech entrepreneur you must be willing to make sacrifices, because the technology industry is presently at its lowest ebb”
The exclusive cocktail and networking event saw the 100 Tech honourees presented with certificates of recognition.
See pictures from the event below;
The event was held as one of major highlights of Social Media Week Lagos 2014.