Adriatic FinTech Hackathon
Halcom from Slovenia is organising hackathon in cooperation with partners at ABC. In 24 hours 120 developers, programmers, designers and idea generators will compete in teams to develop the best Adriatic FinTech Hack of the year within 6 hack challenges. The awards fund is worth over 12,000 EUR.
Fintech is a growing industry, that is formed by companies that are using technology and technological innovations in order to improve current financial services. Fintech ecosystem includes several areas, such as: Payments and transfers, Security, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain etc., Insurance, Loans and Finance, Retail Banking, Wealth and Asset Management.
In order to promote innovation for faster and simple user experience in fintech mobile applications Microblink prepared proprietary software solutions specialised for machine vision on mobile devices. With the hack Typing is Out let’s OCR! Teams can use SDKs for OCR on mobile devices for variety of use cases, from reading payment slips and barcodes scanning personal documents, IBAN number, invoices and receipts… Two mentors from Microblink will be at the hackathon. Software engineers, Ivan Grce and Igor Smolkovič, will be supporting programmers in integration of OCR.
Besides Microblink, hackathon partners are FinTech and start-up companies and banks: SKB & Nova KBM, Bitstamp, Halcom Plačila and corporation in search of a new solution: Atlantic Grupa.
Fintech Hackathon is a project that Halcom has successfully organized in last year for the first time with the vision becoming the biggest Fintech event in the region. The goal of the Fintech Hackathon is to establish sustainable partnerships with banks, companies, start-ups and organizations that are involved in Fintech industry and believe in power of technological Innovation.
More information and registration on http://www.hackathon.si.