Software firm, Vatebra opens in Ajah
Software solutions provider, Vatebra Limited, recently debuts tech hub in Ajah. Sponsored by the Bank of Industry (BoI), the hub is aimed at pressing the country towards adoption of information technology.It is also to scale start-ups to scale to meet global standards. By this, the hub strives to build a network of tech entrepreneurs by positioning them for future technological advancements.
Strategically located in the heart of Ajah, a densely populated part of Lagos, the hub will drive inclusion for start-ups to contribute to the general tech ecosystem of Nigeria and Africa at large.
The hub offers co-work spaces and private offices at affordable rates, trainings on software development, robotics and entrepreneurship. The hub plans to commence its incubator and accelerator programs to provide business mentorship and access to finance for start-ups and budding entrepreneurs with viable and scalable business ideas.
Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BoI), Olukayode Pitan said: “We believe that this hub will give start-ups a place to harness opportunities in the Nigerian and generate income from their skills rather than engage in fraudulent activities”.
Pitan added that some entrepreneurs are looking for offices but cannot afford available ones. “The Bank of Industry is giving them a platform to set-up offices, grow their businesses and add to Nigerian GDP. This initiative is a Corporate Social Responsibility of the Bank of Industry,” he added.
Vatebra tech hub aims to contribute to the tech ecosystem in Nigeria by driving the adoption of digital technology through digital capacity development, entrepreneurship training and inclusive technology education in Nigeria.