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Hong Kong's
1st Virtual Banking Hackathon
2-3 Nov 2019
HKUST Business School
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Thank You For Your Support!

Bizkathon 2019 was a great success with the support from

our great sponsors, partners and participants!

 

Check out the photo albums of the two-day event
Day 1: http://alumni.bm.ust.hk/news-happenings/album/bizkathonhkust-2019-day-1
Day 2: http://alumni.bm.ust.hk/news-happenings/album/bizkathonhkust-2019-day-2

 

Click here to check-out the video of the two-day event

 

Champion: Phoenix Innovation

Product: Customizable Banking Service via Chatbot and Speech-to-Text

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1st Runner-up: SG Business

Product: Encrypted Machine Learning with Simple Homomorphic Encryption Master

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2nd Runner-up: Impetus

Product: Fishing Gaming with Shopping Experience

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Virtual Banking has arrived!

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The new era of banking has arrived! With the majority of traditional banks today spending expensive overheads on manpower and manual operations, virtual banks' lean and autonomous approach on serving customers utilizes modern technological tools to evolve along with the customers.

Join us at Bizkathon@HKUST to build and showcase your business ideas to Hong Kong’s leading fintech professionals and network with like-minded innovators over a fruitful weekend at our brand new Incubator in HKUST Business Building.


• Develop your innovative business ideas with advice and guidance from the industry’s top practitioners
• Showcase your skills with a chance of working with renowned corporations and being incubated
• Network and connect with FinTech executives
• Enjoy unlimited free flow of food & beverages while hacking

 
TOPICS
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Client Management

Disrupting the banking industry with virtual banking requires winning the trust of clients. How could virtual banks build customer confidence with their new and unfamiliar brands among the public?

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Regulatory Compliance

Virtual banks come with a greater focus on technology risk management, data privacy and compliance checks such as AML and CFT. What could be their best way of dealing with the compliance issues?

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Product Development

Streamlined processes must be devised by virtual banks to better develop and manage their products and services. What manual procedures can be automated or opted out with the help of fintech?

 
 
Compete to WIN!
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Champion: HK $20,000

1st Runner-up: HK $10,000


2nd Runner-up: HK $8,000

In addition, each winner will receive:

 

Fast Pass to the Final Interview of Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) or Cyberport Incubation Programme*


Complimentary ticket to the Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF)*

*Subject to the terms & conditions of Cyberport

Day 1
2 Nov 2019

On-site Registration

10:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

11:00 AM

Bizkathon Begins

12:00 NN

Workshop: Azure Introduction

02:00 PM

Mentoring Session

03:30 PM

Dinner

07:00 PM

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Agenda
Day 2
3 Nov 2019

Breakfast

7:00 AM

Bizkathon Ends

12:00 NN

Team Presentation

01:00 PM

Award Presentation & Closing Ceremony

03:30 PM

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Judges

Listed by alphabetical order of surnames

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Rockson HSU

CEO, ZA Bank

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Prof. Véronique A. Lafon-Vinais 

HKUST School of Business

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King LEUNG

Head of Fintech, InvestHK

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Tat LEE 

Alternate Chief Executive and Executive Director, WeLab Virtual Bank

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Prof. Shingyu Leung

HKUST School of Science

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Jeffrey NG

Head of FinTech Solutions,

Ping An OneConnect Bank

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Alice SO

Head of Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship Team, Cyberport

Mentors

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Olivia AU

CEO, FTD InnoTech

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Calvin CHAN

Managing Director, P-Sense

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Joseph CHU

Director, Global Data

Office - IFRS17 Actuarial Systems Transformation, 

Manulife

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Edmond CHAN

Senior Manager, Strategic Partnership, ZA International

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Cheney CHENG

Co-founder, Apoidea Group

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Tiffany CHEUNG

Head of Growth,

WeLab Virtual Bank

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Michael CHOW

Software Engineer, 9gag

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Jame DIBIASIO

Founder, DigFin

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Kieran FUNG

Venture Partner, KineticOne

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Jessica LAM

Group Head of Strategy, WeLab

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Amanda LAU

AVP, Marketing and Channel Management, HKT Financial Services

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Dicky LAU

SVP, Sales & Marketing,

TIPS Dollar

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Galen LAW-KUN

Crypto Team, PwC

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Nicole LAW

Head of Regulatory Compliance, WeLab Virtual Bank

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Jim MAN

Chief Information and Operations Officer,

Ping An OneConnect Bank

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Brian TANG

Founder, ACMI and
LITE Lab@HKU

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Eric TANG

CTO, General Manager (China), Doughnut

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Connie WONG

Asia Pacific Cloud Engagement Manager, HSBC

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Joel YEN

Solution Architect - Wealth Ecosystem, Prudential

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Kelvin YEUNG

Co-founder & COO, MediConCen

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Victor YIP

Co-founder & CEO, Pecutus

 

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Organized by:

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Sponsored by:

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Supported by:

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