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DCB Innovation Carnival Hackathon - An Initiative Towards Development Of Financial Technology

“DCB Innovation Carnival Hackathon” will provide a great environment for Students, Developers, Domain experts & Startups to showcase new solutions in Fintech domains

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The year 2017 has been rightly termed as 'The year of Transformation' in financial services. A step in this direction will be increased collaboration between FinTech (financial service startups) and Banks. This alliance will blur lines between traditional products (retail, payments & insurance in particular), and accelerate the convergence of technologies including improved Customer Experience, Conversational banking, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile, Blockchain, IoT, Robotics, Automation and Security.

With a focus on innovations in Lending, Risk management, Trading, Investing, Personal finance, Big-Data, Retail banking, Regulatory compliance, Mobile payments, Security and Enterprise social, “DCB Innovation Carnival Hackathon” intends to bring together participants like Start-up/ FinTech ventures, Institutes, developers and designers to develop financial products and discover new technologies for DCB Bank. The carnival will provide a great environment for Students, Developers, Domain experts & Startups to showcase new solutions in Fintech domains.

The Hackathon namely “DCB Bank Innovation Carnival” will kick start on 7th October with registration and basic infrastructure instructions and will culminate on 8th October with the announcement of Regional Winners and Certificate Distribution.


Day 1: Saturday 7th October 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Registration & Basic Infrastructure instructions
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Speakers Kick-off Sessions
2.00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hacking/Coding Kicks off J
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Mentoring Sessions (Parallel to the Hacking)
5:00 PM to 5:20 PM
Tea Break
5:20 PM to 8:30 PM
Hackathon Continues
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
9:30 PM to 12:00 AM
Hackathon Continues
Day 2: Sunday 8th October 2017
12:00 AM to 12:20 AM
Midnight Tea Break
12:20 AM to 8:00 AM
Hackathon Continues
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Wake up call J and Breakfast
8:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Hackathon Continues
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Hackathon Continues
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Hackathon Final Hour
05:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Hacking ends and hacks uploaded on the Drive
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Hackathon/Product Presentations (Five Jury in a panel, 10 minutes
per team: 10 minutes presenting, 3 minutes of Q&A)
7:00 PM
Closing Ceremony, Announcement of Regional Winners and Certificate