FinServ/FinTech Hackathon 2018

             

 

OVERVIEW

On Saturday, November 3rd, Pitney Bowes, RCG Global Services and TAG (the Technology Association of Georgia) will kick off a 1 week competition to develop creative and inventive solutions to a set of FinServ/FinTech business problems leveraging the provided Pitney Bowes market leading location intelligence and data visualization tools.

A three-hour orientation meeting will be held to provide information on the Pitney Bowes data sets and tools, a briefing on the core business problems, past and present attempts to solve them, and a question and answer session.
  

Teams will be provided access to the Pitney Bowes data sets, data visualization tools and a set of FinTech/FinServ business problems to be solved on November 3rd (Team leaders must be present).

One week later, on Friday, November 9, a 24-hour full service workshop will be hosted by Pitney Bowes and RCG Global industry experts who will be available during the entire period.  The last two hours will be allocated for the teams to present their solutions, with the finalists being selected to present their solutions the following Monday at a dinner in Midtown to a panel of industry executives.

REGISTRATION PAGE

 

PRIZES

Prizes are awarded to the winning teams to be evenly divided among team members. 

• First place prize: US $5,000

• Second place prize: US $2,000

• Third place prize: US $1,000

EVENT DETAILS & LOCATIONS

• Saturday, Nov 3:  Three-hour orientation session, 9:00am to 12:00pm at TAG Metro North

• Monday, Nov 5-9: LI, Data and Industry expert hotline available

• Friday, Nov 9-10:  Onsite support begins at 6:00pm on Friday at TAG Metro North

• Saturday, Nov 10:  Solution presentations at TAG Metro North from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

• Saturday, Nov 10:  Finalists announced by 7:30pm at TAG Metro North

• Sunday, Nov 11: Winners polish off presentations 

• Monday, Nov 12:  Finalist presentations and dinner at TAG Midtown restaurant (TBD); winners announced; prospective FinServ/FinTech target audience invited to watch

Orientation Meeting and Data Set

Date: Saturday, Nov 3, 2018

Time: 9:00–12:00 p.m.

Location:TAG North Metro Office

Building: One Point Royal

Office Park: Royal 400 Business Park

4400 North Point Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30022

 

Hackathon and Team Presentations

Date: Friday, Nov 9, 2018 through Saturday, Nov 10, 2018

Time: Friday, 6:00– Saturday, 7:00 p.m.

Location:TAG North Metro Office

Building: One Point Royal

Office Park: Royal 400 Business Park

4400 North Point Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30022

 

Finalist Dinner and Presentations

Date: Monday, Nov 12, 2018

Time: 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Location:  TBD

 

PARTICIPATION

The competition is open to individuals, students and FinServ/FinTech technology organizations excited about using location intelligence data to improve FinServ/FinTech operations.  Participants must be a US resident and at least 18 years old to participate. Benefits to participants include opportunities to work with and interact with FinServ/FinTech industry leaders, recognition of winning the 2018 FinServ/FinTech hackathon and national publicity from the Pitney Bowes press release.

 

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OFFICIAL RULES

 

COMPETITION DETAILS

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

The hackathon is being coordinated by the Technology Association of Georgia and they can be contacted at 404-526-6049 and joseph@tagonline.org.

 

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