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The NIC Presents Hacktivate 4.0 – A Fintech Hackathon

Hacktivate 4.0 – A hackathon on Fintech, will be taking place on the 10th and 11th of April 2021. Our partners include Ignite, Ministry of IT and Telecom, Jazzxlr8 and Teamup along with Allied Bank Limited, Jubilee Life Insurance, NIC Karachi, Tie Islamabad Chapter, ProPakistani, AWS, Next Wallet, ACCA, Daftarkhwan, Mashable Pakistan, TechJuice, FM100 Pakistan Observer, IDG Pakistan, PhoneWorld, PTV World, PTV News, TV One, News One, Waseb, Radio 1 FM 91, Digital Faisalabad and Faisalabad Chamber Of Commerce. This is going to be a ‘2-day long Hackathon’ powered Allied Bank Limited, withFintech Innovation’ as a key concept.

About Hacktivate

Hacktivate is the brainchild of NIC that works closely with government and non-government organizations to hack for solutions to problems under various tech and non-tech verticals.

Hacktivate is one of the largest platforms in Pakistan aimed at bringing innovators, domain experts, technical resources, and growth hackers together to find solutions in identified problem categories. 

After successfully executing hackathons on Education, Health and Agriculture, we now bring to you a 2 day-long hackathon on fintech.

Thematic Areas

Our problem statements have been gathered directly from those who operate in the financial technology space. Based on the problem statements collected by our stakeholders, 8 Thematic Areas within theFintech Innovation space have been identified.

Asset Management
alternative funding
green finance
Other Propositions

Join the Hackathon!

In addition to cash prizes, the top 3 winners will have the opportunity to connect with relevant stakeholders to practically implement their ideas. They also get the opportunity to scale up with the support of donors and acceleration partners.

The last date to apply for the Hackathon is 4th April 2021.

Join the ABL Innovation Challenge

Gain access to ABL’s Open Banking API’s and build your solutions on the ABL developer portal. Get mentored by ABL’s all-star team and build a product to impress the judges.

The last date to apply is 7th April 2021.

Compete for Cash Prizes!

The Top 3 Hackathon Winners Get:
1st Place 800,000/-
2nd Place 400,000/-
3rd Place 200,000/-

The ABL Innovation Challenge Winner Gets:
Cash Prize 600,000/-

Disclaimer: All prizes are subject to tax deductions. You are eligible to apply for both the Hackathon as well as the Innovation Challenge.

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