Electronic Innovation through Blockchain technological know-how will consider centre stage when this year’s HackLab Foundation’s Hackathon opens on Friday, April 19 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Know-how.
The programme is borne out of a partnership amongst Vodafone’s Business Business enterprise, Stanbic Lender, IBM and The HackLab Basis to digitally empower technological innovation college students at the College.
This year’s concept, “Can Blockchain Technologies completely transform the Products and services Sector?” is envisioned to produce a spark and revolutionise the pondering of the college student developers on campus. The party will convey alongside one another 600 developers from above 18 institutions throughout Ghana to locate plausible and scalable remedies for the Ghanaian and African industry employing Blockchain know-how. Vodafone is also envisioned to help the very best developers in employing their ideas at the close of the session.
Blockchain know-how stays a incredibly well-known technological innovation throughout the planet and it will be intriguing to see how the learners will use it to deal with pertinent issues in the services sector.
Commenting in advance of the party, Angela Mensah-Poku, Organization Business enterprise Director at Vodafone mentioned: “We are often fired up about the option to unearth young abilities in the digital know-how sector. Blockchain know-how is a incredibly interesting thought which has captured the attention of the environment and this hackathon is a demonstration of our determination to guide a digital revolution in Ghana. Our position as a top telecom enterprise in Ghana indicates we have the electricity to generate alter in our society and this is 1 of the numerous avenues we are deploying to speed up Ghana’s digital journey.”
More than a few yrs, Vodafone has succeeded in executing a approach of igniting a digital revolution in Ghana, leaving no one particular guiding. The impact of this is felt in quite a few platforms and initiatives such as the annually Hackathons, Countrywide Digital Coding, Quick Educational facilities on-line portals and the youth capabilities & positions portal.