MTN MoMo API Hackathon with Ericsson come on in December

MTN MoMo API Hackathon with Ericsson comes on in December

MTN and Ericsson through Hackerearth is inviting developers and entrepreneurs across Africa to participate in a MoMo API Hackathon and win exciting prizes 🏆 . The Hackathon which is in partnership with Ericsson will give App developers based in 🇬🇭Ghana, 🇺🇬Uganda, 🇨🇮Cote d’Ivoire, 🇨🇲Cameroon, and 🇿🇲Zambia the opportunity to come up with innovative fintech applications using the MTN mobile money (MoMo) API platform.

The IDEA Phase

The IDEA Phase is already in session since 12:01 AM UTC on the 21st of October, 2019 through to 11:59 PM UTC on the 8th of October, 2019.

The HACKATHON Phase

The HACKATHON Phase takes place online from, 12:01 AM UTC on the 10th of October, 2019 through to 11:59 PM UTC on the 22nd December, 2019.

MTN is an emerging market mobile operator at the forefront of technological and digital changes. MTN is also a leading Fintech operator and MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) is available in 14 markets across Africa.

The range of solutions to close the financial services gap in the markets in which MTN operates requires partnerships with financial services providers, regulatory authorities, other mobile network operators, merchants, distributors, businesses, technology providers, entrepreneurs, and developers. It is through working with its partners that MTN is improving the economic and social well-being of millions of Africans.

MTN Group has made it’s Mobile Money platform available across its footprint through the MoMo API program. MTN is now seeking businesses, entrepreneurs and developers across the continent to innovate around and leverage Mobile Money to accelerate financial inclusion and payment digitization. MTN is excited to invite developers and entrepreneurs across 5 countries to participate in the MoMo API Hackathon.

The Hackathon which is in partnership with Ericsson will give App developers based in Ghana, Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon and Zambia the opportunity to come up with innovative financial and transactional applications using the MTN mobile money (MoMo) API platform.

Rewards

1st Prize (USD 2500)

Equivalent in local currency plus a trip to Sweden organised by Ericsson for one team member.
*inclusive of all applicable taxes, foreign exchange conversion rates and charges as well as transfer fees.

 2nd Prize (USD 2000)

Equivalent in local currency
*inclusive of all applicable taxes, foreign exchange conversion rates and charges as well as transfer fees.

 3rd Prize (USD 1500)

Equivalent in local currency
*inclusive of all applicable taxes, foreign exchange conversion rates and charges as well as transfer fees.

How to Participate

Head over to register on the MTN MoMo API Hackathon competition website.

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