Published on June 20, 2014 um 17:22

Summary of your idea

We are aimed to promoting local digital content streamlining this framework to Nigerian cultural display in music, stories, artworks and poems in various indigenous (Nigerian) dialects which may be in form of local writings, audios and videos. Festivals, stories, poems of both present and history will want to be passed across by people to the world. This framework will have its output service as a web-based and mobile application platform. It will allow an open-source dissemination of information on indigenous cultural practices and displays as mentioned above. The website and application can be viewed in English and other major languages of the world, WHILE content will be in original dialect forms with a goal of exporting our values to the understanding of the outside world. The start-up intends to generate income via adverts, listings by traditional centers e.g. museums, local tourist destinations etc. and premium service to people who intend to save such media to their devices (STREAMING/VIEWING OF MEDIA WILL BE FREE). The premium service will be made microscopically affordable to encourage people to enjoy privileges of the media offline.

Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development

People always look for ways to entertain themselves, and the internet is fast becoming a tool for entertainment. The ability to electronically access indigenous cultural media creates a huge potential. Size of the market is the approximately 150 million Nigerian people plus an estimated 800 million non-Nigerians who will want to be entertained and informed of the Nigerian cultures. Our potential market expansion will dive into West African nations before its sinks finally in all African countries. The target market for this innovative frame is Nigerians at home and in diasporas, international tourists and lovers of entertainment. This framework disperses the diverse cultural display to the world in their local dialect and in preferred language of understanding of international recipient. Our potential customers are the Nigerian people, lover of traditions, students of traditional history, tourist, and researchers. There is no present system that offers electronic coverage of Nigerias vast multi-cultural tradition. This has created a huge potential for us to provide Nigerians and the world a platform to fully enjoy the experience of Nigerias rich cultural tradition.

Plans for implementation and sustainability

Rich and fully-flavored media content will be our top-priority; also our website and mobile app will be made easily accessible with a simple and beautiful interface. We shall allow for free streaming per upload into the platform and also charge users per download on the platform. The total cost of this project is estimated at N2,138,000.00 (USD $13279.50). It is broken into N790, 000.00 (USD $4906.83) fixed cost and working capital N1, 348, 000.00(USD $8,372.67). We the initiators intend to raise the sum of $2500 and source for funds via competitions or through collaborations. Presently we do not have any angel investor on this project.

Your profile

My name is Oti Alvan Ikenna and i am 25 years of age. I am an idea-driven person passionate about my environment; Nigeria. I drive all my effort toward contributing ideas that can foster positive livelihood for the common Nigerian man. I derive joy in helping people achieve their dreams. I am a Mechanical Engineer and have developed skills in Programming, Systems Modeling and Control, Engineering Risk Management. I love originality, uniqueness and value adding concept or products.

Stage of Idea

planning stage

Your idea has a positive impact on

cultural diversity

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July 7, 2014 17:07