PAST WINNERS OF THE

Healthhackathon 1st Excel Innovators 2018 Sierra Leone Edition

Prizes

There will be prizes awarded to the top three teams as chosen by the judges. The top winning team will also join an  aftercare mentoring program that will be facilitated by Sensi Tech Hub in collaboration with GIZ, GFA and expert mentors to help them develop their idea or prototype toward viable, sustainable operations.

The awards will in the form of an in-kind startup toolkit. This may include services, platform subscriptions, infrastructure, equipment and other support materials. The value of the toolkits for the winning teams will be:

1st prize: $2,500

2nd prize: $1,500

3rd prize: $1,000

Participation statistics

With uncertainty around attendance and participation in the weeks before the hackathon, the final results were a very pleasant surprise: 4 days, 18 speakers/mentors, 96 participants, 16 prototype solutions and 3 amazing winning teams.

Registered interest in the hackathon

130

Eventual final attendance tally of participants

96

Female participants

20

Male Participant 

76

Number of teams

16

Number of mentor and contributor speakers

18

Number of prototypes

16

Number of judges 

7

Number of Winners

3

Team solution prototypes