Fintech Hackathon of Finland – Because Money Never Sleeps!
We bring together financial industry corporations, startups, developers and regulators to experience how technology is moving the industry. How will for example open APIs and big data shape the financial ecosystems? How to meet the customer needs with a sustainable business model, following the rules.
Join us in the first ever open FinTech hackathon in Finland for your chance to work with some of the biggest and most innovative players in the financial industry, or just hack the money!
You have 48 hours and all the tools, including the APIs and the data for building the fintech solution the world is looking for. Shape up your team and compete for amazing price among the glory and new connections.
Get brilliant minds with diverse background and a strong interest in fintech innovating on your challenge for 48 hours. Real time feedback and development on your products and services. HR screening possibilities and brand awareness.
Please contact us!
Visa wants to be the best way to pay and be paid, by everyone, everywhere.
“We are opening our network to allow you to continue to innovate on our platform and deliver new experiences. Our challenge to you is how would you create new digital payment experiences for consumers?
Areas to explore:
- How might we improve the accessibility of existing payment technology for those with disabilities?
- How might we make paying whilst travelling abroad easier?
- How might we transform payments in transport and mobility?
- How might we make SMEs lives easier?”
Before the event
Get familiar with the themes and the tools! We are using the Visa Developer Center APIs, which contains the following categories: Payment Methods, Commercial, Risk and Fraud, Data and Analytics, Loyalty & Offers and Trials. Access and documentation are found here.
The hackathon starts at 13.00 with registration and networking. After listening to the challenge- and API-pitches, it is time to shape your teams and get prepared while enjoying some good food. The doors are open until 22.00.
The day will start in the morning with a breakfast. Tuesday is for defining the concepts, discussing with the partners and of course developing. Also, a lot of other activities are available, such as a regulation info held by the Finnish FSA.
Wednesday starts with a breakfast and continues with a final check between the coaches and the teams. The pitching will start around noon, after which the finalists will be announced.
The finalists have around one month to master their products with the help of HUB13 and the partners. The final pitches and the winner will be announced at Future Digital Finance Forum 31.10.-1.11.2017.
You can contact us at janne(at)hub13.fi and linh(at)hub13.fi
The hackathon will be held at TechCode Finland, Porkkalankatu 20 A, 00180, Helsinki.