Two Nigerian technology companies, www.insidify.com and www.mymusic.com.ng have been selected from thousands around the world to join some of the world’s leading early stage technology companies at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland this October. Here, they’ll be given the opportunity to pitch to, and meet, some of the world’s leading executives and CEOs from Facebook, Cisco, Box, AOL, Paypal, Kaspersky and Microsoft alongside leading ventures capital firms like Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and others. International influencers like Robert Scoble & Tony Hawk will also be at the event in addition to media from the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times and more.
Companies from over 80 countries will be exhibiting at the Web Summit, alongside some of the world’s most internationally renowned investors, entrepreneurs, and global media.
These companies were selected for their outstanding potential not just in Nigeria, but internationally.
Paddy Cosgrave, founder of the Web Summit, said: “We’re delighted to have these two great young technology companies from Nigeria joining us for the Web Summit this October. The quality of the participants is a real testament to how much the ecosystem in Nigeria has evolved over the past few years.”
Insidify.com, Africa’s 1st Social Jobs site is helping to solve the problem of unemployment in Nigeria with world class technology. The site combines job aggregation with professional social networking, aggregating jobs from several Nigerian jobs sites and company career pages so job seekers can access all Nigerian job openings from one place. Insidify then connects these jobs with individuals and employers on a social platform, for networking collaboration and recruitment.
MyMusic.com.ng is an online entertainment venture aimed at solving the problem of music distribution in Nigeria and also substantially reducing piracy.