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AUST Partners With Tangent Hub

At a very well attended ceremony on the morning of the 25th of september 2016, AUST hosted the launch of an important new initiative “Tangent–Hub” which, together with AUST and several other partners, including other academic institutions, government departments, parastatals, private sector entities, international development agencies and select individuals, will serve as a nucleus for a range of activities set to drive innovation in the Abuja Technology Corridor.

As part of the event, was a competition to select 3 of the best great new ideas for which prizes were awarded:

1st Place
The Amazing Amazons: Agro-business website that applies modern technology to assist farmers to get fast and equitable to markets to sell their produce fast, maximizing earnings, and offers training to help farmers better understand the agricultural value chain. 
The Amazing Amazons SAGE team
Government Girls Secondary School, Abaji, Abuja 

2nd Place
Asusu: A financial tech solution that improves savings of public service workers and low income earners
Founder: Yusuf Walker Zakari

3rd Place
Olym Global: A Start-up focused on Gamification of Civic Education
Founder: Owen Nwafor