Working to make people’s lives easier by harnessing transactional data to create a more personalized, more relevant experience.
As we head into a world where data is more available, it is important to understand how information can be used to benefit our lives. It’s also very important to understand some of the key issues around security and privacy that come with handling data. Further, it’s likely that the new world of payments that’s rapidly emerging will entail greater collaboration between established payments players and technology companies – large and small.
For all these reasons, we’re really pleased to be supporting the Australian Payments Council’s hackathon that will bring together a broad set of participants with a common goal of improving life with data.
The event will take place simultaneously at Stone & Chalk in Sydney and Cognizant’s Collaboratory in Melbourne from 11 to 13 August 2017. Participants are expected to come from Australia’s burgeoning FinTech community as well as established financial institutions. They will access a sandbox of emulated and real data provided by the Open Bank Project to bring their ideas to life.
Forming teams, participants will work on one of the two available challenges:
The best overall application in each city will be awarded a cash prize of $5,000 and there is a range of other prizes to reward creative ideas!
For more details and to register online visit the website.