Nigerian startups in Lagos can now submit applications for the iHack4SDG Challenge.

iHack4SDG Challenge

In the “iHack4SDG Challenge 2023,” ICAN-BOI, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, and the Bank of Industry will bring together a new generation of creative thinkers from the tech sector to address some of the most pressing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Applications are now being accepted for the iHack4SDG Challenge, which will be physically held at the ICAN-BOI Innovation Hub from May 17 to May 24, 2023. ICANBOI is an innovation hub located in the midst of Yaba and Ebutte Metta. Three teams will be chosen as winners from the ten (10) ideas that will compete in the competition.

The competition gives participants the chance to work together and create original solutions based on 10 of the 17 SDGs.

These victors will receive tools and assistance to help them develop, test, and expand their concepts, which will eventually materialize into actual businesses. Additionally, they will have the chance to demonstrate their products and enter the ICAN-BOI incubator program.


  • Access to a dynamic network and platform – Tap into ICAN and Bank of Industry networks.
  • Access to a dynamic platform of innovators – Tap into a conducive space to converge around practical SDG solutions.
  • Immense networking potential-  Build connections and be part of a community of practice around eco-systemic, collaborative solutions.
  • A space to exercise your global citizenship muscle–  sharpen and hone your skills in leadership, innovative thinking, analytic thinking, interpersonal communication, intercultural collaboration, and allied areas.


  • 1st Prize – N1,500,000
  • 2nd Prize – N1,000,000
  • 3rd Prize –  N750,000

Applications may be submitted through May 14, 2023.

Visit this link to register:

This is a chance for innovators with a penchant for solving problems to show off their abilities, engage with others, and impact the world.

Location: ICAN-BOI, 5th Floor 82 Murtala Muhammed Way, Ebutte-Metta, Lagos,

Date: May 17, 2023, through May 24, 2023

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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