How Tech Companies Can Change Nigeria Forever

Submitted By Isoko Walter Jnr

The Smart Cities Nigeria 2017 Conference held at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, Nigeria on the 8th and 9th of August, provided a common forum for Tech CEOs & stakeholders in Nigeria to discuss and deliberate some of the most challenging issues and upcoming technologies towards the development of smart cities in
Nigeria.

The conference which was to the cheer and glare of dignified personalities in Nigeria, identified solutions, made proposals and developed key innovations towards the establishment of smart cities in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, here is a list of Tech companies that can support the innovations of smart-cities that will positively impact the style of living and doing business for everyone.

1) Edgebase Technologies Limited
Edgebase technologies is a company that specializes in the distribution of IT hardware. It manages a well organized and committed distribution network
operation for computing equipment. We are an efficient and reliable source for computer hardware, software and peripherals.

2) Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Nigeria Limited
How.com offers worldwide IT, technology and enterprise products, solutions and services.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (commonly referred to as Hewlett Packard Enterprise or HPE ) is an American multinational enterprise
information technology company based in Palo Alto, California, founded on 1 November 2015 as part of splitting of the Hewlett-Packard company. HPE is a business-
focused organization with four divisions: Enterprise Group, which works in servers, storage, networking, consulting and support; Services; Software; and Financial
Services.

3) Dataflex
Dataflex is one of the foremost Information Technology Solutions Companies in Nigeria.
They providing enterprise ICT services to mid range and large scale companies across Nigeria. www.dataflexng.net

4) MainOne
The MainOne Company was founded in 2010, and it’s an indigenous communication service provider of wholesale internet services to telecom operators, ISPs, government
agencies, educational institutions and large enterprises. The Main One Cable is a submarine cable that stretches from Portugal to South Africa, with landings in Lagos
and Accra. This fiber optic, submarine cable acts as a gateway, connecting these countries with the rest of the world by providing superfast internet link. MainOne’s
head office is located at Ligali Ayorinde str. VI, Lagos. You can contact the MainOne Company via its official website: www.mainone.net .

5) Hotels.ng
Hotels.ng is an online hotels booking platform that is changing the way Nigerians think about travelling. One of the most notably successful tech companies in Nigeria
that is solely
managed by a CEO with a technical background , the startup ran on internally generated revenue for over a year before recently raising $1.2 million in a Series A
funding round.

6) flux Technology Nig
Fluxtech.com.ng is a leading provider of technology solutions and services in the African market.
They create and deliver swift and affordable tech solutions that enable their clients and customers meet their needs by providing an online platform where individuals,
businesses, institutions and more can easily request for the best tech solutions that would enable them achieve more daily.
They provide tech solutions to their customers in the following areas:
• custom software development
• web consulting ( including website design & development)
• systems deployment and integration
• mobile Apps solution and cloud services
• e-business services
• Business intelligence solutions
• Hosted services
• Biometrics and security solution
• Management and problem resolution
• Animated campaigns and much more

7) ACE.ng
ACE (Africa Courier Express) is Nigeria’s largest consumer oriented logistics company with a world-class technology platform. Hundreds of merchants ship
daily their parcels and packages by leveraging ACE’s Pay-on-Delivery, tracking and business intelligence service.

8) Wakanow
Wakanow.com is Africa’s leading, full-service online travel company. They
provide their customers with a one-stop booking portal for Flights, Hotels, Visa Assistance, Holiday Packages, Airport Transfers, an international Travel SIM, a
Prepaid Travel Card, a Loyalty program, and much more. wakanow.com

9) DeliveryBros
DeliveryBros. com is an online platform that provides intra-city logistics. DeliveryBros serves as an on-demand delivery network that allows SMEs and
individuals request for pick-up and delivery services.

10) Paystack
Paystack.com is a payments platform that makes the online payments process seamless for both the consumers and the businesses they are trying to pay. We make
easy for merchants to accept credit and debit card payments online from customers.

What other companies do you think can support the innovations of a smartcities in Nigeria.

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