SlicePay Fintechathon

This May, 30 hackers in 10 teams will compete for cracking the most disruptive idea in Fintech, using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence at the SlicePay Fintechathon!

About SlicePay Fintechathon:

It is a free contest to hack the Fintech world using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. 30 hackers will compete in the 24-hour hackathon held in SlicePay Office, Koramangala on May 6-7.

The Fintechathon is for hackers at all levels – whether you are a working professional or a college student – like your peers, amateurs, enthusiasts, working professionals and more!

Talent has no boundaries and neither will this hackathon.

The Fintechathon is hosted by SlicePay, a young startup disrupting Credit Adoption using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We are passionate about hackathons and want to celebrate the spirit of programming by spreading the knowledge and catalyzing the desire to create something extraordinary!

Prizes

  • Winner:  Rs.15000 Cash
  • Runners: Rs. 9000 Cash
  • Participants from winners and runners might be offered internships at SlicePay

To Participate

  • We will be accepting 30 Applicants in 10 teams.Participation is FREE.
  • Each team can have a maximum of 3 applicants. In each team, we allow only one working professional, all other members necessarily need to be college students.
  • Teams with only students are also allowed. Students will have to produce College ID card during registration.
  • You may apply individually, however you will be clubbed into a team during the Hackathon if you are unable to find a team yourself.
  • Applicants/Teams will be selected based on exposure to technology, innovation in ideas and submitted works and links.
  • You may apply as a team or as an individual. If accepted as an individual, you will be grouped with two other participants to for a team.
  • Last date to register online: 5th May 2017.

 

Guidelines

  • The Hackathon will start at 10.00 AM sharp. Onsite registrations close by 11.00 AM.
  • Participants will be given 2 meals on the first day and one meal on the second. Hi-Speed Wifi, Beanbags, power extensions and water will be provided.
  • Machines, computers, blankets, Red Bulls or anything else you need will have to be brought in by you.
  • SlicePay tech team will help you out with any issues you might face during the hackathon and ensure you have everything you need.
  • Participants will have to hack within SlicePay premises itself, however they are free to go out/return as they please.

Schedule

May 6

Time Programme
10.00 AM Onsite Registrations and Team Forming
11.00 AM Introductory Talks
12.00 PM Team Discussion and Lunch
2.00 PM Idea Presentation: Each team gets 6 minutes
3.00 – 7.30 PM Hack till you Crack
7.30 – 8.30 PM Dinner
8.30 PM Onwards Hack till you Crack

May 7

Till 12.30 PM Hack till you Crack
11.30 – 2.00 PM Preparation Time and Lunch
2.00 – 4.00 PM Presentation: Each Team gets 10 mins
4.00 – 5.00 PM Snacks and Tea
5.00 PM Winner Announcement and Conclusion

What are you waiting for? The contest is free, you have nothing to lose and EVERYTHING to gain. Go ahead, apply now!

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