OPay Partners DevFest Lagos 2020 for 48-hour Hackathon
By Adedapo Adesanya
OPay is set to make a presentation at this year’s DevFest Lagos 2020, one of the largest developer gatherings in Sub-saharan Africa.
The event, which is a 48-hour hackathon from Friday, November 20 to Saturday, November 21, 2020, will be virtual and will feature a breakout session titled Natural Language Processing and will be hosted by OPay’s VP of Product and Engineering, Mr Dotun Adekunle.
“It’s been an amazing 18 months for OPay. We believe this is a great opportunity to connect with some of the brightest minds in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem as we share our experiences on how our engineering team has contributed to OPay’s blitzscaling,” Mr Adekunle said.
The OPay Hackathon Experience 2020, open to Nigerian developers, will focus on powering SME payments.
“We are introducing OPay’s APIs to the Nigerian developers’ community to further facilitate small business payments solutions in the market.
“Our aim is to revolutionize the way businesses and consumers connect and transact through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallets, card processing and cash solutions,” Mr Adekunle added.
Interested developers can register ahead of the hackathon at opayweb.com/hackathon-registration
OPay provides Nigerians with a much more comfortable and faster option for customers to receive money in the comfort of their homes. With 300,000 agent locations spread across the country makes cash withdrawals more convenient.