Nigerian start-ups are spearheading a groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation race, poised to showcase cutting-edge digital solutions tackling cross-continental challenges. As Africa's largest economy takes the spotlight, these innovative ventures are gearing up to dazzle global investors at the upcoming AI Everything Expo by GITEX AFRICA 2024, scheduled from May 29 to 31 in Marrakech, Morocco.

Shaping Africa's Digital Future

Nigeria's burgeoning tech scene is at the forefront of shaping Africa's digital economy, with transformative AI-powered solutions revolutionizing various sectors. From AI-driven diabetic care to innovative SaaS platforms optimizing agricultural profitability, Nigerian tech innovators are driving forward the continent's digital transformation journey, presenting lucrative venture opportunities to global investors.

Seizing the AI Growth Opportunity

With Nigeria's AI market value projected to exceed $1 billion in 2024, witnessing a staggering 17 percent annual growth rate, the demand for innovative AI solutions is on the rise. The AI Everything Expo at GITEX AFRICA presents an unparalleled platform for Nigerian tech pioneers to showcase their groundbreaking innovations and attract strategic investments.

Spotlight on Transformative Innovations

Among the standout Nigerian start-ups set to make waves at the AI Everything Expo is FundusAI, Africa's pioneering AI-powered diabetic care ecosystem. Led by CEO and Founder Abulmalik Adeyemo, FundusAI aims to revolutionize diabetic care by leveraging AI technology to detect Diabetic Retinopathy early, offering automated diagnosis, appointment scheduling, treatment referrals, and community support.

Democratizing Agriculture with AI

Another trailblazing Nigerian start-up, Farmatrix, is set to showcase its transformative SaaS platform at the expo. Founded by Nyafamu Manzo, Farmatrix connects farmers with agro-commodity aggregators and buyers in real-time using advanced AI algorithms, effectively reducing post-harvest losses and boosting profits for smallholder farmers across Nigeria.

Elevating AI Tech Talent Across Africa

While Africa is witnessing a surge in AI adoption, there's a growing emphasis on talent development and regulatory frameworks to foster innovation responsibly. Nigeria's commitment to training three million tech talents over the next four years exemplifies the country's dedication to accelerating productivity and attracting investments across the continent.

Expanding Horizons at GITEX AFRICA

Under the auspices of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco, GITEX AFRICA is set to elevate cross-border collaboration and investment opportunities, with more than 30 high-level Nigerian speakers poised to share insights and expertise at the conference programmes. Headliners include government dignitaries and industry leaders, paving the way for a burgeoning African digital valley.

Uniting Visionaries for a Digital Revolution

GITEX AFRICA's AI Everything Expo promises to be a transformative gathering, uniting visionaries, innovators, and investors to drive Africa's digital revolution forward. With Nigeria leading the charge, the event marks a pivotal moment in Africa's tech evolution, setting the stage for unprecedented growth and collaboration in the AI landscape.