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These 30 Young Nigerians Have been Selected to Pitch their Innovative Ideas at Aso Villa Demo Day



Aso Villa Demo Day2016Thirty young Nigerians have been selected to pitch their ideas before the presidency, as well as other investors for the first edition of Aso Villa Demo Day.

The were selected from hundreds of other innovative individuals at three different events in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt.

Participants pitched ideas and solutions for Technology, Agriculture, Communications, Power, Fashion, and Entertainment displaying talent, skill and critical thinking.

The criteria used for selection 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?

The first thirty were picked from the average total of the scores.

Some of the selected Participants/Ideas

Oladimeji Sofowora, Wole Ralph and Laolu Ojeniyi‘s One Medical is a connected health records platform with a patient and doctor database.

Emmanuel Okena’s Tracology, is a patent smart payment app for waste management. It is an application that will track and fine defaulters as bar codes will be scanned to confirm who has paid dues, levies and rates.

Loui Auta of Cedar’s Seeds Foundation‘s idea is to build solar panels in strategic locations by disabled people.

Abubakar Gabar and Ahmed Gobir’s data capturing technology which uses radio frequency to connect.

Ife Oladapo’s Grit Systems that produce generators that would reduce power consumption.

Tolu Adeyanju’s Red Bank idea which will help blood banks manage their records and connect them with donors and hospitals.

Desmond Okoye’s Doctor’s Office NG, a platform that has been designed in such a way that users will have free access to doctors and also book an appointment from the comfort of their homes.

Peter Agada’s C4ISR Infrastructure that has been designed as a surveillance and communication device for our nation’s military.

Angela Adelaja’s Fresh Direct, a platform for Nigerian farmers where they take their products to the larger public and also be trained to use technology to sell their farm produce.

See the full list below:

1. Chika UwazeTalent Base

2. Obidipe OluwaseunMocapro

3. Tele OgundipeEgusi Soupe

4. Amaka OsitaFuel

5. Tolu Adeyanju – Red Bank

6. Ifedayo Oladapo – Grit Systems

7. Nkem OkochaMama Moni Limited

8. Ebuka NworaEtyres

9. Dami OlokesusiShuttlers NG

10. Amarachi NwanamodoAmagzy Global Ventures

11. Oladimeji Sofowora, Wole Ralph, Laolu Ojeniyi – One Medical

12. Mogbeyiteran TosanBlackswan

13. Angela Adelaja – Fresh Direct

14. Ahmed SodiqMicro Scale embedded

15. Dimgba KaluProjaro

16. Abubakar Garba and Abdul Samad Gorbin

17. Emmanuel Okena – Tracology

18. Lois Auta – Cedar’s seed

19. Kamaludeen SabiuSeamless systems

20. Peter Agada – Tiller Cyrus

21. Desmond Okoye – Doctor’s Office NG

22. Uzuq

23. Alifa

24. Roland Reagan and Edmond AdokuMeditech

25. Akinola SolomonAfrica on the rise tech community

26. Alison UkonuRecycle points

27. Uche ArioluFoodstantly

28. Benson GodwinTuteria

29. Mina OgbangaAscent GP

30. Odior YoleGO CV

The finalists will be attached to different Tech Hubs for more training and development, before finally pitching their ideas before the president at Aso Rock. The date for the event has not yet been announced.

Photo Credit: Twitter – Aso Villa Demo Day


  1. Amenze

    August 4, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    Gongrats to all! The only problem I have is: Will the President’s brain be able to analyze these great ideas when they pitch?

  2. Jo!

    August 4, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Ife OLadapo ????????????

  3. Sammie

    August 4, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    I see, now that Oil money isn’t profitable anymore…..

  4. Tosin

    August 5, 2016 at 7:10 am

    Tres hot

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