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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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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor Main Incubator

Main Incubator is Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. Not only their name and their location makes them a perfect fit for our event in Frankfurt, but also their purpose: To accompany and support FinTech companies from their founding to market entry of products and beyond. As the incubator of one of Germany’s biggest banks Commerzbank they are able to offer startups access to a lot of valuable resources in the banking world.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Diamond Sponsor Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse is Diamond Sponsor for figo’s Bankathon #6. It operates the largest of seven German stock exchanges and the world’s 10th largest stock exchange measured by market capitalisation – Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

This makes them the perfect fit as a sponsor for our Bankathon #6 in the beautiful Main metropolis. We are very happy to have them on board, not only as a sponsor, but also with their API and a participating developer team.

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