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UNIONBANK
HACKATHON
AND 
CONVENTION 3.0

November 25, 2016
6:00pm to 11:00pm
PRE-HACK CONCERT WITH FREESTYLE


November 26-27, 2016
​Doors open at 9:00am
HACKATHON PROPER

2/F PBA Cafe, Metrowalk 
Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City

47/F Unionbank Plaza 
Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Here are the TEN WICKED CHALLENGES, SOLVE ANY OF THESE! 

EDUCATION

POVERTY

DIGITAL BANKING

HEALTHCARE

UNEMPLOYMENT

BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY

POLLUTION

CLIMATE CHANGE

DISASTER RESPONSE

COMMUNITY BUILDING

Who can join?

  All who are 18 and above can join U-HAC particularly:

All Junior and Senior students who are taking Information Technology, Computer Science, Multi Media Arts, Gaming and Design, Banking and Finance, Marketing.

Professionals, Freelancers, Analysts, Designers, Communication, Marketing and Customer Service Executives and Business Consultants who want to showcase their knowledge and expertise on digital technology.
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Anyone who has an innovative idea on digital technology

What are the prizes?

Grand Prize : P80,00
1st Runner Up : P60,00
2nd Runner Up : P40,000
You can double your winnings up to P160,000 if you create a
DIGITAL BANKING SOLUTION PROJECT

DOUBLE THE PRIZE MECHANICS

  • The team that wins the Grand Prize may be eligible to double its prize winning from Php 80,000.00 to Php 160,000.00 IF the project presented is related to Banking.
  • That is, the grand prize winning project shall be related to banking products, services, processes, &/or channels.  This may be in the area of Current Banking Practices, Digital Banking, or Banking in the Future.
  • Use of any of the Bank’s APIs through Bluemix or any of the Visa APIs is not a requirement to be eligible for the Double the Grand Prize option.  Likewise, use of any of the Bank’s APIs or any of the Visa APIs shall not automatically make the team/project eligible for the Double the Grand Prize Option.
  • U:HAC’s panel of judges shall have the final decision and approval if the Grand Prize Winning Team/Project is to be deemed eligible for the Double the Grand Prize Option.

SAMPLE OF BANKING RELATED PROJECTS MAY BE IN THE FF: AREAS 

  • Banking the Un-banked
  • Internet Banking
  • Cash Management Services
  • Know Your Customer (KYC) in Banking
  • Cashless Payments
  • Loans / Lending
  • Deposits
  

  • Managing Risks in Banking
  • Detecting Fraud in Banking Transactions
  • Microfinance
  • Educating the Public about Banking
  • Mobile Banking
  • Gamification Applied in Banking
  • Payments

Criteria for judging

Pre-liminary round

Final round

Novelty – 25%
Importance of question asked and impact on problem addressed (value added & innovation), does it solve a real societal need?
Product – 25%
UI/UX, creativity & design aesthetics
Functionality – 25%
Did they deliver code? we want to see a working app."prof of concept" level but working
Impact – 25%
Customer reaching (with quantifiable measures)
  

Technical Difficulty – 25%
Did you use any hardcore stuff? we would be very impressed
Innovation – 25%
This is a hackathon, did they create a crazy idea? a crazy implementation?
Business Impact – 25%
Did they identify the business core? the right tech and tools and platforms to use?
Demo – 25%
Is your project working?

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