Founder of eCampus, Cecil Nutakor from Ghana Emerges Winner of SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge.
Ghanaian entrepreneur Cecil Nutakor, Founder and CEO of eCampus – an on-demand exams/test preparation and self-paced education platform from Ghana emerged the overall winner of the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge which took place in Lagos, Nigeria on April 18, 2017.
The SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge aimed at fostering moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in the region, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years announced its winners for the West Africa sector.
The program uses exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build an abundant future for all.
It is also aimed to empower individuals and organisations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology.
eCampus is an online teaching and learning platform with social networking options that allows users (teachers & students) to interact and compare test scores.
The platform provides free access to interactive examinable academic contents (past questions, podcast, video, eBooks, games & publications) from all Examination Councils across Africa.
On eCampus, users control the learning process and choose which topics or sub-topics to learn with hints and reminders generated by their platform based on the learner’s performance and challenges identified during the learning process.
eCampus is positioned to address the problems of falling exams-pass rates, high drop out rates, inadequate test preps, limited access to educational materials, high teacher to students ratios, lack of motivation to teach & learn and unemployment.
A solution he developed to tackle learning disabilities in people of all ages who can’t cope with traditional ways of learning after his personal experience and failure in the West Africa Senior secondary Examinations.
Learn more about eCampus by visiting their platform: http://ecampus.camp/
The SingularityU Prize
Cecil received a full sponsorship to attend the prestigious Global Solutions Program at Singularity University. The program runs from June 17 to August 17, 2017, and will be held on the SU campus at NASA Research Park in the heart of Silicon Valley, California.
The SU Global Solutions Program
The Global Solutions Program (GSP) is a 9-week immersive, residential experience at our campus at NASA Research Park in Mountain View, CA which brings together dreamers and inspired solvers with unique skill sets, experiences, and passions, and empowers them to develop moonshot innovations addressing humanity’s grand challenges by leveraging exponential technology and entrepreneurial tools.
Find more information about the SU Global Solutions Program here.