Tech4Her Africa, a start-up social enterprise driven to raise the next generation technology leaders, and also train female developers in Africa has won the AngelHack Hackathon hosted in Lagos.
Tech4Her Africa will be representing Africa at the Global Demo Day scheduled to at Silicon Valley, United States and are joining other winners from 50 cities around the world for the 12 weeks Angel Hackcelerator program.
AngelHack’s Hackcelerator program connects ambitious hackers with thought-leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to help them become more versatile and create fundable start-ups.
AngelHack is the highest valued pre-accelerator in the industry active in 106 cities around the world with a start-up portfolio valuation of $70 million, acquisitions from tech giants such as Google, and industry innovators such as BOX. This is the first Hackathon organized in Africa.
Members of the Tech4Her include some of who are students of the University Of Lagos – Adeola Akinwale, Dolapo Otufadebo, Chukwudumebi Onwuli, Chiamaka Eguzoro, and Chidera Ofokansi) and the team is led by Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards who is the founder.
Mentors on the team are: Mrs. Fayo Williams (Certified Business Consultant) and Dr. Roselyn Isimeto, lecturer at Computer Science, UNILAG.
The team developed Tatafo App- Watson AI based app that helps university students access information and resources instantly at a click.