MIT FINTECH HACKATHON

Compete for ONE grand prize of $5K and FOUR  category awards including a drone and cash prizes!

FEBRUARY 24-26, 2017

CAMBRIDGE INNOVATION CENTER, 1 BROADWAY, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02142

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About

Are you ready to change the world of finance?  Then come show off your talent at MIT’s first-ever Fintech Hackathon! This event seeks to revolutionize the way financial services are delivered by harnessing innovation and technology to enhance accessibility.

The world of finance is changing dramatically.  Technology is transforming the way financial service providers interact with their customers, just as it is also changing the way consumers’ access financial products. Be a leader in FinTech and help pave the way to re-imagine finance and banking. We at MIT FinTech are leaders in this fast growing and exciting field, and excited to have you join us in using technology to envision the future of finance and banking! 

Collaboration

Create an interdisciplinary team of four students or young professionals to take on challenges at the cutting edge of financial technology. 

Mentorship

Tap into a network of experts in the industry to come up with your idea! Mentors include: Mike Degnan from Explorer Advisory and Capital, Sarah Biller from FinTech Sandbox, as well as more from Prudential, Even Financial, TD, Citi Ventures, Meta Markets, Quantopian.

Competition

Present your ideas to a panel of expert judges and mentors from a variety of disciplines to compete for over $13K in prizes.

INNOVATION

Solve a variety of challenges within 30 hours and design something that will be used by sponsoring companies, TDBank, Citi Ventures and Even Financial.

 

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Agenda

Friday, Feb 24th

5pm Registration

6pm intro

7pm-10pm Hackathon

 

Saturday, Feb 25th

8:30am-11pm Hackathon

Sunday, Feb 26th

8am Doors open

9am panel judging

11AM-12:30PM Award ceremony

 
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Prizes

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OUR DATA PROVIDERS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Associated Press is the world’s largest news company with over 2000 reporters and 118 news bureaus around the world. Everyday, half the world’s population is informed by an AP story, photo or video. AP is proud to provide MIT FinTech access a one-year archive of AP’s agenda-setting business and general news archive. As the most trusted news organization in the world, programmers and their data products benefit from AP’s accurate, fair and balanced information. Good data means good decisions.

 

 

 
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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS