We have made it our goal to positively impact key development indicators across the African continent such as job creation, small business (SME) empowerment, financial inclusion, healthcare administration, education, energy efficiency and agricultural logistics; leveraging technology, winning business models and excellent execution. We are proud of the results we have recorded through our portfolio companies since 2004 even as we are poised to remain innovative and rapidly scale up our services.
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Bluetag Partners Limited (trading as Bluetag Group) is a holding company for a group of inter-related technology companies with deep industry expertise and dominance in high growth, high impact verticals. The companies are focused, professionally run, independent but deriving synergies from each other thus empowering us to successfully deliver solutions under conditions of varying scale and complexity.
A leading pan-African fin-tech company that developed a renowned business banking platform which empowers small, medium and large businesses with tools to enhance their financial activities. The platform provides secure online access to payments, receivables, loans, investment and cash management services. It connects businesses with their value chain of customers, vendors, banks and government regulators across Africa for seamless banking transactions.
Nigeria’s foremost Business and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (BPO/KPO) service provider. In the last ten months we have created over 650 direct graduate jobs for customer care executives, legal practitioners and medical professionals serving the global market from our world- class facilities in Abuja, Lagos, and Kaduna. We are deliberately poised to take advantage of the increasing global shift to knowledge process outsourcing involving professionals like lawyers, medical and ICT personnel. In doing so, we bridge the wide graduate unemployment and under- employment gap in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s foremost health-tech company. HealthStation employs winning business models and excellent execution in deploying technologies that yield amazing results across the healthcare sector. Our fully indigenous Health Management Information Service (HMIS) covers patient registration, consultation, drug administration, medical examination, patient-care, billing and payment management. We have successfully delivered services in public tertiary healthcare institutions under extremely challenging conditions.
An educational technology (EdTech) company focused on improving learning and education administration across tertiary educational institutions in Africa. We have developed a fully localized learning and student lifecycle management platform which employs an approach that elevates the quality of contents, infrastructure, delivery & processes in a sustainable and cost-effective manner.
Nigeria’s foremost provider of integrated pipeline monitoring, leak and shock detection systems. We have infused our mission for improved energy efficiency in Nigeria to the Oil and Gas regulators by demonstrating its significance with two pioneering implementations. The need for systematic technology driven monitoring of pipeline assets to serve as a cost-effective means of reducing losses and down-time is now established in Nigeria.
Uzo is an avid believer that technology and the systemic change it is able to institute, is capable of radically improving the socio-economic plight of Africa. He founded Parkway Projects in 2004. The fin-tech has developed renowned platforms for automating revenue collections, payments and banking for government institutions, businesses and individuals across Africa.
He has since then worked tirelessly to develop business models, technology solutions and focused vehicles to promote tech-driven transformation in high impact sectors. This resulted in the creation of four other sector-leading companies; HealthStation for health in 2012, Outsource Global for business process outsourcing in 2013, Bluetag Technologies for education in 2014 and Bluetag Synergy for oil and gas in 2015.
He serves as Group CEO of Bluetag Group, a holding company for the different tech-companies, from where he provides strategic leadership. A graduate of Electronic Engineering from University of Nigeria Nsukka, Uzo’s core strengths lie in business strategy, business and financial modeling, systems analysis, project management, team building and mentoring.
Amal is a visionary entrepreneur with a passion to contribute positively to the Nigerian IT industry. Her passion to positively contribute to the development of Northern Nigeria motivated her to build, capitalize and restructure a series of technology businesses aimed at developing talents and creating employment particularly for women.
Her mercurial approach to business development, organizational growth and restructuring played a vital role in the crystallization of the Bluetag Group. She founded Outsource Global in 2013. Through her doggedness and determination, Outsource Global is now the leading provider of domestic and international business process outsourcing services in Nigeria, employing 650 graduates, 70% of them women.
Amal has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bayero University Kano, Nigeria and a Master degree in Business Administration from the same university. She has immense exposure to the IT industry and has undergone various IT courses and leadership trainings. She currently serves as a Director in Parkway Projects, Healthstation and is the CEO and Managing Partner of Outsource Global.
Emeka has a deep passion for Software. His in depth understanding of software frameworks, design and rapid development best practices, combined with his strong business acumen place him at the heart of Bluetag Group’s vision for solving Africa’s socio-economic challenges using technology.
He co-founded Parkway in 2004 and has since then contributed in no small measure to the development of the technology ecosystem in Nigeria. His unyielding pursuit for excellence and innovation has seen Parkway deliver several industry firsts in online payments, online banking and mobile payments. He has led the company to develop a winning business focus and dominant solution around online banking for small and medium businesses, connecting them to their value chain of customers, vendors, banks and government regulators.
A Communications Engineering graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria, he oversees the technology direction for the Bluetag Group and serves as CEO and Managing Partner of Parkway Projects.
Kelechi is a proven Administrator with specialty in the areas of Organizational Development and Strategy. His 15 year professional career has seen him play active roles pioneering and promoting business growth and continuity, workforce planning, talent and retention management, process development and compliance to international standards.
He grew to become a junior partner with Parkway Projects Limited overseeing Human Capital, Risk & Compliance Management. His steadfast commitment to driving productivity, motivation and sustainable growth has since extended to all the companies of the Bluetag Group, leading to his recent appointment as the Group Chief Operations Officer.
He graduated as the fourth best student of Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He holds a Master degree in Banking and Finance, from Bayero University, Kano and another Master degree in Economics from the University of Lagos. He is an associate member of the Institute of Strategic Management, a member of the Nigerian Economic Society (NES), a member of the Human Capital Institute, a member of the Association of Certified Compliance Practitioners in Africa (ACCPA) and an executive member of the Association of Licensed Mobile Payment Operators (ALMPO) of Nigeria. Kelechi is an International Standards Organization ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems (QMS) Lead Auditor as certified by the Standards Organization of Nigeria.
Kunle holds a B.sc in Accounting from Southwestern University. He is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He has over a decade’s experience across different industries in the fields of accounting and finance, auditing and controls, tax planning and management, financial and treasury management, business information management, risk and loan management, fund syndication, forensic and fraud management as well as business planning, budgeting and forecasting.
He worked with Stallion Group in various capacities until his recent appointment with Bluetag Group.