After writing successful Hackathon stories in Switzerland where valuable partnerships have started and game-changing FinTech ideas have been born, it is time for F10 to further the revolution of the finance industry on an international level. Below are five reasons why you should attend the first F10 FinTech Hackathon in Singapore from 21. – 23. September 2018.
1. Develop a business idea
Are you ready to create the future of finance and regulation in Asia? Spend 48 hours with us to transform great ideas into validated prototypes. Find new ways to approach actual problems of the finance industry and be disruptive. The main partners of the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Singapore will provide challenges related to digitalization, banking and big data.
2. Meet like-minded people
We are looking for talents beyond national borders to boost innovation, bundle the forces, and use the synergies. At the F10 FinTech Hackathon, attendants with backgrounds in tech, finance, computer science, management, and web design come together in the heart of the ASEAN economy. Switzerland – the number one in innovation and the hub for finance revolution – is represented at the hackathon with partners from the F10 network that consists of representatives from big financial Swiss banks, SIX (the Swiss Stock Exchange), global consulting companies and insurance companies. It is, therefore, a unique opportunity to get access to the latest global FinTech trends and meet like-minded people with a common goal: to reshape the global finance world. You may even meet your future business partner to found a company with or make friends from all over the world.
3. Acquire new skills
Build complementary skills teams to benefit as much as possible from each team member’s talents and abilities. Learn from your team mates and exchange knowledge with people from other countries and continents. In the 48 hours of solving actual problems and challenges of the finance sector, you will get valuable insights into FinTech. At the end of the F10 FinTech Hackathon, you can practice pitching and present your idea in front of a constructive-minded audience.
4. Get access to the Swiss FinTech network
Great prototypes will be rewarded. The best performing teams win a golden ticket for the Top 25 of the F10 Incubation Pogram in which Startups are being guided and supported on their journey from transforming business ideas and prototypes into sellable products or services. The program members receive 6-months training in Zurich, in close collaboration with specialists and experts from various fields. F10 has been ranked multiple times among Europe’s best accelerators and incubators. Over 40,000 new companies are founded every year in Switzerland. The central European country is a good place for Startups due to a dense network of corporations and banks, political stability, high education level, quality of life, its location in the heart of Europe and the stable currency.
5. Be part of a revolution
Changing customer demands, digitalization and globalization: the global finance sector is undergoing far-reaching changes. Recognize the opportunities of FinTech at the F10 FinTech Hackathon and help shaping the finance world of tomorrow.