1. Oracle Mobile Application Framework Challenge


    The Oracle Mobile Application Challenge is open from the 6th of October till the 6th of January 2015 and invites developers to demonstrate how the Oracle Mobile Application Framework can be used to create and/or extend an enterprise application through mobile technology and then deploy that application to a handheld device.

    Mobile technology has changed the way that we live and work. As mobile interfaces take the lion’s share of our attention, it’s essential that we adapt them to our existing systems and tools. This developer challenge is focused on showcasing sustaining innovations to enterprise applications by way of mobile experiences. Entrants will compete by creating a mobile app that extends an enterprise application deployed to either an Android or iOS device.

    Here is a chance to win one of the following prizes:

    1st Place – One winner – $6000

    1st Runner-up – One winner – $3,000

    2nd Runner-up – One winner – $1,000

    See the competition rules here.

  2. Showcase Tuesday (Call for Applications)


    Showcase Tuesday holds at 3:00pm on Tuesday every fortnight and provides an interactive platform for members of the tech community with a prototype or product to demo to a like-minded audience from our growing and diverse tech community.

    It also provides the chance for someone from our incubation fund to assess the investment-readiness of your start-up and initiate conversations that may result in accessing our Incubation Fund. CcHUB incubation services provide tech entrepreneurs with mentorship, user testing, access to markets, office space, administration and more.

    Showcasing teams will have 15 minutes to highlight:

    • Pain points that their solution addresses
    • Development Tools
    • Brief profile of their team
    • What the future holds

    We will also provide you with 15 minutes to engage the community in a Q& A session.

    Showcase Tuesday aims

    • To encourage doers to receive feedback from like-minded people from both a business and technology point of view
    • To provide a platform to look at your product/ solution through the eyes of other people
    • Help receive feedback that may be critical in the iteration of your prototype or solution as it finds or tweaks its best route to market

    Got an app or solution to demo? Send us an email telling us about it and we will revert with more information.

     

  3. Win FREE Space & $200* for your event at CcHUB


    Are you planning a community-focused meet-up or do you have a hot new knowledge to share with fellow geeks and tech entrepreneurs in Lagos?

    CcHUB is giving out space to 5 community-focused events between October and December 2014. Selected events will benefit from complimentary high-speed internet access, audio-visuals, uninterrupted power supply and access to our roof-top for break out sessions. We’ll also support your event with up to $200 worth of refreshment on the day!

    Complete the form here for a chance to win one of the 5 available slots.

    Good luck!

  4. SLUSH 2014: Meet Top Investors and Media This November


    Got a startup? Want to get the unique opportunity to meet with top investors and media from all over the world and to be featured within the Slush Impact track. Apply now for a spot in the Slush Emerging Markets delegations HERE.

    What Is Slush?

    The Slush startup conference is the focal point for global startups and technology talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. The two-day event takes place every fall in the wintery Scandinavia amidst one the most dynamic tech ecosystems in the world. Slush 2014 will take place on November 18-­19th in Helsinki, Finland.

    Sound Good? Here’s How You Can Apply

    To apply for a spot in the Slush Emerging Markets delegation, please fill in the application form HERE by 12th of September, 2014. Kindly note that only applications from startups working with the following partners will be accepted* (more partners to be added).

    RLabs, South Africa
    mlab, South Africa
    CcHUB, Nigeria
    iHub, Kenya
    JVN, Vietnam
    CSIP, Vietnam

    **The costs of attendance, travel and accommodation will be covered for one representative of the startup chosen for the delegation.

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    More About SLUSH

    In the past three years, Slush has grown to be one of the leading tech and startup events in the world, reaching 7000 attendees from 68 countries in 2013. Slush is a non-­profit event organized by a community of first-­time entrepreneurs, students and professional music festival organizers, while backed by founders of Nordic success stories such as MySQL, Rovio, Supercell and Skype.

    Together with Slush, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs is proud to invite a delegation from selected countries to attend Slush 2014. This Slush Emerging Markets delegation will consist of startups with world changing businesses, investors and accelerator representatives from Asia and Africa.

     

    * Send an email to incubation@cchubnigeria.com to stand a chance.

  5. Social Change Lab: Call for Ideas


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    The delivery of quality healthcare remains a major challenge in Nigeria. Towards this effort, the Social Change Lab for Health is giving you the opportunity to be a change agent that will contribute to tackling the most pressing issues in healthcare delivery.

    From now until Friday, 7th of March 2014, we are calling for new or already existing ideas that will address identified priority areas in healthcare delivery using technology. These priority areas include:

    • Better collect and seamlessly distribute patient’s medical information wherever care is needed to ensure more effective engagement with healthcare providers.
    • Develop targeted and innovative platforms that give citizens the opportunity to access and share relevant health information to properly manage their conditions and interactions with the Nigerian health system.
    • Facilitate more effective platforms that give citizens the capability to access general and specialized healthcare is a way that is direct, appraised and operational.
    • Enable the use of more effective and comprehensive workflows that encourage better communication between health professionals within the hospitals to facilitate better service for patients.

    HOW IT WORKS

    Simply submit your idea(s) HERE for a team of highly skilled people to help you develop it further. By entering your idea in, you stand the chance getting support in pre-seed funding to develop the idea further or to scale an already existing idea.

    Don’t forget to to enter your idea by clicking HERE; we look forward to your participation. Feel free to forward this link to other people in your network who may be interested.