MIT FINTECH HACKATHON

Compete for OVER $25k in prize money!

MIT E51 AND THE MEDIA LAB, 75 AMHERST STREET, 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 second annual 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. The MIT Design Club and MIT FinTech Club are 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! 

Competition

Present your ideas to a panel of expert judges and mentors from a variety of disciplines to compete for prizes.

INNOVATION

Solve a variety of challenges within 30 hours and design something that will be used by the Red Cross Global Disaster Preparedness Center.

 

 

Team Registration

register your team at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mit-fintech-and-design-hackathon-tickets-41403861063

questions? please email mitfdhack2018@mit.edu

Agenda

Friday, April 20th

Location: E51-325 & E51-315 (MIT Sloan Campus)

5:30-6:30PM – Student Registration

6:30-8:00PM – Kickoff & Introduction of Problem Statement

8:00-10:00PM – Networking for Team formation and Hackathon Begins

10:00 PM – End of day and deadline for team Selection

 

Saturday, April 21st

Location: E15-070 (MIT Media Lab, Lower Atrium)

7:30AM – Breakfast Served

8:00-9:00AM – Introductory Remarks

9:00-10:30AM – Design Thinking Workshop (details TBD)

10:30AM-10PM – Hackathon Continues, Mentoring Sessions (Lunch and Dinner served throughout)

Sunday, April 22nd

Location E15-070 (MIT Media Lab, E15-070)

7:15 -8:00AM – Breakfast

8:00am-12:00PM – Final Presentations

12:00-1:00PM – Judging & Award Ceremony

 
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Prizes

OVER $25,000 IN PRIZE MONEY AVAILABLE!

 

 

 

 

 
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PARTICIPANTS

 
 
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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 
 
 
 
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Organizers

 
 
 
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