The Hackathon will take place at Betterment at 61 West 23rd Street, 3rd Floor. Doors will open at 8:30am on Saturday April 18, close at 12:00am on Sunday April 19 and reopen at 9:00am on Sunday April 19th.
Visit http://fintechhack.com/nyc2015/ to see detailed information from our API partners including documentation and ideas for products they would like to see built with their technology.
Teams & Ideas
We recommend that you come to the Hackathon with a team and idea. If you do not have a team there will be time before we kick-off to network with fellow attendees, and we can also help place you on a team.
Ideas entered into the Hackathon have to be relevant to the financial industry (consumer or institutional). If you do not have an idea our API partners have plenty that you can run with (see above).
We will be accepting all Hackathon submissions through Challengepost, and you can sign up to register your team now. You must register your team by 10PM on Saturday April 18th in order to demo on Sunday.
Doors open at 8:30 AM on Sat April 18th for breakfast and registration, and we will officially kick-off the event at 9:30AM. The detialed schedule can been seen on the website.
Judges & Prizes
We have finalized our panel of judges, including Maria Gotsch from the FinTech Innovation Lab, Jalak Jobanputra, of PerfectVenture Partners, Travis Skelly of the FinTech Collective and Charles Birnbaum of Bessemer Venture Partners. Our API partners are also giving away amazing prizes including cash, hardware and more. See details here.