2,000 Plus Programmers Signup For FCMB Hackathon

Over 2,000 programmers have signed up for the upcoming First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Hackathon, slated for October 27 to 29.

The high enrolment numbers show the programme’s appeal among techies and confirm the commitment of FCMB and its parent company, the FCMB Group, to nurturing innovation.

A partnership with Ingressive For Good, the 50-hour virtual Hackathon is set to harness the power of FCMB APIs in advancing open banking initiatives. It will unite a diverse group of tech enthusiasts to collaboratively construct proofs of concept and minimum viable products (MVPs) aimed at solving a specific, predefined challenge.

Participants will not only unveil their inventive concepts but will also put their technical skills to the test, fashioning digital solutions while vying for attractive rewards. The most outstanding teams will claim cash prizes and valuable items, earning recognition for their ground-breaking solutions.
The programme will foster collaboration and networking among participants, nurturing an interactive ecosystem where like-minded individuals can forge connections, exchange ideas, and mutually enrich their knowledge. This collaborative environment is poised to yield innovative solutions and forge enduring partnerships that will benefit the Nigerian and African tech ecosystems in the long term.