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DFS Lab Opens Applications For Fintech Hackathon Focusing on Mojaloop Software

Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab), a fintech accelerator funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, announced last week it has opened applications for its upcoming fintech hackathon, which is set to take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on April 8th through the 12th. According… Read More

CoinList Introduces “CoinList Build” to help Blockchain Companies Engage with Developers

CoinList, one of the most successful digital asset issuance platforms in the US having helped to raise $450 million, has announced a new service: CoinList Build. This new service is designed to assist blockchain startups to engage with developers and grow their community with online hackathons…. Read More

Payments Provider Paysafe Announces Global Hackathon Winner

Global payments provider Paysafe announced on Monday the winner of its global hackathon. As previously reported, the company hosted its first global hackathon in five of its developer locations, which are Sofia (Bulgaria), Vienna (Austria), Hyderabad (India), Montreal and Calgary (Canada). The event was specifically created to… Read More

Paysafe to Host Global Hackathon

Global payments provider Paysafe announced on Monday it is set to host its first global hackathon in five of its developer locations, which are Sofia (Bulgaria), Vienna (Austria), Hyderabad (India), Montreal and Calgary (Canada). According to Paysafe, this hackathon is specifically created to identify new ideas,… Read More

Kenetic & Decentraland Plan Hackathon: Future of Non-Fungible Tokens, Collectibles & Blockchain Gaming

Kenetic Capital, a blockchain investment and tech firm, and Decentraland, an Ethereum-based virtual reality platform powered by blockchain, has put NIFTY, a three-day conference and hackathon for international developers, investors, and entrepreneurs to discuss the future of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), collectibles, and blockchain gaming, on… Read More

ABN AMRO to Host Hackathon To Help Build Bank of the Future

Dutch megabank ABN AMRO announced on Monday it will be hosting a Hackathon during the second Beyond Banking Days to help build the bank of the future. According to the bank, the upcoming Hackathon will offer participants the opportunity to present their ideas for banking in… Read More

British Columbia Securities Commission Sponsors Regtech Hackathon

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is sponsoring a Regtech Hackathon to take place in Vancouver, BC on November 28th. The one-day event is designed to challenge participants to create innovative solutions to help industry meet its regulatory requirements more efficiently and effectively, and improve… Read More

Accenture To Launch Connected Digital Hackathon With Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, announced on Friday it was challenging participants from 11 cities around the world to develop prototypes of human-centered digital solutions that help improve the quality of urban living through its first global digital hackathon. Accenture reported that… Read More

Hong Kong’s Fintech Education Week to Include Certified Fintech MOOC Launch, Job Fair, & Hackathon

On Thursday, Invest Hong Kong(InvestHK) announced its Hong Kong Fintech Education Week is set to take place on October 30th through November 3rd. According to InvestHK, the Fintech Education Week will follow immediately after the second annual Hong Kong Fintech Week and aims to bring… Read More

MIT Uses Hackathon to Bring Togther Fintech & Traditional Services

MIT’s recent fintech hackathon, its first ever, connected the Fintech industry with more traditional financial services. This combination is yet another signal that Fintech is changing. Priscilla Cherie Koepke, the FinTech Practice Leader at MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, is tasked with creating an… Read More

Brief: Zopa Announces Zopathon16 Challenge

Earlier this week, peer-to-peer lender Zopa announced it will be hosting Zopathon16, which is described as a 24-hour opportunity to developers, product people, and designers to present their fintech ideas.  The lender revealed: “After last year’s success we decided to replicate it this year with a new… Read More

So You Think You Can Hack? PCH Announces It’s Hosting Hardware Hackathon At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015

  PCH, which designs custom product solutions for startups and Fortune 500 companies, today announced that it will host a dedicated Hardware Hackathon at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015. The event will form part of TechCrunch Disrupt’s popular 24-hour hackathon, running from Saturday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept…. Read More

Startupbootcamp Launches Global Insurance Accelerator Targeting Insurance Industry

In the news again, Startupbootcamp, a European accelerator, today announced the launch of the Startupbootcamp Insurance accelerator program. Based in London, the program invites global startups from across different areas within insurance, including retail insurance, corporate risk management, re-insurance, back-office efficiency and new risk models, to… Read More

Hackathon

LAUNCH HACKATHON Offering the biggest Hackathon prize in the world. $1M+ optional investment or $10K cash. Strict team application process – only accepting developers and designers. We’ll have massages and excellent food, too. Each participant will receive a complimentary pass to the 2014 LAUNCH Festival… Read More

LAUNCH Hackathon Offers Big Prizes, Accepting Applicants Now

LAUNCH Festival was started only a few years ago by Jason Calacanis but it has become one of the biggest startup events of its kind.  The concept was actually started as the TechCrunch50 conference when Calacanis and Michael Arrington decided to partner up back in… Read More

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