Digital for Financial Inclusion

Online Hackathon, 5-7 February 2021
For 15-20 years old students

What is this about?

Future of Finance

There are more than 2 billion people who do not have access to basic financial services. Over the past years digital solutions have aimed to improve financial capability, health and social well-being, increasing an individual’s ability to generate income and manage finances.

In this 2-days online hackathon you will get together with other bright minds from different countries to build the future Digital Financial Inclusion products and services to Fight Poverty. (Applications for mobile, web, wearables, ...)

THE HACKATHON

Rules & Organisation

  1. To register, you must be a high-school student aged between 15 and 20 years old.
  2. Registration is done individualy only.
  3. All communication is done in English.
  4. Teams will be built by LTS, taking into account the skills of each student.
  5. You need a laptop or computer with a working internet connection, microphone and webcam.
  6. You must be fully available during the Hackathon.
  7. Every project must be new, original and developed during the Hackathon. No already developed solution is allowed in the competition.

Topic

Digital for Financial Inclusion
Fight Poverty

PRIZES

Judges will evaluate your game in terms of idea, implementation, design and teamwork.

1st prize: 1600 €

2nd prize: 900 €

3rd prize: 500 €


Everyone who participates, gets an official LTS certificate!

THE AGENDA

Date Time Description
Friday, 5th February 2021 18h00 - 22h00 (CET) Kick-Off
Saturday, 6th February 2021 08h00 - 22h00 (CET) Hacking
Sunday, 7th February 2021 08h00 - 15h00 (CET) Hacking
Sunday, 7th February 2021 15h00 - 17h00 (CET) Pitch & Prizes

WORKSHOPS

Getting ready for the Hackathon

By joining the Hackathon, you will have access to 3 online workshops, where you will learn about User Experience Design (UX), How to create a Chatbot and How to develop for smart watches.