Eight (8) Startup Businesses Emerge Winners Of 2023 Gitex Pitch Competition (Lagos Road­show Edition)

Eight (8) startup businesses have emerged winners of the 2023 Gitex Pitch Competition, Lagos Road­show edition, which was held at the Eko Innovation Centre, Ikoyi on May 12, 2023.

The winners at the Lagos Roadshow Event are Pocket Food; Fuspay Technologies; Byte; Africa Comicade, Get Equity; Alajo; Instant Rad, and Dataleum.

The Lagos State Government in partnership with Eko Innova­tion Centre would be sponsoring the startups on an all-expense paid session to Morocco and Dubai for the Gitex Supernova Pitch Competition where the entrepreneurs would pitch their ideas and compete on a global scale before fund managers and investors.

Olatunbosun Alake, Special Adviser on Innovation and Tech­nology to the Lagos State Gov­ernment reaffirmed the state’s commitment to partnering with the Dubai World Trade Centre, the organizers of Gitex Global, to provide the platform for young companies or small businesses to become global companies and operate on a global scale.

In his words on the 2023 Gitex Pitch Competition, Lagos Road­show edition:

“It is an opportunity for La­gos startups to showcase their ingenuity across a global audi­ence, as it helps to validate their products and services, puts them in front of other competitors as well as exposure for investment opportunities to Nigeria.”

He added that the entrepre­neurs provide economic value through the Gitex platform as it puts them in front of investors sponsored by the Lagos State Government.

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