Upskill with Cardtonic

We are giving away MacBooks to 15 tech enthusiasts to facilitate their growth in the industry.


Why this, why that?

Why not? Tech is fun, and it’s important to everyday life. It improves communication, efficiency, and innovation. It also saves us all time and cost, and it brings people closer together. 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, JK.

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.

What, where and who can apply?

We have broken the contest into two categories:


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


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

Application Criteria

  • Applicant must be less than 30 years old.
  • Applicant must be Nigerian.
  • Applicants must possess a passionate drive toward technology
  • Applicant does not have to be an expert, but must 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.

Contest Outline

  • Applicants will submit their applications using the form provided.
  • Applications will be open till the 15th of June, 2022.
  • Our committee will review and shortlist the best applications.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be revealed on the 15th of July, 2022.
  • Shortlisted applicants will take online tests and interviews to further review their passion, knowledge, and interest in stated fields.
  • 10 winners will emerge in coding category, while 5 emerge from the non-coding category. The winners will be invited to pick up their brand new MacBooks on the 30th of August.

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