1864 Accelerator Cairo FinTech 2016 Hackathon

Event overview

  • Event type:


  • Organizers:

    1864 Accelerator

  • Start date

    August 04, 2016

  • End date

    August 06, 2016

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Coders, designers, and entrepreneurs are invited to take part in the first hackathon organized by the 1864 Accelerator, aimed at taking on fintech challenges faced by the Egyptian market. The 3-day event is built around coding, programming and hacking, turning ideas into products which allows participants to implement newly acquired skills. 


  • Day 1 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm): Introduction of the themes, ideation/brainstorming, and team formation.
  • Day 2 (9:00 am – 7:00 pm): Full day of coding and training sessions by Microsoft and access to tools and methods in rapid prototyping as well as lean startup methodologies.
  • Day 3 (9:00 am – 8:30 pm): Final coding and debugging before judging and starting the award ceremony.

The hackathon has 3 main themes to tackle, participants get to choose which one they would like to work on:

Customer Acquisition
How can a bank acquire customer better/more efficiently?

Customer loyalty
How can a bank retain retail customer and strengthen engagement & experience?

Banking for SMEs
How can banks help SMEs do business better and evolve new business models?

For more information on the event, themes, and the selection process, visit the website.

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