Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo CEO of NED Com Oaks, Owners of Victoria Crest Comes, one of Nigeria’s foremost Real Estate Company Nigeria on Monday 14th of October empowered 5 young entrepreneurs in the Tech Industry.
At the maiden edition of KOPETECH 2019, a yearly Programme for empowering young tech entrepreneurs in the six geopolitical zone of Nigeria, 5 out of 12 young up-coming Tech Entrepreneurs were rewarded with cash rewards for the business after been carefully selected by a 6-man panel which include Mr.Noble Igwe, Dr Roland Igbinosa, Dr Lizzy and others.
The host and convener, Dr. Kenny Okonkwo, in his remark charged young entrepreneur to be hard-working resilient and never expect anything on a platter of gold especially in a difficult Nigerian terrain, where there are so many things to pull one down.
Stating further, the real estate mogul told the young entrepreneurs to expect many discouragemnts and knock downs but should not give up but rather stay focused and be disciplined.
Other dignataries at the event were, barrister sylvester okonkwo MD CEO chintos , CEO technologies barrister sylvester okonkwo CEO chinto Technologies ,Mr ronald igbinoba CEO of pythos group , mr noble Igwe brand influencer and Julius Omodayo owotuga (CFA) CEO Amperion
Also at the event was the chairman of Insight Communication, Dr. Ken Onyeali Ikpe who advised youths and entrepreneurs to channel their energies to solutions rather than complaints as there are a lot of opportunities in the country.
The highlight of the event was the presentation of cheques to the 5 lucky entrepreneurs picked by the 6-man panelist.
Swift Medispark a company that develops software discouraging paper work in our hospital and encouraging efficiency went home with $5,000 for coming tops while the remaining contestants went home with N1,000,000 each. All the contestants were also rewarded with a year office space in lekki and a mentorship class with Dr kennedy
The other contestants were, Fluxbie, a Public BUS transport application for hailing bus through their smart phone and Akio, real estate software app for rent solution, ALT consult, an application that gives access to low income earners who hopes to invest in real estate and 360 human, a real estate application that makes it easy for clients to see through houses in a 3D format.
Dr kennedy in his closing urged the contestants who lost the winners not to relent on their quest for success and reward everyone one N100,000 each for participating.