Excelling in the Fintech Hackathon

Students from the School of Informatics & IT (IIT) clinched three awards at the PolyFinTech 100 API Hackathon held at Ngee Ann Polytechnic on 28 July 2018. The event attracted close to 130 participants comprising students from the five polytechnics. 

PolyFinTech 100 is a joint initiative with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to equip polytechnic students from the banking and IT-related courses at the five polytechnics with internships and joint projects in the FinTech community.

Twenty teams presented their FinTech proof-of-concept solutions to a distinguished panel of judges from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore FinTech Association, DBS Bank, NETS and the National University of Singapore.

Three teams from IIT clinched prizes in the following categories:

Team

Name

Diploma

Mentor

Award

1

Ngoh Chantel

Financial Business Informatics

OCBC

Best Planned and Executed Award

Hun Yong Kwang

Financial Business Informatics

Lim Pei Ying

Financial Business Informatics

Lee Zi Qi

Information Technology

Eaint Thiri Khit

Information Technology

2

Lim Tow Ann Mario

Information Technology

PAYPAL

Best Pitch Award

 

Liu Xiao

Information Technology

Teo Xuan Ming

Financial Business Informatics

Jack Tang Yi Hao

Financial Business Informatics

3

Tsoi Hon Wing

Financial Analytics (CET Course)

CITI

Open Category Award

Yam Lye Ching

Financial Analytics (CET Course)

 

Interested in pursuing a course in IT? The School of Informatics & IT offers six diploma courses. Find out more about the courses here: http://www.tp.edu.sg/schools/iit

 
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