The Virtual
Africa Hackathon

31st August 2020, Nairobi Kenya

About The Event Winners

About The Event

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are co-hosting the Virtual Africa Hackathon on August 31, 2020. The Hackathon challenges FinTechs to innovate and showcase their solutions aimed at addressing the negative impacts of COVID-19 globally.

Theme: ‘Harnessing FinTech in addressing COVID-19 effects on healthcare, digital payments and economic recovery.’

Contacts

FinTech @ centralbank.go.ke

@AfroAsiaFintech

Our Judges

Dry Run/Demo Day Judges

Tamara Cook

Tamara Cook

CEO, FSD Kenya

Kennedy Mubita

Kennedy Mubita

Africa Head, SC Ventures

Dr. Landry Bikai

Dr. Landry Bikai

Bank of Central African States

Anthony Gacanja

Anthony Gacanja

Director, Information Technology, CBK

Dr. Sam Nyaoke

Dr. Sam Nyaoke

Digital Financial Services, KCB

Calestor Magero

Calestor Magero

Safaricom M-PESA API

Femi Awoniyi

Femi Awoniyi

Fintech Grants Manager, EFInA

Lukonga Lindunda

Lukonga Lindunda

Executive Director, BongoHive

Richard Ndahiro

Richard Ndahiro

Digital Economy

Sasha Vieira

Sasha Vieira

Head of Incubator, SB Mozambique

Viola Chelangat

Viola Chelangat

Product Development Officer, CMA

Abeku Coffie

Abeku Coffie

VP, Product Solutions, Visa SSA

Bryon Osiro

Byron Osiro

Cloud Platform Manager, Oracle

David Cheboryot

David Cheboryot

Manager, E4Impact Foundation

Joshua Nguku

Joshua Nguku

VAS Solutions Manager, Safaricom

Renita Nabisubi

Renita Nabisubi

Head, DFS, Access to Finance Rwanda

Sam Mutua

Sam Mutua

Director, Products SSA, EA, Visa

Helder Buvana

Helder Buvana

FSDMoc, Investment Manager

Damola Owolade

Damola Owolade

Head, FMTs SADC FI programme

Cedric Tsiga

Cedric Tsiga

CEGBU Regional Manager, Oracle

Francois Coupienne

Francois Coupienne

Global Digital Lead, UNCDF

Progress Schedule

Order of activities

Last Mile Medicine

https://lastmilemed.org

MIZA A2F (Minimart) platform

https://mizafintech.com

Sahani by ZavoraTech

http://www.zavora.co.ke

SMECredit Pro

https://smecreditpro.com

We-DARE by Ryken Business Intelligence

https://twitter.com/WeDARE3

Cash Prizes

Cash prizes.

Free Oracle Developer Cloud Platform for developing and hosting new solutions

Experienced mentors from diverse fields

Cash Prizes

Scaling up through collaborations. Winner: Will be hosted at Singapore SC Ventures eXellerator lab and get dedicated Human Centred Design (HCD) training. 1st and 2nd runners up: HCD Training

Fast-tracking the winner to the Global Fintech Hackcelerator during Singapore Fintech Festival 2020

Organised By

Platinum

Community Partners