Hitachi Vantara Singapore Launches Its First Fintech Codeathonby Company Announcement October 18, 2017
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. announced its very first Fintech Codeathon, CodeSG, that will take place from 3 – 5 November, 2017, at The Hangar at NUS Enterprise.
The 2.5-day codeathon is open to developers, designers, tertiary students and enterprises in the Fintech community in Singapore, who have a passion for creative problem-solving.
Hitachi Vantara’s CodeSG aims to build a bridge to the Fintech developer community and establish two-way conversations between Hitachi Vantara and the developers. Participants in teams of five, will be tasked to solve real-time issues and co-create solutions to specific challenges from the financial industry.
Projects are open format, which means that teams can hack on web, mobile, desktop or hardware applications. Teams will be able to leverage Hitachi Vantara’s solutions, such as Pentaho analytics, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Content Intelligence.
Throughout the course of the codeathon, teams will receive guidance from Hitachi Vantara mentors, who will be on hand to ensure that beginners and experts alike will have the help and tools they need to successfully develop their projects.
All teams will demonstrate their hacks on 5 November 2017. Winning teams stand to win attractive gadget prizes and tickets to Singapore Fintech Festival Conference, the world’s largest Fintech event.
Teams will be judged by a panel of Hitachi Vantara judges, who will be looking for incorporation of Hitachi Vantara’stechnologies, solving the financial related issue, design interface, thoughtfulness and creativity, as well as ease of setup and configuration.