By Edwin Madu
I was one of the winners for the first Nigerian Music-Tech Innovation Challenge and if the pitch event had been a physical one, I imagine I would have been dressed differently. More respectably. But there I was last Wednesday with a t-shirt and short shorts waiting for the announcement that a solution I’d built during the lockdown had won its category.
The journey started with the ideation workshops. There were four of these workshops and each of them, handled by one of the eventual judges, was geared towards preparing the potential applicants for the final pitch event which was held on Wednesday the 2nd of December, 2020.
In describing the challenge, the official website calls it:
“A competition aimed at identifying and developing innovative solutions across four opportunity areas in the Nigerian music industry that can benefit from the application of technology.”
And for each of these opportunity areas, judges versed in these fields were picked to first run workshops where anyone could attend, then shortlist applications, and eventually pick the winners in Click here to read entire article
Source:: Tech Cabal