OgadTech Solutions report that the competition, Hackaholics, organized by ALAT under the aegis of Wema Bank allows start-ups tech students to pitch their unique business idea solution with digital configurations design and developed by them for a grand price of N5Millions with other business support.
A team from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) won the 2022 competition for undergraduate students sponsored by Wema Bank.
The winning team is made up of all 400 level students from Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), their names are Otobo Nemi Richard, Agunbiade Temitope Comfort, Jumbo Tamarapreye Toluwnimi, Ige Shalom Oluwaseun, Abisuwa Oluwadunsin Timothy.
The pitch preliminaries were held in Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) on February 15 and 16, 2022, with more than 200 entries with just 3teams making it to the top for grand finale in Lagos from the centre.
The grand finale was held on May 2, 2022 in Lagos at the Wema Bank Training Schools, Illupeju were the best nine teams from 3 different universities, Babcock, UnIversity of Lagos and Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) .
The judges for the grand finale were Chuba Ezekwesili, Olamide Oladele, Joel Ogunsola and Ibifuro Apiafi.
Team Roomefrom Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) came up with the best idea and was declared as the winner of the competition 2022 with the sum of N2.5Million.
Team Kodar Tech from the University of Ilorin won the second position with the sum of N1.5 million, and team Ajovest from the University of Lagos came third winning the sum of N1 million.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joseph Fuwape, has congratulated members of the team describing them as worthy ambassadors of FUTA.
“ I am elated that students of FUTA have continued on the path of excellence and contributed to proffering solutions to real societal problems. Members of Team Roomme have done our university proud and their names will be recorded in our Hall of Fame,” Fuwape said.
Oduwaye Aaron (Team Lead)
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