Tech4Her Africa Emerges Winner of Silicon Valley’s AngelHack Lagos 2018

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Tech4Her Africa, a social enterprise that aims at expanding economic opportunities for women and girls in Africa by enabling them in Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Mathematics leveraging ICT, has emerged winner of the Silicon Valley’s AngelHack Hackathon hosted at Impact Hub, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

This is the first Hackathon organized by the AngelHack Hackathon in Africa.

The Tech4Her Africa team, led by Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards, its founder, was shortlisted to represent Africa at the Global Demo Day to hold at Silicon Valley, United States. Also joining Teck4Her Africa are other winners from 50 cities around the world for the 12 weeks Angel Hackcelerator program.

The team developed Tatafo App- Watson AI-based app that helps university students access information and resources instantly at a click.

Tech4Her Africa’s vision is to increase the earning potential of up to African women by 50% using ICT. While its mission is to enable 5,000,000 marginalized women in Nigeria to access Education & Mentoring using a mobile phone by 2030.

About the Angel Hackcelerator Program

HACKcelerator, AngelHack’s 12-week pre-accelerator program, connects ambitious hackers with thought-leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to help them become more versatile. The pre-accelerator program helps top teams refine their ideas to build their hackathon winning prototype into a fully-fledged startup.

By combining a proven curriculum with mentorship, speakers, and workshops, AngelHackoffers the best in startup education. And with a startup portfolio valuation of $70M, acquisitions from tech giants such as Google, and BOX,  the pre-accelerator program is the highest valued pre-accelerator in the industry.


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