Gaming winners at the Art of Technology Lagos 5.0 Innovation Award
The annual creative-tech conference that explores synergy between the government and the creative and technological sectors rounded of it's 5th edition last week Friday. The Art of Technology Lagos (AoT) conference curated by the Eko Innovation Centre, and sponsored by the Lagos State Government played host to the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, the Lagos State Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, Tubosun Alake and a company of other distinguished guests in the tech and creative ecosystem.
This year's conference focused on the creative economy and the digital Lagos that would be favourable for the creative industry, technological entrepreneurs and other relevant players in the industry that use technology to amplify their art forms and solve problems in their various niche, thereby significantly impacting the economy.
Africa Comicade won the Gaming and Entertainment Innovation Award. The award is given to a innovative start-ups that have demonstrated excellence in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions, products or services that enhanced the gaming and entertainment experience for consumers. Africa Comicade were nominated alongside Gamr Africa, Gamic HQ and Meterverse Manga.
Also at the AoT Lagos event, Dash Studios emerged as the first place winner of the AoT Lagos Deal Room; an exclusive platform and opportunity for start-ups to pitch their innovative products and solutions to potential investors at the conference. The Deal Room demonstrated the commitment from the Lagos State government to connect, equip and empower start-ups for growth and sustainable success through programs and partnerships