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WEMA Bank Hackaholics 2.0 for Entrepreneurs in Nigeria (prize US$40,000).

WEMA Hackaholics techfair

Applications are invited from startups and businesses with exiting solutions in Eductech, Agritech, Healthtech, Fintech and gaming for WEMA Bank Hackaholics 2.0.

With the launch of ALAT, Nigeria’s first digital bank in 2017, they showed the world that it was possible to hack and redefine experiential banking. Since then, they have taken it a step further with the birth of Hackaholics – the Wema bank hackathon.

Hackaholics by WEMA is set up to promote the development of technological solutions for financial and institutional needs, and other everyday social issues.

It brings together developers, designers and creative thinkers to develop products and discover new technologies. Example of such applications includes innovations in risk management, trading, investing, personal finance, big data, retail banking, regulatory compliance, mobile payments and enterprise social, environmental and health issues.


• Successful startups will proceed to a 4-week Accelerator Bootcamp Programme – A programme focused on creating commercialisation opportunities for participating startups, leveraging best-in-class curriculum and global footprint to nurture and strategically position startups to scale up as they launch into the market.

• Winning solution will receive the sum of $40,000 in funding.


The 2020 edition of the Wema Hackathon tagged ‘Hackaholics 2.0’ will be hosting participants virtually in a two-day pitch competition to exhibit innovative solutions with excellent market potential, capable of solving essential, everyday business problems under five (5) major verticals – Agritech , Healthtech , Edutech , Fintech and Gaming.


Click here to register

Deadline: October 23, 2020.

For more details visit WEMA Bank Hackaholicz 2.0 .

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