Bluechip Technologies Limited, a Nigerian technology company has become the recipient of a key industry recognition by Oracle, the US technology giant.
The Nigerian company is a full-service business applications firm dedicated to providing vendor-neutral solutions that bring industry best practices to bear in developing client data management solutions was awarded the 2014 Oracle Specialized Partner of the Year: BI/EPM – African Operations.
The award is a first for a Nigerian partner and is in recognition of the company’s longstanding relationship with Oracle, the technology company said.
The prestigious award was handed to the company at the Oracle Partner Day Networking Dinner held recently in Accra, Ghana.
Kazeem Tewogbade and Olumide Soyombo, the co-founders of Bluechip Technologies Limited picked up the award at an event graced by Oracle Executives and African Partners.
Bluechip Technologies is a 100% Nigerian owned company that specialises in data warehouse and business intelligence applications with offices in Lagos, Nigeria and Lusaka, Zambia.
Founded in 2008, Bluechip Technologies’ clientele extends across Africa. In 2012, Bluechip technologies achieved Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Exalogic Ready Status on their Simplex Voucher Management System in addition to its Gold member status on the Oracle Partner Network.
Speaking on the award, Bluechip’s the cofounders attributed their success to their people, approach, and their culture.
According to Olumide Soyombo, the company has pooled some of the best resources in data warehousing, business intelligence, applications development, business analysis and project management.
Kazeem Tewogbade and Olumide Soyombo are joined by Tope Ajao as the founders of LeadPath Nigeria – a seed capital fund that provides up to $100,000 in seed funding for startups in high growth technology areas such as software, web, payment and mobile technologies. LeadPath has a fund of $1.5m and invests between $25k to $100k for an agreed and fair equity, according to its promoters.