Women In FinTech Hackathon

We empower women with technological productive assets, knowledge and


We emphasize leadership as a powerful expression of agency and work with women and girls lead and inspire social change and effectively participate in technology to improve the status of other women and girls as well as themselves. As such, we organize the Women in FinTech Hackathon as a platform to work with women to develop products and solutions that help and improve lives of their fellow women.

The main objective is to generate high-value actionable business ideas and product concepts. But the Hackathon will also boost the innovation culture and further establish the idea-sharing, effective collaboration and creativeness driven by enthusiasm towards a shared goal among women innovators, developers and women headed FinTechs.

HackMojaloop: Hackathon for FinTechs and developers with innovative ideas to create new, compelling financial applications and products using Mojaloop Technology. The hackathon allows developers to use Mojaloop for different applications and products plus also proof of concept experiments with Mojaloop.

#HackMojaloop embodies our views and belief that we should develop once and integrate for many using open APIs and interoperability technology. #HackMojaloop brings together FinTechs and developers with innovative ideas to create new, compelling interoperable financial applications and products using published OPEN APIs, GSMA APIs and Level One Project Mojaloop Technology.  #HackMojaloop challenges  FinTechs and developers to create new business models, applications and products that are interoperable among all players including mobile money operators, banks and micro finance institutions.  The hackathon targets to deliver interoperable business models and products in 6 thematic areas:

1.Interoperable Merchant and Bill payments

2.Interoperable CashIn/CashOut and Transfers

3.Interoperable Remittances  and Bulk Payments

4.Interoperable Consumer/Merchant Saving, Lending and  Insurance.

5.Interoperability with Mojaloop

6.Interoperable Digital Finance to empower Women in informal cross-border trade