The hackathon, organised by PolyFinTech 100, with the support from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and industry partners is an industry collaboration initiative aimed to nurture FinTech talent to meet the rapidly changing needs of the financial services sector. Students from the 5 local polytechnics participate in the hackathon to develop Fintech prototypes using Open APIs from the industry to address real world problem statements, with the mentorship from the sponsoring industry partner.
This year, the virtual hackathon had attracted the participant of over 60 teams and 300 Students. The emerged 7 finalist team will converge here at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 to showcase the pitch their solutions. Click the event video link to join us on this momentous occasion to witness the excitement, as the teams compete for the PolyFintech 100 API Hackathon Grand Final Champion prize!
About PolyFinTech 100
PolyFinTech 100, a joint initiative by MAS and the 5 polytechnics, aims to nurture a pool of skilled manpower to further develop Singapore as a Smart Financial Centre. It seeks to work with the FinTech community globally to provide internships and mentoring opportunities to polytechnic students who are keen to pursue careers in FinTech, helping them understand markets, technology, skills, ecosystem actors and regulatory environment.