AfricaHackon is a premier hackathon event that brings together developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from all over Africa to collaborate on innovative projects and ideas. The Nairobi edition of AfricaHackon will be held in the heart of Kenya’s capital city and will feature a diverse array of participants, ranging from seasoned professionals to students and beginners.
The event will kick off on Friday, October 20th with an opening ceremony and keynote speeches from industry leaders. Participants will then have the opportunity to network and form teams before diving into the hackathon on Saturday, October 21st. Teams will have 24 hours to work on their projects, with the help of mentors and resources provided by the event organizers.
On Sunday, October 22nd, teams will present their projects to a panel of judges, composed of experts from the tech industry and venture capital firms. Prizes will be awarded for the best projects in categories such as “Most Innovative,” “Best Use of Technology,” and “Best Social Impact.”
In addition to the hackathon, there will be a series of workshops and panel discussions on topics such as design thinking, fundraising, and scaling startups. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with potential investors and industry leaders at the event’s networking sessions.
The AfricaHackon: Nairobi Edition is a great opportunity for participants to showcase their skills, network with like-minded individuals, and potentially turn their ideas into a reality. The event is open to anyone with an interest in technology, regardless of their experience level, and will provide a platform for participants to learn, grow and develop