The 2nd edition of the #YTech100 – a gathering aimed at celebrating the brightest and best in Nigeria’s technology space, held yesterday, Sunday 27th February 2015 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.
This year’s event tagged “What’s Africa’s Next Wave?”, featured speeches from the CEO of Diamond Bank Plc, Uzoma Dozie and MD of Internet Solutions Ltd, Olusola Teniola.
An interesting segment of the event was a panel discussion session featuring the Marek Zmyslowski (MD, Jovago Nigeria), Obi Ejimofo (MD, Lamudi Nigeria) Nkem Uwaje (Founder, Futuresoft Nigeria) and Bankole Oluwafemi (Editor, Techcabal); who shared ideas on what Africa’s next wave in technology should be.
The highlight of the night was the presentation of certificates to the 100 deserving change-makers in the Nigerian technology industry. They included; Gbenga Sesan (Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria), Jason Njoku (Co-Founder, Iroko TV), Bankole Cardoso (EasyTaxi Nigeria), Mark Essien (Founder, Hotels.ng), Seun Onigbinde (Budgit) and Opeyemi Awoyemi (Co-Founder, Jobberman).
The cocktail event was hosted by YNaija. Other partners include Laredo International and Blossom Bakers’ House.