Call for Applications: Illuminate Fintech Hackathon by SkyCapital

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Illuminate, a hackathon sponsored by SkyCapital Limited, is a one-week intense gathering of technology enthusiasts, developers, product managers, innovation specialists and entrepreneurs convened to Re-think the myriads of problems confronting Africa’s finance space and developing technology driven solutions that can help leapfrog the current challenges and create the desired tomorrow TODAY.

The hackathon will climax with a demo day, where the participants will present their solutions to a team of industry experts and select audience. The programme will hold at 10 Anifowoshe Street,
off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 15th March to 4th April, 2020.

Focus Areas:

Innovative solutions in payments, loans, Insurance, AI,Data science etc have continued to disrupt the space and drive a new wave of excitement for the customers and other stakeholders.  However, a huge number of people are still financially excluded as insurance penetration is still abysmally low and the country is still predominantly a cash-based economy. 

Illuminate is set in the same path and qualified participants will be drawn to individually or jointly address issues in the following focus areas:

Nano and Micro Lending. Alternative Banking. Data SME Lending and Inclusion. Customer Experience. Payments.


The winning pitch will be incubated by SkyCapital and will be given technical and financial support to develop in to a market fit product. The winner will also leverage on the extensive network of Skycapital’s clientele base in Nigeria and beyond.

How to Register:

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