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OPEN BANKING HACKATHON

CEE EDITION
17 – 20 SEPTEMBER 2020

online regional hackathon on open banking for individuals, business and IoT

let’s make open banking blossom

Fintech teams gathering from 10 EU countries (🇵🇱 Poland, 🇷🇴 Romania, 🇧🇬 Bulgaria, 🇭🇺 Hungary, 🇦🇹 Austria, 🇭🇷 Croatia, 🇸🇮 Slovenia, 🇸🇰 Slovakia, 🇨🇿 Czech Republic and 🇬🇷 Greece) will be part of the challenge to build value creation applications on top of the battle tested Open Banking data aggregation platform provided by Finqware. 

We will challenge the teams to use the multi banking API testing environment made available by Finqware and partners to think of real use-cases implementations in 3 main fields with some proposed but not exclusive subcategories of solutions.

open banking

for individuals

personal finance management applications / robo-advisory for increasing financial health / increase financial inclusiveness / next level payment solutions

open banking

for business

optimizing treasury management for corporates / smart financial management for SMEs / cross border FX hedging for corporates

open banking

for IoT

using wearables to manage financial life / automotive software applications / smart cities

hackathon prizes

Open Banking Hackathon gives you the perfect context to test out your ideas, get valuable feedback from top market experts and get valuable exposure to investors and business opportunities. On top of that, you also have the chance of winning one of the 5 OBH prizes!

first prize
5000 € cash

+ Extra Benefits

5000 eur CASH


Fast track to Techcelerator NEXT FinTech admission

Google Cloud Credits (5000€)

runner up
prizes

+ Extra Benefits

Fast track to Techcelerator NEXT FinTech admission

Google Cloud Credits (5000€)

special
prizes

from Google Cloud and Asseco CEE

Google Cloud special prize of 1000 eur CASH


Asseco CEE special prize of PoC partnership

open banking hackathon 2020 

open banking hackathon 2020 

open banking hackathon 2020 

Boris Georgiev

Sales Manager
GOOGLE CLOUD
CEE, RUSSIA & CIS

Adrian Nastase

Country Leader
ASSECO
SEE ROMANIA

Marian Ignat

Executive Director
Digital Banking Division
BANCA COMERCIALA ROMANA

Tanja Imamovic

Open API Business Owner
& Tribe Leader
RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL

Razvan Prundeanu

Chief Information Officer
& IT Director
ALPHA BANK

Andrei Gaman

Regional Director – Eastern Europe
FINTECHOS

Raluca Micu

Head of Payments
Oversight Division
NATIONAL BANK OF ROMANIA

Simina Baiasu

Executive
Vice President
IDEA::BANK

Cristina Reichmann

Partner & Head of FIS, Fintech, Capital Markets & Structured Finance
CMS ROMANIA

Eyal Sivan

Head of
Open Banking
AXWAY

Octavian Pascu

BPM & Advanced Analytics Manager
EY ROMANIA

Anna Maj

Senior Lecturer
CFTE – Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Sridhar Cadambi

Vice President
FIRST BANK

Sergey Panteleev

General
Manager
VARENGOLD BANK AG

Florin Boldescu

Chief Digital Officer
BRD
GROUPE SOCIETE GENERALE

Mario Collari

Head of Global Banking
Services Division
UNICREDIT BULBANK

Silviu Florea

Mentor
InnovX BUSINESS ACCELERATOR

Sára Vargha

Innovation Expert
OTP LAB

Madalina Stegarescu

Digital Services Coordinator
RAIFFEISEN BANK

Gergana Stoitchkova

Investment Associate
ELEVEN

Cosmin Curticapean

Fintech Founder &
CFTE Ambassador

Bogdan Stefan

Tech and Innovation Advisor
InnovX BUSINESS ACCELERATOR

Cristian Dascalu

Founder
TECHCELERATOR

Balázs Horváth

Product Owner
OTP BANK

Andra Sonea

Head of
Solution Architecture
FINTECHOS

Catalin Vasile

Head of Sales & Customer Experience Practice
TREND CONSULT GROUP

Cristian Barladeanu

Co-Founder & CEO
THINKOUT

Cosmin Cosma

Co-Founder & CEO
FINQWARE

Cristian Dubalaru

Chief Architect
ASSECO SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE

Radu Stoicescu

Advisor Digital & Innovation
FIRST BANK

Anna Maj

Senior Lecturer
CFTE – Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Eyal Sivan

Head of
Open Banking
AXWAY

Catalina Arateanu

Senior Partnerships & Ecosystem Manager
RAIFFEISEN BANK ROMANIA

Andrei Berghian

Account Manager Banking
ASSECO SEE

Valeri Valtchev

Chairman
BULGARIA FINTECH

Cristian Carstoiu

Digital & Analytics, Chief Innovation Officer
EY ROMANIA

Mihai Sandu

Head of Digital Sales & Partnerships
BANCA COMERCIALA ROMANA

Andra Sonea

Head of
Solution Architecture
FINTECHOS

Charles Kerrigan

Partner &
Global Head of Fintech
CMS UK

Ionut Encescu

Head of Customer Value
FIRST BANK

Cosmin Cosma

Co-Founder & CEO
FINQWARE

Balázs Horváth

Product Owner
OTP BANK

Zsanett Andresin

Startup Program Manager
OTP LAB

Sean Davis

Technical Solutions Consultant
GOOGLE CLOUD

Omid Tahouri

Technical Solutions Consultant
GOOGLE CLOUD

open banking hackathon 2020 

open banking hackathon 2020 

open banking hackathon 2020 

agenda

10 AM CET

Hackathon Official KickOff

Official opening with presentation of hackathon structure, challenges, program, competing teams, jurors and mentors.
11 AM CET

Technical Q&A with Finqware & teams

Debriefing session for teams to find out more about Finqware’s single API solution to connect to banking sandboxes for access to account information, payment initiation and financial product distribution.
4 PM CET

“Open Banking in CEE” side event

Invite only event for OBH partners, jury, guests and competing teams to interact and build business relationships.
10 AM CET

Teams Presentations, Ideas Debriefing and Q&A

Each participating team will present their hackathon idea to the jury members and mentors in order to get direct feedback on how to strategically proceed with the project and move forward in the following days of development.
4 PM CET

Teams Training Session - „Marriage counselling” for Corporate-Startup Pairs

Corporates and startups don’t really feel culturally and organizationally eye-to-eye with each other when it comes to partnership. Learn about the common pitfalls and get equipped with hands-on knowledge on what to look for in corporate startup collaboration programs if you want to keep the flame alive with your corporate partner. Held by Zsanett Andresin, Startup Program Manager, OTP LAB,
10 AM CET

Teams & Mentors 1to1 Meetings

Pre-scheduled private meetings between hackathon teams, jury and mentors for direct feedback and business guidance on projects.
4 PM CET

Hackathon Teams Training Session by Google Cloud

Hear how banks make their open banking APIs available for you to build your apps and experiences with. Google Cloud’s API Management platform, Apigee, has helped accelerate banks’ digital transformation in financial services, to achieve PSD2 compliance and beyond. The session will be led by Sean Davis and Omid Tahouri, Technical Solutions Consultants at Google Cloud.
10 AM CET

Teams’ Pitch Rehearsal

Fine tuning and preparation of hackathon teams for the final presentation of projects.
5 PM CET

OBH Pitching Session & Awards Ceremony

Open Banking Hackathon closing event with pitching session from teams and open Q&A. A special guest keynote will join the event bringing valuable insights from the fintech sector.

with the support of

MAIN PARTNERS
SILVER PARTNERS
SUPPORTING PARTNERS
SUPPORTING START-UP ACCELERATORS
MEDIA & COMMUNITY PARTNERS