Africa's Talking Open Hackathon: FinTech

Jun 30, 2022, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Join us at our open hackathon every last Thursday of the month. Come build with us, present feature request, give feedback or just contribute to our open source API's and SDKs. Get your ticket, let us exchange knowledge, best practices, submit feature requests and innovate.

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About this event

Join us at our open hackathon every last Thursday of the month. Come build with us, present feature requests, give feedback, or just contribute to our open-source software, API, and SDKs.

THEME: FINTECH

  • Build FinTech solutions with Africa's Talking and Elarian and win prizes
    • $100 1st Prize + Exclusive T-Shirts
    • $50 2nd Prize + Exclusive T-shirt
    • $25 3rd Prize + Exclusive T-Shirt
  • Contribute to open-source.

Elarian: Build Responsibly, Protect, Customer Data.

Elarian is a customer engagement framework that helps you build robust applications with the customer as the unit of abstraction.

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.

Agenda

  1. Warm-up

    • Introduction and Pitching
    • Form teams where need be.
    • Building/hacking
    • Feedback
    • Feature requests

2.  Code in GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket and deploy in Docker/Automated CI/Travis CI/Bamboo 

Note: This section needs additional setup.

Upon commit, the repository is built and deployed to an accessible web server or an S3 bucket.

3. Demonstration and Wrap-up

Teams or individuals will demo what they have hacked for feedback or adoption.

Note: Carry a laptop

Opportunities

  • Network
  • Innovate
  • Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)

Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome.

This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life with ease through easy-to-use APIs.

Would you like to partner with us? Kindly contact the Developer Experience Team.

Transport:

  • We will provide transport to and from Kencom. We will use SWVL. 
  • Note Kencom Departure time is 8 AM (kindly be on time). 

Featured Attendees

  • Auwal Garba

    Auwal Gama General Enterprises

    Mr

  • Abdulrahman Bello b

    Poultry farm

    Farming

  • James Mukasa

    MONEYSENT U LTD

    CEO

  • SANI ISIYAKU

    S&S Printing press

    Mr

  • Nicabed Gathaba

    Sguard Corp

    AI Engineer

  • Sani Lawal

    Sani Lawal Form & Agricultural

    Agric

  • Oluwarotimi Owolabi

    the360branders

    CTO

  • Karimu Khatwabi

    KareemSolveTech

    Foundor

  • Dickens Omolo

    Non

    Non

  • Moses Musyoki

    Skytrend Networks

    Software Developer

  • Benson Opondo

    Patazone

    Software Developer

  • Maryam Musa-Yusuf

    KERNELCI

    Software Engineer

  • Bryan Waff

    Hyperlink Media Services

    Graphic Designer

  • Jim Calvin Karanja Ruva

    Fruity Pebbles General Suppliers

    Manager

  • William Otieno

    Ritiko LLC

    Software Engineer

  • Kelvin Keter

    Oletai Merchants Group Limited

    Director

  • Gladys Wambura

    NA/

    NA/

  • Victory Edmond

    VeePee Market

    CEO

  • ABDURRAHMAN RABIU

    Uasaf lagos Enterprise

    CEO

  • Muhammad Hassan

    Gim- Gana ltd

    Engineering

  • Taiwo Hassan

    Chrome Softek

    Web Developer

  • David Evans

    Didee company

    CTO

  • STEPHEN IKECHUKWU

    DOMINANT DRAMA CREW

    DDC

  • cornelius egbe

    corneldesign LTD

    mr

  • Andrew Osei Owusu

    Integrated community development studies

    CTO

  • Sylvance Mbaka

    Com

    Software Engineer