Nigerian foremost tech-enabled company for scheduled mass transit, Shuttlers, has emerged as one of this year’s Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum. The award is for 100 global tech trailblazers with potential who are advancing viability, production, and inclusive medical management.

This award advertises the tech company’s position in solving the difficult issues of poor transportation systems and prices in the continent’s urban cities. By edging on its technology, the Nigerian company provides an easy framework for bus ride sharing for persons and organizations looking for a smart ride service.

Verena Kuhn who is the Head of Innovator Communities at the World Economic Forum said, “The 2023 cohort of Technology Pioneers is already bringing great changes to industries around the world; selectees are at the forefront of innovation and disruption needed to help us solve the world’s most pressing issues. We look forward to their contribution to the Forum’s content work that brings together the public and private sectors to tackle these global issues.”

The Shuttlers company was established in 2015 and has consistently reformed the transportation industry, by serving as a dependable and viable option for conventional shuttle systems. It displays creativity, comfort, and effectiveness in metropolitan transportation, thus converting the pressures of shuttling into beneficial and valuable rides.

The award, Technology Pioneer recognition by WEF is an indication of Shuttlers’ determination in providing continuous intercity advancement and marking their role as the foremost company in the continent’s mobile tech industry. It also symbolizes a major breakthrough for the company and establishes its dedication to mitigating intercity transportation issues.

The CEO and co-founder of Shuttlers, Damilola Olokesusi, expressed delight by saying, “I am thrilled about Shuttlers’ selection as one of the Technology Pioneers 2023 by the World Economic Forum, this recognises our relentless pursuit of innovation and the remarkable impact we are making in the world. This is even more exciting for me as a member of the Global Shapers community.” “Being recognised among the most innovative and impactful companies worldwide is a testament to our collective dedication and hard work. Each team member has played a vital role in driving our success, and I am immensely proud of our achievements together”.

Shuttlers will have the advantage based on being a Technology Pioneer, of engaging in the World Economic Forum resourcefulness across the next 2 years, conversing with policymakers and private industry heads in coming up with ideas to solve the present issues and establish flexibility for the future.


Olatoyosi Esuola loves art, poetry, and spoken words. He is a big fan of jazz music and movies, which is why he see everyone as actors here on earth getting their takes. He has been writing poetry and articles for over a decade and has published a book of poems.

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