L-R: Tope Ajao, Director, Bluechip Technologies Ltd; Kazeem Tewogbade, Managing Director,Bluechip Technologies Ltd; Olumide Soyombo, Co-Founder, Bluechip Technologies Ltd; and Bolaji Afolabi, Vice President Sales & Business Development, Bluechip Technologies Limited During a media briefing to herald its 10th anniversary in Lagos.
Bluechip Firm Marks 10th Anniversary With 2m Endowment Fund
By Olabisi Olaleye
In celebrating its tenth year of existence, business applications and data management solutions firm, Bluechip Technologies Limited has set up an endowment fund, a two million naira investment.
The endowment fund will be going into the Matori Grammar School, Lagos.
According to the firm, the fund is dedicated to executing capital projects and rewarding excellent students and teachers over the next few years.
The event which was held at the Matori school was also to commemorate the company’s refurbishment of the School’s facilities.
Bluechip Technologies was established in 2008, to develop a customer centric approach for delivering data management expertise to guide the decision-making capacity of financial, telecommunications, manufacturing and public sector organisations.
Speaking,Managing Director, Bluechip Technologies Limited , Mr Kazeem Tewogbade said: “In the past decade, we have consistently delivered value and provided uniquely tailored solutions to our customers. We look forward to our continued excellence in providing the right tools for the collection of information that ultimately drives our clients’ performance.”
Buttressing Tewogbade’s points, Co-founder, Bluechip Technologies, Olumide Soyombo says, “We are so glad to be celebrating a decade of staying the course and developing the Bluechip brand. We have come a long way from our humble beginnings in 2008; thanks to the tireless commitment of a team of people who have become instrumental to the Bluechip story. We appreciate all our Original Equipments Manufacturers (OEMs), partners and customers; they have all been instrumental to our growth. As we look ahead, we are excited about what the future holds for us and for our industry at large, and to being a part of the continued proliferation of data analytics and management in Nigeria and the continent at large.
”The senior management team held a press briefing to discuss their corporate journey, recent activities, and forward-looking plans which include a renewed commitment to skill building and youth development to enhance the potential of the technology sector in Nigeria. In line with this vision, this year, Bluechip will sponsor the first ever Inter-Campus Machine Learning Competition, driven by Data Science Nigeria (DSN) –a program designed to raise a generation of data scientists and Artificial Intelligence experts from Nigeria’s universities and polytechnics through a competitive process of tutorials and a residential boot camp.
In 2010, the company began to diversify its services across Africa with an office in Zambia and again in 2018, with further expansion into the Democratic Republic of Congo.