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Niti Ayog and PhonePe announce FinTech Hackathon 2022 with prize worth Rs 5 lakh: How to apply

The last date to register for this event is February 23, and the last date for submission of final entries is February 25. The winners of this Hackathon will be announced on February 28.

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NITI Aayog, in association with PhonePe, is organizing the first-ever Hackathon in an effort to showcase the importance of the Fintech industry. The Hackathon aims to showcase path-breaking solutions for the fintech ecosystem. The last date to register for this event is February 23, and the last date for submission of final entries is February 25. The winners of this Hackathon will be announced on February 28. Also Read - Snapchat, Niti Aayog to train 12,000 teachers in AR

There will be a live AMA on February 21, 2022, at 4:00 PM to answer any questions participants may have about the Hackathon. Also Read - Indian govt launches new portal E-Amrit to help buyers adopt EVs

The winning team will win exciting cash prizes worth Rs 5 lakhs. The top 5 winners will be awarded the following cash prize money: Also Read - NITI Ayog introduces Digiboxx cloud service: Know features, plans and more

  • 1st place: Rs 1,50,000 for the team – 1 prize
  • 2nd place: Rs 1,00,000 for the team – 2 prizes
  • 3rd place: Rs 75,000 for the team – 2 prizes

Based on the hack presented, the judges can decide to award more or less.

You can register here: https://cic.niti.gov.in/fintech-open-month-hackathon.html.

Hackathon participants need to use any open-data API such as PhonePe Pulse along with programs such as account aggregator as the basis for powering the following use cases:

  • Alternative risk models for lending, insurance, or investment with emphasis on financial inclusion
  • Innovative products that use power data signals for different demographics and geographies to drive wider adoption of financial services
  • Enhanced visualization and intelligence derived from digital payment data
  • The final app created by the participants must include any one of the above.

Participants can use the following Sandbox platforms to develop their hacks.

  1. Setu AA Sandbox
  2. Setu Payments Sandbox
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  • Published Date: February 17, 2022 2:07 PM IST
  • Updated Date: February 17, 2022 3:01 PM IST



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