Wema Bank Hackaholics 5.0 ( Up to N90 million)

Join the largest community of problem-solvers, visionaries, creative thinkers and Innovators in Africa, at the annual Hackaholics Ideathon, and together, let’s catalyze change with the enabling power of Technology

Powered by ALAT / WEMA BANK

What is HACKAHOLICS
Hackaholics 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 5th edition tagged Meta-Idea.

Join the largest community of problem-solvers, visionaries, creative thinkers and Innovators in Africa, at the annual Hackaholics Ideathon, and together, let’s catalyze change with the enabling power of Technology

Powered by ALAT / WEMA BANK

Over the past years, the bank has consistently demonstrated its commitment to fostering innovation, nurturing young talent, and driving cross-generation digital conversation through our flagship event–Hackaholics 4.0.

With a population of over 250 million young Africans enrolled in universities across Africa, we envision a chance to establish a strategic advantage by spearheading the rise of budding unicorns, techpreneurs, and innovators within these academic institutions.

The Hackaholics Digital Summit, established as Africa’s premier ecosystem gathering, is set to encourage innovation, collaboration, and the progress of technology. We’re thrilled that this gathering will unite thousands of exceptional individuals, including innovators, change-makers, industry luminaries, and tech enthusiasts from diverse sectors.

What benefit will you get?
Hackaholics is a great opportunity for participants to learn and experiment

Grant
Grant to build / scale solutions

Support
Support for product and integration

Visibility
Visibility for your team / solution

Access
Access to the community of founders

Coaching / Mentorship
Coaching / Mentorship for founders

Learn
Learn from a renowned industry expert

 

Verticals
We are poised to explore divergent verticals for innovative solutions

Education
We will love to see disruptive solutions that utilize technology to enhance learning and improve educational outcomes.

Climate
We love to see climate technology innovative solutions that aim to mitigate the effects of climate change.

CivicTech
We will be expecting to see technology-driven solutions that aim to improve the functioning of government and civic society

Insurance
We will love to see technology-driven solutions to improve the access to insurance services.

GovTech
We are anticipating game-changing solutions that are used to enhance government operations.

Health
We would love to see digital products

Hackaholics 5.0 Prize
We are committed to powering the next generation of audacious innovators and problem-solvers, who are positioned to solve Africa’s daunting challenges

Winner: N30M Worth of prizes

First runner-up: N20M Worth of prizes

Second Runner-up: N15M Worth of prizes

Women-led team: N10M Worth of prizes

University Stem Endowment: N15M Worth of prizes

Hackaholics 5.0 Pitch Centers
Available pitch centers for the 2024 Edition

South West

  •  Afe Babalola University
  • University of Ado-Ekiti
  • Babcock University
  • Yabatech
  • University of Ibadan
  • LASU
  • FUTA

South South

  • UNIPORT

South East

  • IMT, Enugu
  • UNEC

Abuja

  • Nile University, Abuja
  • University of Abuja

North

Bayero University Kano

Rest of Africa

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • Egypt

Click HERE to Apply

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