Vote for these 5 Nigerian entrepreneurs in US global tech competition semi-finals
Its a known fact that Nigeria is full of entrepreneurial talent and lately our technology entrepreneurs have started gaining international reach.
This year, 5 entrepreneurs from Nigeria have scaled into the semifinals of the global GIST Tech-I competition with 102 others from 135 countries.
The GIST Tech-I competition is an annual science and technology entrepreneurship competition for innovators from emerging markets to gain visibility, mentorship and funding. The competition is organized by the U.S. department of State’s Global Innovation through Science & Technology (GIST) Initiative and implemented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
This 5 Nigerian entrepreneurs and their startups/ideas include:
1. Silas Okwoche (NerveFlo.com) 2. Daniel Isa (AfriBotix) 3. Maxwell Chinnah (Genesys Cooker) 4. Destiny Fredrick (EcoFuture) 5. Nnenna Okoye (ResSpot)
You can get more details of their innovative startup/ideas by watching their pitch videos at the GIST website.
VOTING is currently ongoing everyday from April 1 until May 1 to help determine the 30 finalist that will showcase and pitch at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2016) June 23-26 in Silicon Valley, California U.S.A.
Support our own people to go global at the finals by VOTING for them all at the GIST website. In order to vote, please follow the following steps;
1. Log in/register at the GIST website here –> www.gistnetwork.org/user/
2. Then use this link to find all the Nigerian startup entries on one page https://yerl.org/Tz04K
3. Finally, Click the “Select All” button, then click the “Batch Vote” button.
A notification will popup thanking you for your vote and informing you that you can vote again in 24 hours. It is also inform you to vote for a country for next year’s bootcamp, please select “Nigeria” and vote.
Please see picture of event & voting process attached.