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Are you an aspiring fintech entrepreneur looking to develop your data science skills?

Do you need expert guidance on how to build a successful fintech business?

Give yourself the best shot at success and accelerate your fintech career by applying for our EXPLORE programme.

EXPLORE is run in partnership with Explore Data Science Academy and it offers an extensive, customised 12-month programme aimed at helping you get ahead in fintech.

The course is fully paid for and as a participant you will receive a stipend to cover basic living costs.

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What will I
walk away with?

Cutting-edge data science skills.

We’ll cover everything from software development to blockchain to help you develop sophisticated data science skills.

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Theoretical and
practical knowledge

The course is split between the theory of, and hands-on training in, building a 10X business.

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Exposure to
industry leaders

Opportunities to network with academic experts, technological disruptors and influential industry specialists.

Alphacode explore prestigious incubare programme

The AlphaCode team will select the best of the best to take part in the prestigious AlphaCode INCUBATE programme.

Explore | What does the year look like?

Explore FundamentalsIncubate your businessData Science in practice
Business ThinkingDesign SprintsData ScienceBuild a FinTech start-upPractical application of Data Science
Business Model CanvasHow to test an idea in 5 daysFundemental Data Science concepts and ideasBuild an MVP using Data Science technologiesProject based internship solving corporate Data Science problems
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Who should apply?

We’re looking for exceptional individuals with a passion for fintech, innovation and disruption. You’ll need to be focused, driven and committed to make an impact on South Africa’s fintech industry. An open mind, a willingness to learn and a capacity for original, visionary thinking will be advantageous.

Important dates

Applications open19 August
Applications close27 September
Selected participants notified1-7 October
Programme begins15 October

How do I apply?

To apply, please email us the following:

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    Your CV
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    A 750 - word essay describing your fintech business idea and how the world will be a better place with your business in it

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