Kategorie: Bankathon

Bankathon #7: Let the Open Banking world begin!

Many years the whole industry talked about PSD2 and by 14th September 2019 PSD2 APIs are finally becoming reality all over Europe! What does this mean for FinTechs, banks and developers? What new use cases will be created? How will this affect partnerships between banks and FinTechs? Join us in Prague and find out during Bankathon #7 in the Czech capital!

Bankathon Prague

#apoHackathon – apoBank’s first Hackathon

apoHackathon

Ready, set, go – from May 31 to June 2, developers, UX designers and creative thinkers comprising 11 teams of 2 to 4 participants competed at apoBank headquarters in a marathon of programming. It was a 30-hour sprint with the following goal: Develop innovative solutions for four questions (challenges) from apoBank. The coding ran from Saturday to Sunday, even overnight. figo supported apoBank in the organization and as on-site API partner.

 

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Bankathon # 6: RatePAY wins with #swopp

15,000 euros in prize money, 30 hours of coding time, 24 pitches, 16 sponsors, 7 APIs, 5 winners, 4 theme tracks, 3 days, 2 photographers, 1 camera team and the world’s best barista …

… – all told, that’s exactly what you need to describe the sixth Bankathon, which returned to Frankfurt, with interest in the FinTech and banking hackathon continuing unabated. With the TechQuartier as a location for coding and the Handelsblatt ‘Bank Summit’ as a partner for the final pitches, the orga team was able to offer participants and guests exactly what the Bankathon stands for: a platform where the traditional banking world meet industry newcomers at eye level and have meaningful interactions. Here is a detailed recap of the event including teams.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Media partners

The countdown is running – #6 days are left until Bankathon #6 begins! An important part of the event are its media partners: Berlin Valley, finletter, Gründerszene, IT-Finanzmagazin, Payment & Banking and TechQuartier!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor ti&m

Today, we introduce Silver Sponsor ti&m – which stands for technology, innovation & management. The Swiss IT company was founded in 2005, employs more than 300 people and is a leading player in digitization and security products as well as innovation projects. Bankathon #6 marks their debut as a supporter and we are really happy to have them on board!

Follow Marco Berg’s, Managing Director at ti&m, call and seize Bankathon #6 in Frankfurt as the perfect opportunity to connect with other innovators.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Special Supporter Bankenverband

The Association of German Banks is Special Supporter of Bankathon #6 and thusly on board for the second time in a row. The advocacy group of German private banks, headquartered in Berlin, represents around 200 credit institutions and has 20 extraordinary FinTech members – one of them is figo!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor Sutor Bank

Today we want to introduce to you Sutor Bank, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. The private bank was founded in 1921 in Hamburg and makes professional asset accumulation available to everyone. It supports our event for the third time already – thank you for the trust in us and in the Bankathon!

With Hartmut Giesen, Business Development Manager at Sutor Bank, we have a true FinTech expert on board. Seize the opportunity and talk to him about intelligent technology for tailor-made private banking.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor Senacor

May we introduce Senacor, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6? The provider for business and IT transformation, digitization and individual software development supports the event for the third time already! Also, they participate with their own developer team.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor KI finance

Today, we introduce to you KI finance, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. They were there right from the beginning of Bankathon in 2015 and with five supported events they are our record sponsor, together with Deutsche Bank!

The company is part of the KI group, its focus lies on agile product development and consultancy of banks. We are happy that KI finance is supporting Bankathon for such a long time already and look forward to extending this cooperation well into the future!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor RatePAY

Let us introduce RatePAY, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. The FinTech company was founded in 2009 and offers secure e-payment solutions. We are glad that RatePAY got on board for the second time!

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