Slamm Technologies, a leading IT organisation that offers cyber security support, has supported technology innovators in Accra.
15 young men submitted their projects that seek to solve societal problems. The top three were rewarded with various prizes including cash, one-year mentorship and other souvenirs at the official opening of its Africa corporate offices at the Accra Digital Centre.
Samuel Naagwinaa, from Sunyani, who is currently a student at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Odumase Sunyani, walked away with the top prize of GH¢2,000. A serial inventor, his inventions include a bulb that is turned on and off with a mobile phone, a car that runs on water and others.
Ezekiel Yaw Eshun, 23-year-old from Cape Coast, also a serial inventor of aeroplanes, motors and cars walked away with GH¢700 and Ateimu Offei Kwesi, 20-year-old from Suhum, who invented a system that allows you to use your phone to turn on and off any device at home including light bulbs, irons and others walked away with GH¢500.
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Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Communications, Vincent Sowah Odotei expressed his excitement to be a part of the official launch of another technology company at the Accra Digital Centre.
He lauded Slamm Technologies for choosing Ghana as the official hub of its Africa operations and pledged government’s support to help the company succeed in its endevours.
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“We as government will continue to create the enabling environment for companies like Slamm to succeed. I wish Slamm the best and my doors are always open,” he said.
For his part, the Chief Executive Officer of Slamm Technologies, Samuel Boateng expressed their readiness to assist government’s fight against cyber fraud.
“Even though the world was embracing technology, there was the fear of what the future hold and I saw the opportunity to bring technology to the local communities in Virginia and by extension, the world. This is how Slamm started”, he said.
Mr. Boateng noted that Slamm will collaborate with small, medium, and large businesses providing end-to-end procurement solutions for governments and commercial clients globally.
“We continue to provide IT Support, Professional Services and Turnkey Solutions to a wide array of clients: commercial, federal and military clients. We bring fresh perspectives and the industry’s best practices to each client’s project.”