5 September 2019
The final qualifying stage has concluded for FINOdays, the youth programme of the FINOPOLIS Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies. All the candidates demonstrated an excellent level of preparation!
Based on the testing results, 84 participants from different cities of Russia, the CIS, and beyond will take part in FINOdays. The semi-finalists include students from such universities as: Novosibirsk State University, St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University), Bauman Moscow State Technical University, the Higher School of Economics, the Financial University, and others. This year’s participants also include students from the Technical University of Munich, Harbour, Space University (Barcelona), and Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan).
The main event of FINOdays – the Hackathon – will feature 17 teams that were formed from selected participants. The team members will solve cases prepared by leading financial market players and compete for a prize pool of RUB 1 million, which the finalists will share.
In addition to the 24-hour Hackathon, the FINOdays Youth Programme participants will have a very eventful week: they will take part in the FINOPOLIS 2019 business programme, meet with potential employers, and attend workshops, master classes, and sporting events.
FINOdays are being organized by the Bank of Russia.
The official partner of the Hackathon is QIWI.
The Roscongress Foundation is the operator of FINOPOLIS.
Source: Bank of Russia