If you remember, the whole journey started back in January, with over 90 applicants whittled down to 20. After a rigorous selection process, 7 finalists emerged.

The finalists proceeded to the academy and on the 20th of February,  gathered at Capital Square, Lekki to demo their products to members of the faculty.

Finally, it all culminated in the Grand Finale at Four Points by Sheraton on the 21st of February 2014. TechCabal was streamed live to a global audience. PrepClass, an online portal that helps students prepare for popular examinations, emerged winners and went home with the $20,000 prize money.

Here are the sights from the first ever TechCabal Battlefield, 2014.

Photos from Demo Day at Capital Square, Lekki

Demo Day_1- Charles Philip, Founder Autobox

Demo Day_14

Demo Day_2- Cross-section of contenders

Cross-section of contenders

Demo Day_3- Jide Adekola of CasaGrupo demoing their product

Jide Adekola of CasaGrupo demoing their product

Demo Day_5- Editi Effiong

Demo Day_6- Mark Essien & Ojoma Ochai

Demo Day_7- Oo Nwoye demos Callbase

Oo Nwoye demos Callbase

Demo Day_8- Clive Ayonye representing 500Shops

Clive Ayonye representing 500Shops

Demo Day_9- Charles Philip demos Autobox

Charles Philip demos Autobox

 

Demo Day_10- Olumide Ogunlana pitching PrepClass

Olumide Ogunlana pitching PrepClass

Demo Day_11- Team PrepClass

Team PrepClass

Demo Day_12- Chika Uwazie demos Decoded

Chika Uwazie demos Decoded

 

Demo Day_13- Ayodele Marcus of Adugbo

Ayodele Marcus of Adugbo

 

 

Photos from the Grand Finale at Four Points by Sheraton, Lekki

Finale_1- The set

The set

Finale_2- Chuka Ofili at the reins of the livestream broadcast

Chuka Ofili at the reins of the livestream broadcast

Finale_3- Tolu Adeleru Balogun, host for the night

Tolu Adeleru Balogun, host for the night

Finale_4- Bankole Oluwafemi, TechCabal Founder & Editor-in-Chief, giving the Welcome Address

Bankole Oluwafemi, TechCabal Founder & Editor-in-Chief, giving the Welcome Address

Finale_5- Sim Shagaya, Founder & CEO Konga.com, giving his Keynote Address

Sim Shagaya, Founder & CEO Konga.com, giving his Keynote Address

Finale_6- The Mentors, L-R- Femi Taiwo (INITS), Lanre Oyedotun (iThena Logic-Topup Genie), Mar Essien (Hotels.ng), Ojoma Ochai (British Council), Tomi Davies (Lagos Angel Network) and Editi Effiong of Anakle

The Mentors, L-R- Femi Taiwo (INITS), Lanre Oyedotun (iThena Logic-Topup Genie), Mar Essien (Hotels.ng), Ojoma Ochai (British Council), Tomi Davies (Lagos Angel Network) and Editi Effiong of Anakle

Finale_7- The Judges, L-R- Mich Atanga (Burn Media), Gbenga Sesan (Paradigm Initiative Nigeria), Akin Oyebode (Stanbic IBTC), Ayodeji Adewunmi (Jobberman) and Bastian Gotter of iRoko Partners

The Judges, L-R- Mich Atagana (Burn Media), Gbenga Sesan (Paradigm Initiative Nigeria), Akin Oyebode (Stanbic IBTC), Ayodeji Adewunmi (Jobberman) and Bastian Gotter of iRoko Partners

Finale_8- Clive Ayonye of 500Shops pitching to the judges and audience

Clive Ayonye of 500Shops pitching to the judges and audience

Finale_9- Ayodele Marcus pitching Adugbo

Ayodele Marcus pitching Adugbo

Finale_10- Oo Nwoye of CallBase letting the audience know what's so innovative about their product

Oo Nwoye of CallBase letting the audience know what’s so innovative about their product

Finale_11- Charles Philip of Autobox gets Bastian excited

Charles Philip of Autobox gets Bastian excited

Finale_12- Team CasaGrupo, led by Jide Adekola

Team CasaGrupo, led by Jide Adekola

Finale_13- Chika Uwazie pitching Decoded

Chika Uwazie pitching Decoded

Finale_14- Team PrepClass pitching, led by Olumide Ogunlana

Team PrepClass pitching, led by Olumide Ogunlana

Finale_15- Co-founder TechCabal, Seyi Taylor and Bankole Oluwafemi giving the Vote of Thanks

Co-founder TechCabal, Seyi Taylor and Bankole Oluwafemi giving the Vote of Thanks

Finale_16- The defining moment. All 7 finalists on stage for the announcement of results

The defining moment. All 7 finalists on stage for the announcement of results

 

And the winner is… PrepClass!!!

Finale_17

Finale_18- Iyin Aboyeji (PrepClass mentor) and Opeyemi Obembe of Callbase (1st runner up) congratulating Team PrepClass

Iyin Aboyeji (PrepClass mentor) and Opeyemi Obembe of Callbase (1st runner up) congratulating Team PrepClass

Finale_19

Finale_20- Seyi and Bankole with Team PrepClass

Seyi and Bankole with Team PrepClass

Finale_21- Seyi and Bankole with TechCabal Battlefield host, Tolu Adeleru Balogun

Seyi and Bankole with TechCabal Battlefield host, Tolu Adeleru Balogun

Finale_22- Seyi and Bankole pose with the TechCabal Battlefield production team

Seyi and Bankole pose with the TechCabal Battlefield production team

Finale_23- The “Big Chief”, Victor Asemota, made an appearance

The “Big Chief”, Victor Asemota, made an appearance

Awesome photography by Busayo Longe.

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