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2022 AR/VR African Metathon for Tech Enthusiasts

2022 AR/VR African Metathon for Tech Enthusiasts

Applications are now being accepted for the AR/VR Africa Metathon, which Meta is hosting in collaboration with Imisi 3D and BlackRhino VR.

The AR/VR Africa Metathon is a collection of initiatives and programs run by the Meta worldwide XR fund with the goal of assisting African XR talent in developing cutting-edge applications that showcase various African use cases for the metaverse.

A training program, an Africa-wide hackathon that will physically take place across 16 nations in Africa and be open to everyone electronically, and a rigorous bootcamp to further develop solutions will make up the three main components of the AR/VR Metathon.

These elements will run from August midpoint through April 2023.

AR/VR African Metathon

  • Type – Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationARVR African
  • Country to study
  • School to study
  • Course to study – Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender – Men and Women
  • Application Deadline – Not Specified

Requirements for AR/VR African Metathon Qualification

All developers, programmers, UI/UX designers, artists, animators, storytellers, professionals and students.

Interview date, Process and Venue for AR/VR African Metathon

This year’s hackathon will be a hybrid event. The online hackathon will hold from November 21st – 25th, 2022 for participants in African countries without country partners.

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These participants will hack their solutions in a group known as ‘Africa Online’.

The two-day offline hackathon will hold in 16 African countries (Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Egypt, Kenya, Cameroon, Tunisia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Namibia, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Ethiopia).

Each country will have a country partner and team, who will oversee the planning and ensure the success of the Hackathon in their zone. The Hackathon will hold for 48 hours from 5 pm on 2nd December 2022 – 5 pm on 4th December 2022.

After this, winners will be announced and prizes distributed at all levels and the 2022 Hackathon will come to an official close.

The first place winners from each country/country group will have an opportunity to join the AR/VR Africa Bootcamp where they will be educated on business by industry leaders, provided financial and technical support to build their MVPs and pitch their XR products or services to investors.

The Bootcamp will commence on January 16th, 2023 and will run until April 3rd, 2023. The Demo day is scheduled for April 5th, 2023.

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to ARVR African on form.typeform.com to apply

For more details, visit ARVR African website.

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