Upskill with Cardtonic 2.0

20 Free Macbooks; For 20 Techies

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What “On Earth” Is Cardtonic?

Cardtonic is a digital payment solution in your pocket. Simply put, our easy-to-use platform helps people buy and sell unused gift cards, access a virtual dollar card, buy gadgets at discounted prices and pay bills.

So you see, everything “digital payments” in one app on your smartphone.

So, What is Upskill?

Following the resounding success of Upskill 1.0 , where we empowered 15 tech enthusiasts with new MacBooks, this is the next chapter in our initiative: Upskill 2.0. Building on the momentum from the first edition, Upskill 2.0 promises to be even more impactful.

Upskill 2.0 is not just an upgrade—it's a redefinition of our commitment to the tech community. This time, we're expanding our reach: more participants will receive brand-new MacBooks to accelerate their tech journey. Additionally, we are introducing monetary benefits to further support their growth and development.

Why Upskill?

Why not? Tech is fun. We appreciate tech. And we are willing to encourage enthusiasts to follow that path so we don’t all go back to the stone age 😎.

Also, as a company with a give-back mindset, we believe we owe some of our success to the community, and giving back is a way to pay back the debt.

Upskill 2.0 Categories?

We have broken the contest into four categories:

Software Engineers

This category is for upcoming gurus in the area of mobile, frontend, and backend development.

Product Managers

This category is for junior product managers in the tech industry taking care of meaningful products.

Creative Designers

This category rewards upcoming geniuses in the area of product design and graphics design.

Content Creators

This category is for rising stars in the world of content creation, be it video content (Social media creators) or written content (Writers).

Who can Apply?

  • Content creators (video, UGC, lifestyle, beauty etc )
  • Coding tech (mobile, frontend, and backend development)
  • Non-coding tech (product manager, product design and graphics design) To apply, you must:
  • Be less than 30 years old.
  • Be of Nigerian nationality.
  • Possess a passionate drive toward technology or content creation.
  • Have a proven track record of interest, or portfolio, relevant to the skill in question. e.g., Github activities, projects, personal portfolio, past courses taken, past tasks completed, etc.

Upskill 2.0 Timeline

  • 22nd May, 2024: Application Opens.
  • 5th July, 2024: Application Closes.
  • 8th - 28th July, 2024: Applications Review.
  • 18th - 22rd July, 2024: Screening Criteria Update.
  • 8th August, 2024: Assessment Setup.
  • 18th - 19th August, 2024: Assessment Result Update.
  • 30th August - 14th September, 2024: Interview of Candidates.
  • 17th September, 2024: Announcement of Winners.
  • 20th September, 2024: Prize-giving Event Announcement.
  • 15th October, 2024: Prize-giving Event Day.

Throwback to Upskill 1.0

What’s Next?

Some of the winners, if willing, could be invited to join our growing team at Cardtonic for a full-time job contract.

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