By Zainab Iwayemi
Webb Fontaine, a leading provider of solutions for trade facilitation powered by Artificial Intelligence, has earned dual award as Most Enterprising Tech Company of the Year and Most Enterprising Tech CEO of the Year, for its impact in Nigeria and beyond at the recent Nigerian Technology Award.
Nigerian Technology Award (NiTA) recognises the top technology entrepreneurs, technology professionals, corporate organisations, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers (Government) in Nigeria.
The awards presented to Webb Fontaine was in recognition of the company’s effort in providing solutions to accelerate trade development and modernisation as the go-to technology solutions provider for companies based in Nigeria and across the continent.
Ope Babalola, managing director, Webb Fontaine Nigeria, noted that the continuous recognition of the company highlights their resilience to succeed. He, therefore, expressed delight for emerging as the favourite.
“It is a great honour to once again have our achievements, hard work and progress officially recognised by everyone at NiTA and across the technology and trade and Customs sector. This is the second year in a row that Webb Fontaine has been presented with awards at this event, which serves to highlight our continued growth and success in delivering world-class solutions to communities, companies and entities.
“I’m very proud to receive the award for Most Enterprising Tech CEO of the Year, but even more so for the award that was presented to Webb Fontaine for its overall contribution to the advancement of our entire sector, as well as trade and customs in Nigeria, the West Africa region and beyond,” Babalola said.
At last year’s NiTAs, Webb Fontaine won the e-Government Infrastructure Services Provider of the Year, Software Development Company of the Year; and a Special Recognition Award was given to Ope Babalola.
Webb Fontaine is an AI company with aims to reshape the future of trade. It utilizes industry-wide solutions and artificial intelligence to accelerate trade development and modernization.