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Apply now for HabariPay Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0 for Young Innovators (₦5M).

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Apply now for HabariPay Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0 for Young Innovators (₦5M). This program offers mentorship and access to internships and job opportunities facilitated by Squad.

The team with the most creative idea will receive a reward of N2.5 million. The first runner-up will be awarded N1.5 million, while the third-placed team will get N1 million. Furthermore, the top three teams will have an exclusive chance to become part of Squad Hackademy.

HabariPay Ltd is the fintech subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, providing best-in-class payment solutions to help businesses in Africa grow and thrive.

Squad is a complete payment solution that is reliable, secure, and affordable, making receiving in-person and online payments simple and convenient.

As part of its mission to empower businesses and young innovators across Africa, HabariPay’s Squad is excited to introduce its inaugural hackathon, “Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0.” The social coding event is set to take place on January 19th and 20th, 2024, at the modern GTCO Training Complex, Tayo’s Plaza, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

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The Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0 is aimed at young innovators in Nigerian universities, and other tertiary institutions. It encourages participating teams to craft innovative solutions addressing challenges within their local communities and the broader society.

Eligibility and Requirements for the Take on Squad Hackathon

Participants must meet the following:

  • The hackathon is designed only for young Nigerians.
  • The program is for entrepreneurs and innovators with transformative technological capabilities.
  • Participants must be willing to collaborate, develop practical, innovative tech solutions, and be ready to refine their coding skills.
  • Participants in the hackathon will have the exclusive opportunity to leverage Squad’s cutting-edge APIs in executing their ideas.
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What You Stand to Gain from the Take on Squad Hackathon

Selected participants will receive the following:

  • The selected team with the most innovative idea will be awarded N2.5 million.
  • The selected first runner-up will receive N1.5 million.
  • The selected third-placed team will receive N1 million.
  • The top three (3) teams will have the unique opportunity to join the Squad Hackademy, where they will receive mentorship and access internships and job opportunities facilitated by Squad.

Application Process

The application deadline is not specified.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the HabariPay Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0 for Young Innovators.

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