The FinTech Hackathon aims to unleash innovation in Financial Technology.

The FinTech Hackathon aims to unleash innovation in Financial Technology. The event gives you the chance to build the next big thing in FinTech, with hottest technology on the market. Share ideas, build teams and collaborate on new game-changing products. 

 

 

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Prizes

$6,400 in prizes

MongoDB

Oculus Rift for best use of the MongoDB API

Xignite

$100 Amazon gift cards

PsychSigna

Netflix gift cards

OANDA

$500 in fxTrade accounts

Quovo

$500 Amazon gift card

OpenFin

$1000 in Cash

MasterCard

$500 MasterCard gift card

StockTwits

StockTwits swag and app feature

TagniFi

TagniFi swag and hoodies

Context.IO

Hacker's choice

Vestorly

Hacker's choice, gift certificates or bottles of Pahlmeyer wines

ChartIQ

Oculus Rift Development Kit 2

Estimize

6 Month API Access

Vestorly

1 Bitcoin

RiXtrema

1 year access to stress testing API for your app and a bottle of rare Russian Beluga Vodka

OpenShift

2 $100 Amazon Gift Cards

Edgar Online

Data Access and Gift Cards

Zipmark

$500 gift certificate to Grand St. and tickets to NYCFC

Quantconnect

1 Year Free VPS

Requirements

Participants should submit to ChallengePost by 9PM on April 18, 2015 to qualify for a demo on April 19. 

Judges

Jalak Jobanputra

Jalak Jobanputra
FuturePerfect Ventures

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    Applications will be judged on their ability to innovate on current challenges in the finance industry.
  • Use of Partner Technology
    The judges will consider how well the teams integrate the Sponsor's APIs and technology offerings.
  • Market Potential
    A key component of any application is its potential value to consumers in the market. Judges will consider the potential traction of each submission in the current market.
  • Design
    The judges will conside the aesthetic design of each application and the design of the user experience.