FirstBank to host FinTech summit

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In line with the Bank’s commitment to creating high-tech solutions to improving the quality of products and service delivery, FirstBank will be hosting its maiden two-day Hackathon Competition which will culminate in the 2018 Fintech Summit 2.0. themed The Future of Banking – The Role of AI and Big Data.

These events have been designed as an avenue to showcase innovations developed by indigenous Nigerian companies as well as provide a platform for networking and partnership opportunities between the Bank and the Fintech community.

Consequently, the Bank is looking for developers with the knowledge and skill set to address the challenges in the financial industry through the use of AI and Big Data, to participate in the Hackathon competition.

The FirstBank 2018 FinTech summit is scheduled to kick off with a 2-day coding competition – Hackathon – billed for Thursday and Friday 11th and 12th October 2018 whilst the summit holds Wednesday 17 October 2018 with over 700 FinTech players and stakeholders to attend.

The Hackathon is projected to focus on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. 10 teams will be contesting for the grand prize of N3 million in a competition to show off their technological and artificial intelligence capabilities with the second and third best teams carting away the sum of N1.5 million and N750,000 respectively.

The 10 teams will also have an opportunity to showcase their solutions at the FinTech summit scheduled for 17 October.

Register here: https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/fintech-cocktail-summit/fintech-summit-registration/

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