Nigerian Transport and E-commerce Start-ups Complete GIZ Lab of Tomorrow’s Programme

Five Nigerian start-ups completed the GIZ Lab of Tomorrow’s transport and e-commerce programme, offering innovative solutions.

Five promising Nigerian start-ups specializing in transport and e-commerce have successfully concluded the GIZ Lab of Tomorrow’s 17 (LoT17) initiative. The programme, jointly funded by Seedstars Capital and Lab of Tomorrow, aimed to drive innovation in Nigeria’s transportation and e-commerce sectors. Supported by BMZ and managed by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the programme brought together 23 participants.

These start-ups collaborated to develop digital solutions with the potential to enhance intercity and last-mile transportation services for both people and goods within Nigeria. Among the top-performing ventures were Cargo Link, Efotainer, MonieMove, SHAPP, and Trade Tracka.

Sheilla Atieno, Africa Programme Manager at Seedstars, lauded the dedication and innovative spirit displayed by these start-ups, emphasizing the transformative impact their solutions could have on Nigeria’s transportation landscape.

The LoT17 initiative reflects a concerted effort to leverage technology for advancing critical sectors, fostering local innovation, and addressing real-world challenges in Nigeria’s economy. Through such collaborative programmes, stakeholders aim to drive positive change and position Nigerian start-ups for success in the ever-evolving digital marketplace.

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