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LONDON, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Finastra has opened registration for its annual hackathon: Hack to the Future 2020. This year the global event is entirely virtual and its themes reaffirm the company’s mantra to help redefine finance for good. Prizes up for grabs include cash, platform certification fees waived, internship and coaching opportunities and the possibility to onboard projects into Finastra’s FusionStore app marketplace.
Finastra is making its open developer platform – FusionFabric.cloud, underpinned by Microsoft Azure – and over 130 APIs available. Participants are encouraged to:
Tackle systemic inequalities: Including banking the unbanked/underbanked, socially responsible investments and Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG), building inclusive technology and driving financial literacy
Overcome COVID-19 challenges: Harnessing digital technology, embedding fintech across industries, finding new growth streams and managing risk in challenging times
Embrace technology-enabled change: Including establishing ecosystems beyond finance, cross-business intelligence layers with AI, reimagining transaction flows with Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and integrating physical and digital experiences
Chirine Ben Zaied, Head of Innovation at Finastra said, “The pandemic has intensified some of the world’s most challenging issues such as poverty, inequality and exclusion. Digital infrastructure and technology are providing the platform to transform financial services, and we have the opportunity to create …
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