Sustainability through FinTech: UK Virtual Hackathon & Startup Competition 27 – 29 May

From the 27th to the 29th of May 2021, 300 of the brightest students & alumni from all major universities in the UK will come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch innovative startups to accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals through FinTech products & services.The challenge will be to develop a sustainable product/service that leverages disruptive financial technology to support the Sustainable Development Goals.We encourage all backgrounds and levels of study to sign up – no technical skills are required. Diversity is key for our hackathons! During the challenge you will be able to:

    • develop your skills in innovation and entrepreneurship in FinTech
    • learn how to ideate and prototype your solutions in a diverse team
    • network with a diverse pool of students across the UK and industry leaders in FinTech & bankin

Additionally, recent startups are encouraged to join if they have created a company within 2 years that aligns with the challenge.At the end of the competition, new ideas and existing startups will be judged separately to pick the winners from each of the two streams to be awarded prizes (500 and internship opportunities). More information on the hackathon can be found here:  and sign up on Eventbrite for free


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