The NaijaHacks Hackathon will take place for the third time on October 30, 2020, and this year we will focus on enabling young people across the continent to virtually design, innovate, and learn at home. From October 30, 2020, accredited teams and individuals will have the opportunity to develop creative solutions to address pressing local and global challenges in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas.
This year’s virtual event will include two days of virtual pitching, workshops, presentations, and workshops with over 100 teams from across Africa.
Speaking in Toronto, Canada, Uchi Uchibeke, founder of NaijaHacks, said: “NaijaHacks continues to work to give Nigerian and African youth the opportunity to start businesses. Bringing together creative people and technology industries from across the continent to create solutions for the future of our continent and the world is a global pandemic.”
BenefitsNaijaHacks offers young Africans the opportunity to start their technology businesses and work with some of the best companies in the world. Participants will have the chance to win over 100 million nairas in prizes and access the Africahacks incubation program and NaiyaHackers platform. In addition to creating opportunities for young Africans, promising projects at the Hackathon will continue to participate in the Africahacks incubation program to further develop their hackathons and ideas.
How to Apply
Participants can apply for NaijaHacks via the Start by AfricaHacks app (http://start.africahacks.com/) and are matched with teams to validate their ideas.
Register as a participant to participate in the biggest African hackathon virtually and after that, join the Africahacks incubation program.
NaijaHacks makes opportunities available to all young Africans to start their technology ventures or work at some of the world’s best companies. This mission is accomplished with The NaijaHacks Hackathon and The NaijaHacks Community.