Deadline: March 10, 2019
Applications are invited for the Wema Bank Nigeria Hackaholics Program 2019 for Developers and Web designers. The Hackaholics is Wema Bank’s first hackathon.
Hackaholics is a radical gathering of developers, web designers and creative thinkers interested in building products and developing solutions to improve financial services and other sectors of Nigerian life. Wema Bank is particularly excited about potential innovations in personal finance, big data, retail banking, mobile payments, risk management, currency and stock trading, investment, regulatory compliance as well as health and the environment.
About the Hackathon
Attendees can participate individually or in teams and teams can be formed prior to the Hackathon. Attendees are responsible for coming to the event with FinTech related ideas or finding a team to work with during the Hackathon. The Hackathon organizers and Technology partners may also provide teams potential ideas to work on and offer prizes to the best team.
APIs and platforms from technology partners will be made available during the Hackathon. Attendees will spend 72 hours coding, validating their ideas, networking and then demoing their hacks to a panel of VCs, executives and entrepreneurs. Twenty (20) teams will be shortlisted for the hackathon.
- Winners will get access to funding
- Access to the Wema Bank Codeville incubator and accelerator program
- Exposure to investors and opportunities to deploy solutions
- Open to teams who have worked together for over six months
- Teams must not necessarily have a registered company
For more information, visit Wema Bank.