Unleash your coding genius and demonstrate your skills at the MTN MoMo Hackathon 2023!

MTN MoMo Hackathon 2023 is inviting companies, entrepreneurs, and developers from across the continent to participate in its  3rd MoMo API Hackathon. This event provides a unique opportunity for developers based in Ghana, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Rwanda, eSwatini, Congo Brazzaville, Guinea Conakry, Zambia, Benin, South Africa, South Sudan, Liberia, and Nigeria to showcase their creativity and innovation by leveraging the MTN mobile money (MoMo) API platform.

By joining the MoMo API Hackathon, you’ll have the chance to create groundbreaking financial applications that will accelerate financial inclusion and drive the digitization of payments in Africa.

MTN MoMo Hackathon Submission Guidelines

Please follow these guidelines to make your idea submission: 

Your idea submission must include the following: 

  • Idea Title: Written on the cover page
  • Problem Statement: What is the specific problem?
  • Approach: How will you solve it? Problem by technology (your solution)?
  • Overview with a diagram: Share your solutions/prototype mock image & business model with a diagram

Please follow these guidelines while making your final project submission: 

  • You may submit your project as many times as your like. Only the final submission will be judged.
  • All projects must contain the following in the submission
    • Project overview (3-4 sentences explaining what you built) 
    • Link to the code on Github 
    • A presentation (in the form of PowerPoint or YouTube video) of your project. YouTube videos should not be longer than 4 minutes and PPT should be a maximum of 12 slides.

MTN MoMo Hackathon 2023 Prizes

  • 1st Price: USD 5000
  • 2nd Prize: USD 3,000
  • 3rd Prize: USD 2,000

Deadlines for the MTN MOMO Hackathon

Idea submission phase: Sep 03, 2023, 10:59 PM WAT

Project submission phase: Oct 09, 2023, 10:59 PM WAT

For more information, click here.

Apply for the Hackathon here.