It was a night of recognition and celebration of excellence as one of the biggest tech ecosystem events in Nigeria, Art of Technology Lagos 5.0 recognized and celebrated key players who have contributed to the growth of the tech and creative scenes both at home and abroad.
The AOT 5.0 Tech Ecosystem Awards presented a medium for recognizing individuals, organizations and startups that have excelled in their efforts to stimulate the growth of the Nigerian Tech Ecosystem, which plays a pivotal role in the development of the Nigerian economy.
The following startups, organizations and individuals were awarded for their immense contribution to the creative and tech ecosystem in Nigeria.
- Social Innovation Award – ALX
- Clean Tech Innovation Award – Sunfi
- Customer Service Award – Chowdeck
- Local Investor of the Year Award – Ventures Platform
- Tech Personality of the Year Award – O.O Nwoye
- Women in Tech Award – Solape Akinpelu
- Tech Journalist of the Year – Benjamin Dada
- Robotics & Automation Excellence Award – Reflect Robotics
- Gaming & Entertainment Innovation Award – Africa Comicade
- Incubator/Accelerator Program of the Year – Founder Institute Lagos
- AI & Machine Learning Excellence Award – DSN – Data Science Network
- Startup of the Year – Kunda Kids
- Partner of the Year – Nest Innovation Park
Oladele Olafuyi, Chief Executive Officer of Kunda Kids, winner of the Startup of the Year category commended organizers of the Art of Technology conference for the recognition and award. “We are deeply grateful and excited about this award because it means a lot to us at Kunda Kids as a young startup with a vision of inspiring the next generation and changing the way people see Africa”, he stated.
Commenting on the customer service award, Kennedy Offor, Head of Sales and Partnerships, Chowdeck, said that AOT is an exceptional platform for recognizing hard work and excellence from different startups, organizations and individuals that are making an impact in the ecosystem. “With this award, we are poised and encouraged to keep delivering happiness to our numerous customers in communities where we operate”, he stated.