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Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) #PEBECHack Hackathon for Tech Entrepreneurs in Nigeria 2017

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) is pleased to announce #PEBECHack, a series of Hackathons designed to solve problems at the intersection between government policies, processes and regulations, and the ease of doing business.

Application Deadline: 6th June, 2017

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Lagos, Nigeria

About the Award: #PEBECHack will harness the creativity and vibrancy of Nigeria’s technology community to develop smart solutions that will help resolve some of the bottlenecks being addressed by the Council.

The first #PEBECHack will focus on developing a tool that will promote accountability and transparency among key Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) crucial to the success of Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business reforms.

The competing teams would develop a service management solution that will allow citizens monitor, provide feedback, report, make complaints, and ‘blow-a-whistle’ about the quality of service received from key Federal Government Doing Business MDAs or at strategic locations such as airports, seaports and land borders.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: 

  • Participants can register below as a team of 4 members with different skillsets.
  • Individuals can also register and specify skillset. Selected individuals will be matched with others with different skillsets and placed in teams of 4 members.
  • A total of 10 – 12 teams will be selected in all.

Number of Awards: 3

Value of Program: 

  • 1st Prize: N1 million
  • 2nd Prize: N300,000
  • 3rd Prize: N200,000

In addition, Top 3 teams to get Microsoft’s Bizspark + a start-up stand at Techplus conference in July with an opportunity to meet potential investors and promoters.

Duration of Program: 23rd & 24th  June, 2017.  9am – 6pm each day

How to Apply: Apply in Program Webpage(Link below). Registration commences on Tuesday May 23, 2017, and ends by midnight on Tuesday June 6, 2017. There would be no further applications after that

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC)

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