Participating tech companies will be paired with a data enthusiast and these teams will have access to mentorship from data science and business experts during the competition. Teams will need to engage with relevant data to design innovative products/services, which will be judged during the in-country finals.
The most promising teams will progress to the second stage of the competition, where they will showcase their prototype solutions to the judges at the Grand Finale.
The overall DataHack4FI Season 3 winner will be selected based on:
InvestXD created a digital investment platform for women and youth.Read More
See how Datahack4FI team, Exuus, is digitising savings groups in Rwanda.Read More
DataHack4FI in-country winners from Ghana offer a multiple-database-verification API solution to identity verification.Read More
DataHack4FI Rwanda winners, AgriGO, aims to tackle financial vulnerability of smallholder farmers.Read More
ZedCredit from Zambia provides access to savings, loans and a credit score via their mobile app.Read More
DataHack4FI forced us to actively engage with savings groups. We had made a number of assumptions that were not aligned with their needs, but demand side data allowed us to design a better solution"
ZedCredit - Zambian Fintech (Season 2)
The competition has pushed me to continually develop my data science skills and has inspired me to pursue a career in data science"
Khadija Mahanga - BizfundiTanzanian Data fellow (Season 2)
The balance and engagement of the data fellow and data expert was perfect—both were equally valuable to the process"
WazInsure Kenyan Fintech (Season 2)