Wema Bank Hackathon 4.0 Program is a youth focused startup competition aimed to provide a platform that enables innovators and startup founders with tech driven or tech enabled game changing ideas and products to grow and blitz scale their ventures.
This laudable initiative is powered by Wema Bank/ ALAT; one of Nigeria’s Most digitally dominant financial institution. There has been 3 previous editions and we are excited to present the 4th edition tagged Re-imagined.
- Host: Wema Bank Plc
- Eligible Country: Nigeria
- Reward: 8 Million Cash Prize | Training
Join a diverse group of problem-solvers, developers, designers, and creative thinkers at this year’s edition of Hackaholics to make a difference.
Wema Bank Plc, commonly known as Wema Bank, is a Nigerian commercial bank. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria; the regulator of the nation’s banking sector. Wema Bank is the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, and one of Nigeria’s most resilient banks.
To receive consideration for the program, you must meet the following:
- Everyone is welcome and can apply. No matter if you are a young entrepreneur, a professional, or a student.
- You don’t have to be a programmer and you certainly don’t need to have a degree in Computer Science.
Duration and Reward
- Hackaholics is a great opportunity for participants to learn and experiment
- Grant to build / scale solutions
- Support for product and integration
- Visibility for your team / solution
- Access to community of founders
- Coaching / Mentorship for founders
- Learn from renowned industry expert
Prize: As a way of honoring our commitment to inclusivity, women-led teams will be given recognition and rewards
- Winner: N3,000,000
- First runner-up: N2,500,000
- Second Runner-up: N1,500,000
- Women-led team: N1,000,000
Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the following instructions;
- Click Register Now on the hackaholics Website
- Input your solution details and information
- Input your team members details. (Max. 3)
- Submit your application, and await our email
Available pitch centers for this years edition
- Lagos state: Lagos State University
- Southwestern states: Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Southeast / Southsouthern states: University of Benin
- Ogun state: BABCOCK University
- Northern states: NILE University, Abuja