The first “FINSPIRE FinTech Online Hackathon” jointly organised by Convoy and Cyberport, will be held from 2020 March 27th to 29th. The event received enthusiastic response, with over 160 applications from university students in Hong Kong and other countries. When “Work from home” and “Online education” have become a new black in Hong Kong, FINSPIRE as an innovative platform for talent nurturing, has also caught the wave to get transformed into an online Hackathon, to implement the concept of “solving pain points with innovation”.
This competition allows participants to form their teams of their own, they will be required to tackle a FinTech challenge, from submitting proposal to coming up with a solution. Microsoft Teams, has been chosen as the official software for the campaign. It enables participants to chat, meet, call, collaborate and co-create on one single platform. Each team could enjoy online communication and collaboration functions by accessing the software anywhere, anytime. FINSPIRE starts its “Hack from home” initiative through utilizing this technology, empowering its participants to co-create digitally at their preferred location and time, allowing them to continue to put their creativity into action.