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JUNE 29 17:00 CET
DIGITAL & FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIES IN TIMES OF WAR AND RE CONSTRUCTION
Proposed technological solutions, preferably in the form of PoC or MVP, should aim at (i) refugees, IDPs, war-affected people and Ukrainian SMEs, a (ii) the country's recovery.
Financial and payments services, insurance, including DeFi and Web3
Logistics, coordination and information services
Subsistence and access to everyday needs
Social resilience and fight against disinformation
Professional and educational services, including financial literacy and inclusion.
8-10th Juneworkshops with Ukrainian administration
online hackathon for Ukraine
closing event in Brussels with Commissioner McGuinness
The war in Ukraine led to the disruption of many private and public services, while creating a need for new types of assistance, products or solutions to support refugees, internally displaced people and the business community. Many of their needs can be efficiently and effectively met with the deployment of digital and financial technologies, which are also pivotal in the recovery of a resilient Ukrainian country. Participants will create solutions, preferably but necessarily PoC or MVP, that:
Provide timely multi-sectoral assistance to refugees, displaced and non-displaced persons
Enable the provision of everyday services for refugees, IDPs and people affected by the war
Will help in the recovery of a strong, modern and well-functioning Ukrainian country
Submission of ideas
Publishing Technical Specifications
Coding Challenge for Ukraine
Closing ceremony- Announcement of winners per challenge
Along with the innovation marathon, we will be holding online creativity competitions for children and pupils, starting with a painting and crafts competition on #stayhome.
The hackathon is open to everyone, who can help:
Teams should have at least three participants with defined roles and will have to be joined by at least one Ukrainian counselor, whose list will be made available at the opening of the hackathon at the latest.
Interested individuals can join a registered team or will be matched by the organizers based on their interests.
Mentors, available online for advice, will be leading experts in technology, finance, business, policy and other relevant areas.
Board Member, INATBA
Owner of IBOX BANK, CEO of payment system LEO
Mentor, HEAD OF NABU COUNCIL
It is a Pan-European online hackathon to develop technological solutions that will enable Ukrainians the access to and provision of everyday services and help the country’s recovery.
Supported by the European Commission, and organized by Ukrainian Association of FinTech and Innovation Companies and European Digital Finance Association, the event will consist of two parts, ideational workshops and the hackathon proper. Winners will be announced during a hybrid event in Brussels at the end of June.
Yes, existing and new teams can certainly participate in the competition.
At Coding Challenge for Ukraine engineers, programmers, economists, analysts and in general anyone who has an idea on issues related to the challenges of the hackaton and is interested in developing it in a complete application will be able to participate. The direction of team building will be strengthened, as well as collaborations with external participants, such as professionals, academics, researchers or students.
We invite any interested individual, group or company to participate in the hackathon: