Nigerian startup GIFTY AI, offering an AI sales growth assistant for e-commerce, has won the Super Nova Challenge top prize at GITEX 2023, the world’s largest tech event.
GITEX Africa is a significant stage for African startups to present their products and services to the global tech audience.
The startup triumphed at North Star’s Super Nova Challenge, marking a significant achievement for GIFTY AI in the global tech arena.
This is a milestone for Africa and global tech, firmly establishing the continent as a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship.
GIFTY AI’s AI-powered sales growth assistant automates e-commerce marketing and sales, freeing up time for businesses to focus on expansion.
This technology is a valuable resource, particularly for small and medium-sized e-commerce enterprises with limited resources for marketing and sales teams.
This innovation is particularly advantageous for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) with limited resources for marketing and sales teams.
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Victor Akpan, CEO of GIFTY AI, expressed enthusiasm during his pitch at the Expand North Star event at GITEX 2023.
“Representing Africa in the Middle East was tough for me but I guess I followed my star from Africa.
“We are building gifty.com.ng to let the world know that Africa is taking over!” Victor stated.
The office for Nigerian Digital Innovation, in a statement, congratulated GIFTY AI for the success and stated,
“We are excited to announce that GIFTY AI has claimed victory in the Super Nova Challenge by North Star at GITEX 2023.
“GIFTY AI’s pitch demonstrated unparalleled innovation, unwavering determination, and a forward-looking vision.
“Their triumph secured them the prestigious title and an impressive prize of USD 8,000 in recognition of their exceptional talents.”
They proceeded to state that this achievement underscores the remarkable skills and dedication of Nigerian startups.
They added that it highlights their potential to drive innovation in the tech industry with a substantial global impact.