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Platform for African and youth of African descent to build and create companies

Hackathons

We support Hackathons across Africa and the rest of the World. We find bright ideas & teams with smart African tech talent to help create the next big African company.

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Startups

We create companies across all African countries and for youth of African descent across the world. From our tech competitions, AfricaHacks discovers some of Africa’s best talent and brightest ideas. Our Startup creation program will create successful African company.

Forum

AfricaHacks supports Tech events, incubation and job creation initiatives for African tech talent. Our Tech Circle members get exclusive access to events and training and other life-changing opportunities.

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Financing

We believe that access to resources should not limit an African or youth of African descent. That is why we will finance your Laptop or other devices. Apply at devices.peercosign.com

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the platform that accelerates Africa’s creativity so that any African youth or youth of African descent can use technology and creativity to make their lives, that of their family and the world better.

– Uchi Uchibeke, Founder

What people say

NaijaHacks has really been a source of motivation to me because, seeing young folks like me doing "THINGS" in the Tech world, will really help me to strive hard. AfricaHacks has been a light to me
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Iseyemi ifeoluwa
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AfricaHacks happened at a time I needed it the most. I just started out a career in tech and was completely unsure if it was the right thing to do. I became more confident with the programming sphere..
Ebere Okonkwo
Participant
I am a strong believer of building solutions for the community by the community. AfricaHacks believes in building the community and I am happy to be part of it!
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Victoria Mutai
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Our thoughts and musings

Moving Past the Ideation Stage: How to Kickstart Your Start-Up

You’ve probably always had the notion to have a startup sometimes in the future, especially since you have located some …

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Why you should attend a Hackathon by AfricaHacks

The word Hackathon comes from the words Hack and Marathon. A Hack is a creative way of solving a problem, …

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What Kinds of Apps Are Most Suitable for React Native

React Native is an open-source framework for building cross-platform apps. The framework is built to design native apps for Android …

Our partners

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AfricaHacks is an AWS Activate Partner
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digitalocean
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Work with us

Sponsors, volunteers, mentors, judges, partners, African tech talent and others are welcome.