BOCHK
HACKATHON 2019

Unleash our Future,
Starting with FinTech

About the competition

Bank of China (Hong Kong) is aimed at encouraging the younger generation pursue a brighter future by embracing their dreams and inspiration.

Unleash our Future, Starting with FinTech – The BOCHK Hackathon 2019 is specifically designed to provide opportunities for young people to exchange innovative FinTech ideas. Through collaboration and cooperation, they can experience and promote innovation and technological development in Hong Kong's banking industry.

The application deadline of “BOCHK Hackathon 2019” will be extended to 15 November 2019 due to overwhelming response. Join now!

Competition Dates: 19 December – 21 December 2019
Venue: Hong Kong Science Park
Eligibility: Participants under the age of 35 (maximum of 5 people per team).

Themes

How to adopt the AI, IoT, NLP, Cloud and Big Data into the following scenarios?

1.Pursue your dreams
A platform for youngsters to apply FinTech and innovation to fulfil their dreams (such as property buying, learning through travel, starting of a business and more)
2. Health for all
Healthy lifestyles for all through the introduction of FinTech.
3. Future branch
Create a bank branch for the future by incorporating FinTech elements.



Awards and Prizes

Outstanding Performance Award
HK$300,000
Gold Award
HK$200,000
Silver Award
HK$150,000
Bronze Award
HK$100,000
Young Talent Awards (3 winners in this category)
HK$80,000

Opportunity and Workshop

Partnership with BOCHK
BOCHK Internship Offers
FinTech Workshop
Master design thinking and join IBM Watson workshops on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Natural Language Processing, Cloud Computing and Big Data to enhance their knowledge.

Schedule


From NOW to 15 November

11 – 20 November

19 – 20 December
24-hour Hackathon

21 December