The Chief Executive Officer of NEDCOM Oaks Limited and Victoria Crest Comes, Dr. Kenny Okonkwo, has empowered five young entrepreneurs in the Tech Industry at the maiden edition of KOPETECH 2019.
The annual event, held in Lagos where the five lucky entrepreneurs were picked by the 6-man panelists.
For emerging the winner, a company that develops software and discouraging paperwork, Swift Medispark went home with $5,000 while the runner ups got N1,000,000 each.
The winners will also be awarded with office space in Lekki Lagos as well as mentorship class with Dr Kennedy for a year.
Okonkwo, one of Nigeria’s foremost real estate entrepreneurs, charged young entrepreneurs to be hard-working resilient and never expect anything on a platter of gold.
He further urged them to expect many discouragements and knock-downs but should not give up.
Also the Chairman of Insight Communication, Dr. Ken Onyeali Ikpe, advised youths to always channel their energies to solutions rather than complaints as there are a lot of opportunities in the country.