Nov 10 Sunday (Ideathon)
and Nov 15 Friday (Finalists Pitch & Award Ceremony)
Hitachi FinTech Challenge 2019
What is the Hitachi FinTech Challenge?
It is an ideathon for aspiring FinTech innovators to co-innovate with Hitachi, forefront of technology from Japan! This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your idea, technical skills and passion beyond a mere whiteboarding session.
What can you expect?
Work in teams!
The more heads the better!
Expect mentorship from experts in the FinTech field.
Create innovative business ideas! We believe the new generation can open new ways into FinTech.
Exciting Prizes
Champion: 4D/3N trip to Tokyo with pitch opportunity to Hitachi Executives for potential funding
2nd : 2000 dollars cash
3rd: 1000 dollars cash
Sunday, Nov 3
Application Due Date
Sunday, Nov 10
1330 - Registration
1400 - Opening Address by Hitachi
1400 to 1900 - Ideation
1930 to 2200 - Idea Submission and Presentation
2200 - End
Wednesday, Nov 13
Announcement of shortlisted teams
Friday, 15 Nov
Final Pitch and Award Ceremony
Meet our Judges/Mentors
Dr Umeshwar Dayal
General Manager, Global Center for Social Innovation
Mr Genady Chybranov
CTO Financial Services APAC, Hitachi Vantara
Mr. Akira Fujibayashi
General Manager, Hitachi Asia R&D
Hon Yuen
FIBU, Business Director
Dr Alex Lin
Executive Advisor, ExpertConnect Asia
Deputy CEO of NTUitive
FinTech Expert in South East Asia
Mr Felix Tan
Managing Director, The FinLab/ UOB
Our partners
If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to write us.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the event held?
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119613
Do I need to know much about FinTech?
You don't have to be an expert, all you need is a creative mindset to solve FinTech related problems.
What necessities should I take with me?
It is important to take your charger for your laptop and of course your laptop!
Who can participate?
Students and professionals are all welcome!
Registration for the Challenge
Tell us some information about you and we'll send you a confirmation letter by email.
Address: National University Of Singapore
21, Heng Mui Keng Terrace Level 5, S119613
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