Recently Samsung concept store in Rosebank partnered with Standard bank for the Hackathon, which took place from the 19th of May – 20th May 2017 at the Standard bank incubator. The Hackathon is about giving ladies an oopportunity to showcase their skills & to grow a network base for Standard Bank’s Femtech Programme but more than that, Standard bank want to address the equality gap within the technology industry. The Hackathon will have a 24 hours challenge gathering 60 females to work on various challenges with a focus on digitizing the Township Economy, Financial sector and the Education space. “Samsung introduced the Gear Vr (Virtual Reality) to all the attendees, giving them the opportunity to experience the latest technology Samsung has to offer to make a difference in their business.” Said PRO Narisha Somaroo.
All the individuals that experienced the gear VR were amazed and they couldn’t stop talking about what they had seen on the video, and they started sharing ideas with their teams to think on how they can integrate this is their business in the future. Narisha Somaroo commented “it has been a privilege to be a part of the Standard bank Hackathon, to know that we will be making a difference in all the attendees lives”. The winning team will receive Samsung Tablets.