Our Fintech Hackathon challenge at AfricaTechDay

How to Go Global with the Lagos Startup Ecosystem
How to Go Global with the Lagos Startup Ecosystem
May 22, 2017
LBAcademy PEI Unconference
LBAcademy workshop held at PEI Unconference
July 26, 2017
Fintech Hackathon challenge at AfricaTechDay

Team Kollet wins 2nd Prize

The Team was supported by Ade Awokoya at the Hackathon and won 2nd Prize for their pitch on “Data Analytics-Customer Service” for Nigerian Banks. During the Hackathon we developed a wire-frame prototype for the “Predictive Behavioural Insight Platform”.

Further to the hackathon, the team has taken action with formation of the “Kollet startup” and are keen to develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with support from Wayra accelerator.

Leveraging analytics #problemsolving #AfricaTechDay17 #FintechForAfrica pic.twitter.com/PkGDowxm67

Fintech Hackathon (@Africatechday17) July 8, 2017

AfricaTechDay17 Hackathon Challenge

7-8 July Fintech Hackathon organised by Angelus Consulting, with support from Wayra. Software developers, entrepreneurs, students and business professionals came together to form solutions to the challenges facing the continent.

A great opportunity to network, collaborate, learn, receive mentoring and take advantage of all the valuable resources provided at this weekend.

There was also a variety of challenges like Financial inclusion, Remittances and Crowdfunding. We explored how these could be tackled with technologies around Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Data Analytics and Open Banking platforms.

Hackers get to hacking 🤓 #AfricaTechDay17 #FintechForAfrica pic.twitter.com/Qz8tohV15j

Fintech Hackathon (@Africatechday17) July 7, 2017

Alongside a £250 cash prize and a fast-track to Wayra’s accelerator programme, Team Kollet won a 1 to 1 with CEO, RailsBank. Our appreciation goes to the Hackathon Sponsors & Partners. Special thanks for the excellent mentoring and coaching given all particpants during the Hackathon.

Dayo takes stageThe support has been invaluable to improve our knowledge in the specialty fields. Special mention to the Wayra Team – Gary Stewart, Lucy Russo and David Clayton for this great opportunity.

To get in touch with the Kollet Startup, please email team@kollet.co Yomi Folami Product Lead/ Developer and Ade Omisore Banking Strategy.

%d bloggers like this: