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BudPay to host a fintech hackathon in Nairobi, up to $1000 in prize money up for grabs


BudPay, the payment infrastructure company offering payment services to businesses in emerging markets has revealed plans to host a fintech hackathon in Nairobi.

The hackathon dubbed FINTECHATHON will be hosted on May 6th, 2023 from 9 am to 6 pm at the Nairobi Game Development Centre, Diamond Plaza.

It will be hosted under different themes including Payments, Money transfers, Public finances, open API, and e-commerce among others.

Winning teams will also walk away with $1,000 for the 1st place, $700 for the 2nd place and $500 for the 3rd winning team.

The fintech hackathon is targeting developers looking for opportunities to showcase their coding skills, learn new technologies, and network with other developers. Entrepreneurs interested in exploring new business ideas and partnerships, and financial professionals interested in developing new tools and technologies to improve their work and help their clients are also encouraged to apply.

Others include designers looking to showcase their skills and collaborate with developers and entrepreneurs, Students, data scientists, Innovators, and enthusiasts interested in exploring new technologies and solutions and looking for opportunities to work on exciting projects with like-minded individuals.

Applications for the hackathon can be done here. 

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Nixon Kanali

Tech journalist based in Nairobi. I track and report on tech and African startups. Founder and Editor of TechTrends Media. Nixon is also the East African tech editor for Africa Business Communities. Send tips to nkanali@techtrendske.co.ke.

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