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 :

  • 0. $1000 (Grand prize)
  • 1. $5,000 in AWS promotional credit valid up to 2 years.
  • 2. $5,000 in AWS business support valid up to 1 year.
  • 3. $80 credits for Self-Paced Labs- discounted pricing of 1.3% for Rave collections and as low as N40 for disbursements.

All finalists get:

  • 0. $5,000 in AWS promotional credit valid up to 2 years.
  • 1. $5,000 in AWS business support valid up to 1 year.
  • 2. $80 credits for Self-Paced Labs- discounted pricing of 1.3% for Rave collections and as low as N40 for disbursements.

Think you got the sauce to be our champion?