We have put together a compilation of the African Techpreneurs listed in the 2019 edition of Forbes 30 Under 30. We started out celebrating the youths that are proffering solutions to the challenges facing the African society in Part 1. Today, we choose to celebrate the enlisted Heroes of our times who defy the odds and rise above mediocrity.
Silas Adekunle, 26
Reach Robotics, Nigeria
Silas Adekunle graduated from the University of the West of England in 2010 with a Robotics degree. Four years later, he took a bold step to make his first robot prototype – MekaMon, the world’s first augmentative reality gaming robot. He spent years building the MekaMon technology alongside Chris Beck and John Rees to launch the world’s first AR gaming robot in 2017. Adekunle did not forget home, he has begun a robotics and engineering pilot program in Nigeria.
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