FirstBank hosts fintech summit to boost tech advancement in banking

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Premier bank in West Africa, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)  has announced a 3-day FINTECH summit with the theme: the future of banking – the role of AI and big data.  The event is convened to increase technological support and collaboration with the tech community whilst deepening the bank’s technological inclusion framework to improve its product offerings and services delivery experience.

The FirstBank 2018 FINTECH summit is scheduled to kick off with a 2-day coding competition – Hackathon – billed for Thursday and Friday 11th and 12th October 2018 whilst the summit holds Wednesday 17 October 2018 with over 700 Fintech players, key stakeholders and tech lovers in attendance.

The Hackathon is projected to focus on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. 10 teams will be contesting for the grand prize of N3million in a competition to show off their technological and artificial intelligence capabilities with the second and third best teams carting away the sum of N1.5million and N750 thousand respectively, according to statement by FirstBank’s Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney.

The 10 teams will also have an opportunity to showcase their solutions at the Fintech summit scheduled for 17 October 2018.

To attend the main event on 17 October 2018, kindly click here to register. Interested participants can also interact with the Bank on Instagram – @firstbanknigeria; twitter – @firstbankngr and First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Facebook .

The FirstBank 2018 FINTECH summit is line with its corporate strategy to drive transformation through its products, processes and services. With some 14 million customer accounts, FirstBank provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services with over 750 business locations as the leading banking services solutions provider in Nigeria.



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