Apply for the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Hackathon 2018

by | Sep 20, 2018

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This is a call to all creative and innovative software developers interested in making history! The Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Presents Hackathon 2018 ‘invention marathon’. This is an event where individuals with interest in technology should attend to ideate, build, and share inventions in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

The 2018 edition of the NIBSS Hackathon aims to solve current NIBSS technological challenges, innovate products, and push the limits of existing technologies implemented in the NIBSS technological space, through the participation of selected individuals, with cash prizes given out to deserving innovation.

NIBSS Hackathon is a fun, fast-paced, strenuous, yet highly rewarding event where developers/coders, designers, strategists, and enthusiasts come together to work on project ideas and win prizes.

Themed “Biometrics: Key to the future and Inclusion”, the 48hrs Hackathon will focus on authentication, identification, and validation of advanced fingerprints technology. This is because of the trend and global adoption of biometrics as a means of identification due to;

  • Accurate identification and accountability
  • Easy timesaving and safe for use
  • User-friendly systems, Scalable and secure
  • Convenience and versatility

It isn’t just about technology. It’s also about design, creativity and problem-solving. If you have an interest in art, graphics, 3D modeling, education, sound design, or business, you most definitely will enjoy the NIBSS hackathon. The Hackathon runs from the 6th – 7th of October 2018

Who should apply? Everyone! Software developers, game programmers, UI/UX designers, artists, animators, storytellers, enthusiasts, professionals, students, and all that want to spend time creating solutions with virtual reality and other immersive technologies.

Remember, anyone can go to a hackathon, regardless of their level of expertise.

Get your team members and prepare to win.

The grand winner gets ₦3Million, 1st runner up ₦2Million and 2nd runner up ₦1Million.

How to Register? Fill out a form with all of your information to apply for the hackathon. Visit for more information & stay up to date on our social platforms, follow us:

IG & FB @nibsshackathon

Twitter- @shackathon2018

See you there!

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