Firm launches App challenge
To Reward Winner With N1 Million
Enterprise content management solution service provider, Busicon Nigeria Limited, has formally launched and is calling for entries for the maiden Busicon App Challenge the firm rolled out.
At a media conference in Lagos, Director, Tech Services, Busicon Nigeria Limited, Ayo Akanbi said the challenge is an initiative of the firm, meant to encourage youth participation in ICT and to aid an innovative mentality. Akanbi added that Busicon is a second generation ICT Solutions Company that is concerned about ICT development in Africa most especially for the coming generation. “Beyond the prize money of a million Naira for the winner, participants will enjoy exposure to both local and international companies that are ready to either partner or fund Tech Startups in Nigeria” he added.
Speaking about modalities of the contest, Director Sales and Marketing, Busicon Nigeria Limited, Dammy Akanbi said the contest will last for two weeks, “The first two weeks will be for entry submission, while contestants will spend the remaining four weeks to develop their ideas”. He added that contestant should visit www.busicongroup.com.ng to fill their forms.
Akanbi further said that reputable professionals would judge entries and the winning entry must provide solution to an existing challenge, must be implementable and should be achievable with minimum budget.
Director, Business development, Busicon Nigerian Limited, Yeside Ireobhude said after this maiden edition the company is open to partnership that will expand the contest and increase the prize money so that the winner can start a business with the money and the contest is open to both male and female App developers within the ages of 18-35 years old.
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