Following a successful first edition of its Fintech conference in 2017, The Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF) is set to hold the second edition of the //Re: Code Nigeria Hackathon in July 2018, themed “2018 Data Hack”.
The //Re: Code Nigeria Hackathon 2018 is set to begin a chain of disruptive events which will set the tone for the biggest Fintech event of the year, AFF Disrupt 2018 and it will take place at the AFF Building – 1216, Ibiyinka Olorunbe Close, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The objective of this edition is to create innovative solutions in response to the distinct challenges faced in some of Nigeria’s leading sectors –Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Agriculture and the Financial Services ecosystem as a whole.
The tech conference is supported by industry giants like; Unilever, Dell, AFEX, Microsoft, IBM, SaS, Airtel and the likes, and the event will take on some of the biggest challenges in the ecosystem which include:
- How financial technology can address supply chain challenges (from finished goods to retail) in the FMCG sector
- Leveraging big-data analytics, identity management, and behavioural analysis to identify customers’ needs, providing investment advice & lending services
- Financial Inclusion for the agricultural and related sectors with a focus on improving credit scoring and financing opportunities for small and medium scale operators
//Re: Code Nigeria Hackathon 2018 aims to bring together multiple teams of talented developers, designers, problem-solvers, out-of-the-box thinkers, dreamers, doers, makers, and code magicians to solve these problems.
The final day of the Hackathon will see the developers demonstrate the prototypes of what they’ve created to a panel of judges who then select the winners and the runners-up.
The winners stand a chance of walking home with gifts worth N5,000,000
Click here to register for the conference.