More than 80% of Fortune 100 companies utilize hackathons as a means to foster innovation. I4G HACKFest 2023 is set to host a virtual Hackathon in collaboration with FCMB, offering an ideal opportunity to extend beyond the traditional boundaries of banking and harness FCMB APIs to advance Open Banking Initiatives. The event will span over 50 hours, during which tech enthusiasts from Africa will join forces to collaboratively create prototypes and minimum viable products (MVPs) in a virtual environment.
The I4G Hackathon, presented by Ingressive For Good in partnership with FCMB, assembles a diverse range of tech professionals from across Africa, including developers, engineers, students, designers, and creative thinkers. Their collective aim is to drive sustainable innovations and develop solutions for real-world business challenges and societal issues. The Hackathon will run continuously for more than 50 hours, enabling African tech enthusiasts to work together on proofs of concept and MVPs designed to address specific predefined problems.