Two teams win millions at the secure Lagos hackathon

Winners Emerge In FCMB-Sponsored “Secure Lagos Hackathon”
Winners Emerge In FCMB-Sponsored “Secure Lagos Hackathon”
Winners Emerge In FCMB-Sponsored “Secure Lagos Hackathon”

In a partnership with First City Monument Bank ‘FCMB’ and Passion Incubator, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund ‘LSETF’ organized a 3-day hackathon to review security solutions that will enhance the operations of existing agencies focused on security.

The hackathon which held from 18th to 20th of May, believed that with over 20 million people in Lagos state, it is in a position to achieve a truly secured megacity.

Team LSFLOW (Group 3) and Team AboEko (Group 8) emerge as respective winners of the N2,000,000 cash prize and N1,000,000 runner up prize at the Secure Lagos hackathon. The hackathon is aimed at seeking new ways to secure the lives and properties of Lagosians using technology-based security.

FCMB has re-iterated its commitment to the development of Nigeria’s Techspace Ecosystem, even as it continues to support its customers to fulfil their aspirations. According to the Team Lead, Techspace Ecosystem Business of FCMB, Babajide Asegbeloyin “Tech businesses have unique needs, especially at startup and incubation stage. FCMB provides bespoke support at the different stages of the journey and we are very passionate about providing the right solutions to the tech ecosystem. Our mandate is to be the preferred and go-to financial institution for the tech ecosystem.”