Africa's Talking Open Hackathon: FinTech

Thu, Jun 30, 9:00 AM (EAT)

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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). 

When

Thursday, Jun 30
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (EAT)

Where

Africa's Talking HQ
Mzima Springs Rd, Lavington, Nairobi Nairobi00100

Host

  • Michael Kimathi

    Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations Community

    See Bio

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