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Chidi Nwaogu, the co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, has been named among winners of the Migration Entrepreneurship prize.

This announcement was made during the first online edition of the annual Seedstars Summit, where Nwaogu emerged a winner alongside 10 others in that category.

The Seedstars Summit, which was held online from 31 March to 3 April in response to the coronavirus pandemic, had according to organisers, more than 1,000 online attendees.

The event was also said to have reached and engaged more people than ever before, especially in emerging markets.

Migration entrepreneurship prize was awarded to entrepreneurs with social business models in countries and regions prone to strong migration movements, offering innovative solutions that reduce the vulnerability of migrants.

Chidi Nwaogu, a tech entrepreneur and software developer is the co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, a digital platform that says it has helped nearly 5,000 independent and underserved African writers, musicians, and filmmakers, earn above the minimum wage and live above the poverty line from the sales of their creative works.

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