Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG), have partnered with Solana Foundation to bring to the community Solana Season Hackathon.
BNUG, a sub-set of Organization of Blockchain Technology User (OBTU), a duly registered incorporated Trustee with Nigeria’s CAC, has been the voice of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology in Nigeria since 2016.
The Group speaks for an industry that aims to touch the daily lives of Nigerians in every corner of the country — by providing business, jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities.
TechEconomy.ng understands this is a Global Blockchain Technology Hackathon supported by the high & mighty in the industry.
Confirming this in a social media post, the Founder of Blockchain Nigeria User Group, Chimezie Chuta said that up to $1 million in prizes & seed funding are available for grabs.
“There’s also an Africa special track with a dedicated $25k for grabs if you are willing to get your hands dirty coding with RUST!”
“Are you a software developer interested in making a switch?”, said Chuta who is among the Judges and a member of the selection committee.
“Also, Vinny Lingham, who was on Shark Tank South Africa and founder of Civic, wants to include some personal investments, a few million $$$$$ into projects from Africa!”
Learn more about the prizes and regional tracks below. 👇https://t.co/MVh8vlEvTw
— Solana (@solana) May 3, 2021
“Jumpstart your next project on Solana Season Hackathon & join the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto.
Hackathon dates: May 15 – June 7, 2021.
The Solana Season Hackathon is a competition where projects will be evaluated by judges on their technological merits without consideration of legal viability.
Participants in the Hackathon will create software solely for purposes of evaluation by judges as part of a competition and not for commercial deployment or release as part of the Hackathon.
All participants must comply with applicable laws and regulations when releasing any software that they develop as part of the Hackathon.