Andela and Github are hosting a hackathon in Nigeria on October 26th and 27th to showcase the talent and work of the Nigerian developer community.
Andela – the African company that is solving the technical talent shortage by building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software engineers and GitHub, an American technology company that provides hosting for software development version control using Git are hosting a hackathon in Lagos, Nigeria dubbed: CodeNaija from October 26 – 27, 2019 at the Andela EPIC tower office in Ilupeju, Lagos State.
The goal of the hackathon is to highlight the existing community of Nigerian software engineers by showcasing their engineering craft as they build technology solutions for social good.
Partners and sponsors of this hackathon all share a common interest in enabling software engineers to build technology solutions that will help Africa solve some of its biggest challenges, which is the reason we’ve strategically aligned to host a hackathon of this magnitude in Nigeria.
Technical and business mentors will be provided by partners to serve as supportive pillars for teams throughout the hackathon. Participating teams will pitch their solutions to a panel of carefully selected judges from GitHub, Microsoft and Flutterwave; who will be responsible for selecting the winning teams.
There will be multiple prizes for the top five teams, but to highlight the grand prize, the winning team will be given the opportunity to pitch to Microsoft’s Venture Capital Firm, M12.
Come join almost 100 mid level and senior software engineer professionals for 30+ hours of learning and technological passion. The event promises to networking opportunities, resource sharing, talks and recruitment opportunities for developers. Click here to register.