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Can You Hack It Hackathon is back! #HLBCYHI2021 #ESG #sustainability

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Can You Hack It Virtual Hackathon : ASEAN Edition 2021 is a collaboration with our regional counterparts which include Vietnam, Cambodia & Singapore. This virtual hackathon is open to anyone from ASEAN countries, regardless of nationality or profession. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore and identify new solutions for the banking industry focusing on Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG).

At Hong Leong Bank, we are committed to delivering long-lasting solutions by integrating environmental and social considerations as well as good governance into our business activities while we contribute to a better future for all.

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What's In It For You?

Hackathon Experience

Hackathon Experience

Get the opportunity to develop ESG related digital finance tools that tackle problems faced by the business & community.

Awesome Prizes

Awesome Prizes

Win great cash prizes and opportunities with Hong Leong Bank & Hong Leong Islamic Bank or even with our regional counterparts.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

A great avenue to create new business solutions for the banking industry, and be hired by the bank.

The Prizes

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$5,000 USD for Grand Champion Prize

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$2,500 USD for First Runner-up Prize

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$1,000 USD for Second Runner-up Prize

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7 x $350 USD Consulation Prizes
The top 4th - 10th teams

How to Participate?

Hackathon Experience

Fill up the registration form. Shortlisted participants will receive an email notification.

Awesome Prizes

Join the pre-hack webinar on Tuesday, 31st August at 7.00 GMT +8 to understand more about the hackathon.

Career Opportunities

Participate in the virtual hackathon from 3rd-5th September (48hrs Virtual hackathon). Submit a pitching video presentation: MP4 format (less than 5 minutes) and a working prototype of the selected problem statement.

Awesome Prizes

Top 10 teams will be selected to pitch on Grand finals on the 11th September 2021 9.00am GMT +8.

Problem Statements

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How might we utilize technology to provide real-time personalized information to the public/investors of the Bank's ESG investments/financing within their area/home town/etc?
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How might we provide a gamified basic mobile banking services platform to offer simple savings, payment and microloans to the less fortunate group that utilises AI/ML to help calculate alternative credit scoring which are not used traditionally?
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How might we utilize technology that is scalable to keep people engaged and equip them with financial literacy through online learning?
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How might we use/incorporate technology to create an intuitive, secure and engaging communication channel (AR/VR/multimedia) between a bank and its customers as well as cater to people with different accessibility needs?

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How might we use technology to enable timely tracking of carbon footprint covering electricity, water usage, paper usage, waste usage and staff travel (daily work and business travel) across a company?

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How might we use technology to evaluate vendors and their supply chain on their ESG score? Whether it is the carbon emissions needed to transport equipment over long distances, to the toxicity levels of the materials used to make these equipments.

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How might we use technology to evaluate vendors and their supply chain on their ESG score? Whether it is the carbon emissions needed to transport equipment over long distances, to the toxicity levels of the materials used to make these equipments.

Event Timeline



Application Opens
26th July, Monday

Application Closes
31st August, Tuesday at 6.00pm GMT +8

Pre-hack Webinar Series
31st August, Tuesday 7.00pm GMT +8

Ideation Sprint & Virtual Hackathon
3rd – 5th September, (48 hours) Fri - Sun

Grand Finals
11th September,
Saturday

Words of Past Hackers

FAQ

You need to fill up our application form and submit it through the event’s website. All successful teams will be notified through e-mail and phone before 1st September 2021. Registration closes on Tuesday, 31st August 2021 at 6.00pm GMT+8.
Yes. This competition is only open to teams participants. Each team can be formed with the maximum of 3 members and minimum 2 members.
You can, but please make sure you have at least one team member from a related background so that you can build and submit a working prototype.

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