Discover the Winners of the Startupper Challenge in Nigeria
A brief about the winning projects
Best Female Entrepreneur
Rebecca Adeosun: oCycle (Organic Cycle) - An Agro enterprise project that is aimed at curbing food wastage in Nigeria through the use of digital technology. It leverages Bio and Digital Technology to create value added products from biowaste at different stages of it’s organic cycle. It aims to up-cycle neglected Bio-waste into Bio-food, Bio-fertilizers and Bio-fuel towards achieving SDGs 7 through 13.
Best Startup under 3 years
Nonso Opurum: SOSO Care - A low cost insuretech which aims to use recyclable garbage as a financial resource enabling millions of uninsured slum dwellers mostly pregnant women and kids to access micro health insurance. Members access care by delivering recyclable materials like bottles, glass, plastics bags equivalent to premium monthly to our partner agents who sell the collected waste to big recycling companies as raw materials.
Best Business Creation Project
Michael Osumune: Smart Inverter System - A smart inverter system that is used in solar PV installation for energy conversion process. The services provided by the inverter system are wireless internet access and Ai-enabled security surveillance using face and people detection algorithm. Other services include an alarm system for when a user is notified of an intruder, one can easily trigger the alarm to scare the intruder. These services can be done directly from the smart inverter mobile application.