In new effort to launch its hub, Inlak, leading system integrator in Sub-Saharan Africa has called on prospective applicants to enter for hackathon challenge to launch its hub, ‘The Hatch’
The innovation lab is set to build, scale and provide a nurturing environment for Fintech Start-ups by ensuring a level playing field for domestic technological ideas.
Managing Director, Africa Operations, Inlaks, Femi Adeoti, explained that the intention for launching the lab is to allow tech-startups to have the experience to reach investors that would buy into their solutions.
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“It is our goal to hand-hold these startups and take them to greater heights while interfacing with some of our global clients and partners, and thereby take advantage of the opportunities that are possible.” he said.
Adeoti stressed that the laudable establishment will guarantee an easy penetration into the fintech market with ample resources, training, finances and collaborative spheres to provide best in class Fintech solutions.
The launch of the hatch innovative lab will begin with a Hackathon challenge themed, “Shaping the future of Insurance”, geared towards the development of technologically enabled solutions that solve major problems in the insurance sector.
The event is expected to gather 100 participants consisting of 20 teams of innovators to develop business and technical innovative solutions for the Insurance industry.
Interested participants can register by logging onto the portal on https://thehackathon.net/ and follow thehatch social media pages for more information.
The portal will be open for applications from Monday, 10th June and will close by Wednesday, 3rd July for team selection.