By Nnenna Joseph
Nnewi digital village also known as digi hub is a brain child of Freshminds communication, located at No 1 St. Peters Clavers road, Nnewichi, the building has become a landmark for bikes and bypassers for description and direction. This has raised conversations bothering on activities that go on in the hub, who founded it, what is the future of the hub among others.
The article below will highlight 4 things you should know about the hub- Nnewi digital village
About the Hub
Nnewi digital village is a tech hub located in Nnewi, Anambra state Nigeria. The hub which started in August 2020 is an innovation set to take over the tech space in Anambra state. Like other hubs all over the world, Digi hub Nnewi consists of ultra modern office spaces for rent to everyone, even for tech and digital skill enthusiasts and professionals.
it has as its core activities- collaboration, leveraged innovative interactions, individual work time, 24/7 power supply, office facilities etc.
As part of its drive to champion the technological advancement of Nnewi, it incorporated an offshoot called- Freshminds Academy. As the name sounds, it is an academy that teaches tech enthusiasts their desired skills, testing their abilities and incorporating them into the workforce.
About the founder
Frequently asked questions include who founded Nnewi Digital Village. The founder is Cornel Osigwe, the founder of Freshminds Group the leading Media, communication and entertainment company in south east Nigeria. He is the Chief Publisher www.anaedoonline.ng the most visited news blog in south east Nigeria. He has gone the depth and breadth of media and tech and has understood the need to develop technological solutions for the development of communities.
He was recently profiled by Vanguard Nigeria as top achievers under 40.
Why did Mr. Osigwe and his team decide to champion this cause. Nnewi is one of the favored Industrial hubs of the country. As industries evolve, the need for a sync between technology and industrialization is pertinent.
Digi hub is positioned as the primary movers and shakers of technological advancement of the town, wherefore infused with the industrial revolution will position Nnewi and Anambra state as the power source of economic and social developments in the country.
To be a part of the Digi hub comes at a cost. Primarily, the participant is expected to select an office space which ranges from N10,000 per month to N25,000 per month depending on the user’s preferences.
Secondarily, the participant would be required to identify a niche (either as a professional or an enthusiast) where they can contribute in the coming evolution. With these, anyone can become a part of the hub.
The language of the 21st century is collaboration and technology, it is important you join the moving.