About Saucecode

Saucecode is a project aimed at discovering and celebrating the finest tech talents in Africa starting with Nigeria. it was conceived to challenge the talents in our ecosystem, encourage programming best practise, promote collaboration, make new role models out of the very best and put Nigeria on the map again.

We are hoping to stir the intellectual fabric of the Nigerian tech ecosystem by promoting competence and excellence. The Saucecode project is about inspiring our continent to groom the number of technical minds required to build our future.

Saucecode is a product of Findworka, a freelance hiring platform that builds and deploys great technlogy for organisations without the need to extend your payroll.

The Competition

Teams consisting of a maximum of four people and a minimum of 2 will compete to be the best top-notch technical team in Nigeria. On signifying their interest, Participants would form teams to solve one from many of the listed problems and build their prototype in 4 weeks. Please check timeline for more information.

The top 10 teams with the highest votes make it to the next round where judges will select the five(5) teams to advance to the finals. These five(5) teams will then compete against each other by pitching to the judges at the finals.

The Prizes

Asides pitching opportunities to potential investors at the grand finale,

The Winning team gets :

  • 1. $1000 cash prize.
  • 2. Admission tickets to attend 2-days conference of Facebook’s F8 2018 California, United States (valued at $800 USD each).
  • 3. Advice and coaching for the winning team to prepare their application for the Afrolynk’s $50K startup challenge
  • 4. Admission tickets to attend Afrolynk’s conference 2018.

All finalists get:

  • 1. FbStart prize packages which will provide each team with a wide range of free developer tools.