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Details on FinTech Nations Hackathon - How and When to Submit Your Work

We are excited to have launched the Global FinTech Hackathon.

Submissions starts on March 1st and will be due on or before Friday, March 12 at 2:00 PM (GMT +2). Participants will compete for prizes worth of $100,000. Winners will be announced on our live session on Sunday, March 14th

Only submissions uploaded to the FinTech Nations Hackathon on Devpost including a 3 min video will be considered for prizes.

Judging Criteria: Submissions will be evaluated by a team of judges on the basis of the creativity, ethical considerations, practical viability, social impact, technical complexity, innovations and design & implementation.

Creativity

How creative is the project? Does it inspire people and allow them to build and create in their own communities?

Ethical Considerations

What could go wrong? How could the project be misused? Has the team considered this?

Practical Viability

Is the idea feasible, does it have economic and societal value, and is it sustainable?

Social Impact

How impactful is the idea? Can it impact the lives of many people in a significant way?

Technical Complexity

Is the project technically impressive? Complex? How technically sophisticated / advanced / elegant was the solution?

Innovation

How innovative / creative / unique is the idea? Was there a novel approach applied to solve the problem?

Design & Implementation

Does it work? Is it implementable? Did the team think about the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX)? Was the product designed with humans in mind?

Before you join in the fun, we want to be certain that you understand that your participation is subject to rules and parameters. Please reference the Rules page before submitting your work for judging.

Submit You Work Submission Details
Parts 1-4 below should be on Devpost.

  1. List of all team members with brief biographies
  2. Short abstract of the project (one page or less)
  3. A 3 min YouTube Video pitch describing your Fintech idea.
  4. Sources (if apply): 
    1. List of all data sets used
    2. List of APIs used
    3. List of Assets used

For those registered hackers and teams please feel to reach out to us for guidance:

Jonathan Kingsley jon@kings.ly

Nir Kouris nirkouris@gmail.com

Ignacio Agramont ignacio.agramont.11@gmail.com

Ivan Sangueza ivansangueza@gmail.com

 

To learn more about the FinTech Nations summit visit www.fintechnations.com/hackathon