Two Nigerian startups, FundusAI LTD and XCHANGEBOX, have emerged winners in the Abuja edition of GITEX AFRICA Startup Roadshow and Stakeholders Briefing which held Monday to kick-start the three-city event in Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna.

FundusAI provides AI solutions for the early diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy in Africa and beyond. Its AI-powered platform is designed to enhance the efficiency of retinal examinations, enabling swift and accurate diagnostics.

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Xchange Box Solutions is a fast-growing technology solution-driven company in financial technology (fintech) with strength in agency banking, enterprise solutions and other ancillary tech-based services. It commenced business operations in July 2019 and through its Agency Banking platform (PayRep), it has been providing innovative services that enables Agent Points collections, bill payments, and other ancillary services.

The two startups are to enjoy fully covered trips to Marrakech, Morocco and tickets to participate in Africa’s most funded startup competition- Supernova Challenge during GITEX AFRICA.

The Abuja Business Briefing features a panel on collaboration with speakers that include the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).  Mr. Khalil Halilu; Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mr. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi; and Director General/CEO,  Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), Mr Charles Odii among others.

The Lagos edition holds today, Tuesday 27 while Kaduna is hosting the North West edition Thursday 29.


The event aims to bring together key players, founders, investors, and startup ecosystems from Nigeria under one roof. Additionally, it provides a platform for Nigerian top decision makers and tech startups to explore opportunities for global exposure.

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