Team Power Bit Crunchers And Team Zeena Platform Win Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020

Team Power Bit Crunchers (hardware category) and Team Zeena Platform (software category) have emerged as the winners of the 3-Day Finals of the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon, organized by the Lagos State government.

Both teams earned the combined prize money of 10 million. The winners and runners-up will also get working space at Eko Innovation Centre, while all ten (10) finalists will get mentorship opportunities, among other consolation prizes.

Mr. Olonma Ibrahim and Peter Okonma represented the hardware team, while Oluwasemi Oreoluwa and Adenitire Ayonikun represented the software team at the event.

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Team Recycle Rex Win Power Pitch Award In The 2020 Global Conrad Challenge Innovation Competition

Ojih Favour, Idris Elizabeth, Akalugwu Chibuzor & Eghahi Anthony from Team Recycle Rex, students of Government Science and Technical College, Garki Abuja have won the Power Pitch Award in the Global Conrad Challenge Innovation Competition and multiple undergraduate scholarships.

The Conrad Challenge is an annual innovation challenge designed for high school students between the ages of 13 – 18. The challenge is designed for participants to apply their knowledge of science and technology, engineering, and mathematics to solve real-world problems around them. The competition brings together about a thousand five hundred participants worldwide.

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Gradely Wins 2020 Nigeria Finals Of MEST Africa Challenge

Gradely has emerged the winner of the MEST Africa country challenge for Nigeria, which involved about 9 startups and was held on July 22, 2020.

Other startups that pitched are Edusko Africa, At your service, Scrapays, Padimi, Idera, Toju, Finance Sycamore, and Social Lender.

Finance Sycamore, Social Lender, and Toju are in the fintech sector.

Edusko Africa and Gradely are edtech startups, Scrapays is in the recycletech sector while At your service makes it easy for human resources to be found, hired and managed using tech. Padimi is a social enterprise bridging the social security gap for unbankable Africans.

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