Intel Liftoff Hackathon Returns

The stage is set for the second edition of the Intel Liftoff Hackathon, inviting African AI startups to embark on a journey of innovation and collaboration. This dynamic competition aims to inspire tech-savvy entrepreneurs, developers, and AI enthusiasts to co-create transformative solutions tailored to the unique challenges faced in Africa.

Theme: 'Hack and Connect'

Under the theme 'Hack and Connect,' the Intel Liftoff Hackathon for African AI Startups will take place virtually from May 27 to 31. This event promises a collaborative atmosphere where participants can harness their skills and creativity to address pressing issues.

Diverse Partnerships: Uniting Visionaries

The hackathon boasts an impressive lineup of partners, including Modus Africa, University Mohamed VI Polytechnic, TUT Hub of Artificial Intelligence Institute, Prosper Africa, UM6P Ventures, FAST Accelerator, Innov8 Technology Hubs, and Open Startups International. Together, these organizations aim to foster innovation and propel African AI startups to new heights.

Immersive Workshops and Rigorous Challenges

Participants will engage in immersive workshops to deepen their understanding of AI fundamentals. Over three days, they will tackle rigorous challenges guided by experienced mentors. Through these activities, startups will have the opportunity to showcase their concepts and forge valuable partnerships within the industry.

Networking Opportunities: Fostering Connections

The hackathon provides rich networking opportunities, allowing participants to connect with peers and glean insights from AI specialists. These interactions will facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration, fostering a vibrant ecosystem of innovation.

Exclusive Benefits for Victors

Winning teams will receive an exclusive invitation to join the Intel Liftoff for Startups program. This prestigious inclusion offers personalized mentoring sessions with ecosystem partners and increased visibility through marketing initiatives, including featured blog articles.

Apply Now

Applications for the Intel Liftoff Hackathon are now open until May 7. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative event that aims to shape the future of AI innovation in Africa. Apply today and join us on a journey of creativity, collaboration, and growth.