Wema Bank is now accepting applications from developers, web designers and creative thinkers for its 2019 Hackaholics Program. The deadline for submission of applications for the Wema Bank Hackaholics Program is 12th March, 2019.
Wema bank 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. We are 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 Wema Bank Hackaholics.
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.
Wema Bank Hackaholics Eligibility.
- Open to teams who have worked together for over six months
- Teams must not necessarily have a registered company
Wema Bank Hackaholics Benefits.
- Funding of up to 10,000 USD for the best ideas.
- Access to the Wema Bank Codeville incubator and accelerator program.
- Exposure to investors and opportunities to deploy solutions.
- Opportunity to work full time for the bank
How to Apply for Wema Bank Hackaholics.
Twenty (20) teams will be shortlisted for the hackathon. Submission of applications will stop on the 12th of March 2019 at 11:59pm.