about 7 hours ago

Two weeks to go—submission checklist to get you ready!

It’s getting close!  There are two weeks left to submit your solution to Finastra’s Hack to the Future Challenge.  Submissions are due December 5, 2019 before 11:45 PST (2:45am EDT, December 6th). (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, there’s still time!  Explore your “to-do” list and the previous updates to help get you started.

Submission checklist

Before the deadline passes, make sure you…

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7 days ago

Three weeks to go— bonus tech tip!

There are three weeks remaining in Finastra’s Hack to the Future Challenge. Submissions are due December 5, 2019 before 11:45 PST (2:45am EDT, December 6th). (Find out what time that is in your city)

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your skill meets the requirements and you get the basic fields of the submission form nailed down. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as…

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14 days ago

Four Weeks to Go: How to make your submission video great

There are just four weeks remaining in Finastra’s Hack to the Future Challenge! Submissions are due by December 5th at 11:45 PST (2:45am EDT, December 6th). 

Prepare your video 

We know as devs you’re expertise lies in building the software - so keep building! - however, the submission video needs time too! It's often the first (and sometimes only!) thing that judges review.

Your video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear to showcase your software and talent in a video: 

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain how your solution utilizes…

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16 days ago

Announcing In-Person City Hacks!

Get ready!  To help you get your submission ready, Finastra is hosting in-person City Hacks throughout the challenge!  Although these challenges aren’t required, these challenges will give developers the chance to collaborate and hack together. 

Check out the list of events to register to attend a City Hack in your city.

If you can’t find a City Hack near you, Finastra’s Hack to the Future Challenge Slack is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use this channel to…

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