World Summit Awardspresent a global spectre of change-making projects ranging from big data fortourism to organ 3D printing, from a job-platform focusing on female techtalent to empowering smallholder farms – no matter what the technology, it’sthe unique content that makes this top 40 exceptional.
As the year 2018 ticks to a close and
Mr Amos Emmanuel, the President Programos Foundation and the WSA Eminent National Expert for Nigeria shared that to consolidate on these efforts of his responsibility to source, incubate, promote and showcase to the world local innovation with strong impact to the Nigerian society, narrowing the digital divide, he is set to launch the ReInnovateNigeria Hubs Pilot 2019/2020 in partnership with UN
ICT4SIDS (on strategic planning and multi-collaboration community digital hubs) and the rich network of WSA expert network (on innovative tech trends sourcing strategies). The new partnership seeking which is open to local and international collaborators and stakeholders will accelerate and strengthen programmes of ReInnovateNigeria Hubs across the 6 geopolitical zones in assisting teaming youths’ yearning to re-learn an entirely new digital culture required of them to survive as start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia and civil society to realise their dreams on a global scale. ReInnovateNigeria will revolutionize the status quo with digital innovation researching and it is our expectation that the communities will experience increased social economic benefits in a highly disrupted generation.
•40 Winners from 26 countries, selected from over 400 nominations
from 104 UN members states.
•WSA 2018 once more presents a diameter of digital innovation from Chile to Bangladesh, from Rwanda to Lithuania. Ranging from Girlythings, a Pakistani Woman’s Empowerment App to Grasshoppers, a Sri Lankan e-commerce fulfillment service; from the Slovenian Feelif, using IoT to support the blind, to M-Shule a Kenyian AI based mobile learning platform to connect primary school students – the 40 winners from 26 countries, selected from 430 nominations from 182 participating countries, offer a perfect diameter of how of digital innovation solves challenges in the 21 st century.
•Focussing foremost on the content and the impact in their local communities, not only the technical finesse and design, WSA assembled international experts from all regions and fields to select the 40 winners. The final jury phase concluded in an on-site three days meeting in Accra, Ghana of 16 international high level experts, deciding in a democratic and transparent process on the most powerful
and content rich solutions 2018.
•Nigeria’s Carrot.ng will be honoured with the World Summit Award. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector Carrot.ng will receive their Award in the eBusiness & Commerce category at the World Summit Awards Global Congress in Cascais, Portugal on March 11-13, 2019.
Carrot.ng is a one-stop estate planning solution for individuals to securely create, update and schedule execution of their Wills and or other testamentary instruments such as: Deed of Gifts, Living Wills, Trusts, Guardianship, etc. in real time, anytime, anywhere on their digital devices. Carrot.ng simplifies the process of creating, updating, and executing Wills, Trusts, Deeds of Gift and other testamentary instruments online for subscribers. It uses OTP Authorization and Biometric Authentication to validate a subscriber or grant a subscriber access to any instrument created on the platform, making it the most secure platform for organizing one’s affairs. Carrot eliminates disputes relating to Wills & Trusts between Next of Kin and other beneficiaries. The platform allows its subscribers to immediately cater for instant update of instruments without the cumbersome process of codicils; users can easily make changes to the instrument when they acquire a new property, dispose of existing property, include a beneficiary, exclude a dependent, alter a policy or instruction etc. without stress.
It enhances satisfaction and productivity of subscribers by providing them with estate planning tools including an inventory of their assets over a lifetime. Subscribers can measure growth by viewing their assets at one glance. Carrot.ng is the first online end-to-end platform to allow users, conveniently and
securely, create their wills and testamentary documents. Carrot.ng emerged among the best 40 products in the world in 2018 and will be awarded in Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal, Cascais city, March 2019.