Zurich 2020

F10 FinTech Hackathon­
48-hours Idea to Prototype 28.2. – 1.3.2020

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We are looking for game changers!

01. February, 2020
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08. February, 2020
Closing date for applications
15. February, 2020
Status update
22. February, 2020
Announcement of event details
28. February, 2020
FinTech Hackathon

Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? Or are you thinking about a great idea you want to bring to life together with other curious individuals? You fit right in as a  Designer, Marketeer, Business Woman, Banker, Financial Expert, Lateral Thinker, Student or Developer. We embrace diversity and therefore; welcome to our F10 FinTech community.

We are looking for curious action-takers who have a sincere interest in solving problems, are eager to be challenged and bold enough to think out of the box. Are you ready to transfer business ideas into prototypes within 48 hours? Join us in Zurich, the vibrant FinTech hotspot in and outside Switzerland to explore and exchange ideas with visionaries. It’s an opportunity for you to turn your bright idea into the next big thing and create the future of finance and regulation.

How to participate

F10 is offering you a unique opportunity to attend 48-hours of ideation and programming supported by our renowned F10 Startup Coaches. In the heart of Zurich, you can meet like-minded, passionate, and curious people to challenge each other.

We aim to generate new ideas, and not to stop there, but to transform them into validated prototypes. If you have a sincere interest in solving problems and are eager to be challenged, it is the perfect place for you to be. Explore new opportunities, be an entrepreneur, and maybe even find your potential future partners, with whom you can run your Startup.

When: Friday 28th of February from 4 pm – Sunday 1st of March 2020, 8 pm
Where: StageOne Event & Convention Hall, Elias-Canetti-Strasse 146, 8050 Zürich


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Challenge the status quo in the financial industryCheck out something newCoding, coding, codingCreate something innovativeDevelop great code with a tech teamGet a job at one of the sponsorsGrow my networkI like HackathonsSolve a real problemWin great prizes!Work with great people

We offer

Become part of the future success stories!

Changing customer demands, digitalization and globalization: the global finance industry is undergoing far-reaching changes. FinTech offers financial institutions countless options to improve customer experience and stay attractive in a market where change is happening at a fast pace. The participants of the F10 FinTech Hackathon are invited to solve one of the real-life challenges provided by sponsors as well as by F10 in collaboration with our Corporate Members – or to promote innovation in banking and finance by realizing their ideas.


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High Level Agenda

What's going on?

Friday, 28 February

04.00 pm           Doors open
05.00 pm           Opening Ceremony
06.00 pm           Workshops
07.30 pm           Dinner
09.15 pm            Pitch your Idea & Team Up
11.00 pm            Deadline for Team Registration
12.00 am            Midnight Snack


Saturday, 29 February

08.00 am           Breakfast
09.00 am           Input Session: Vision & Mission
11.00 am           Input Session: Value Proposition & Prototyping
12.00 pm           Lunch
01.00 pm           Fun Activity
03.00 pm           Mentorship & Coaching Session
07.00 pm           Dinner
10.00 pm           Pitch Practice I
12.00 am           Midnight Snack

Sunday, 1 March

08.00 am          Breakfast
09.00 am          Pitch Practice II
09.30 am          Reimbursement & Certificates
10.00 am          Feeback Session
12.00 pm          Lunch & Deadline for Presentation and Prototype
01.30 pm          Jury Pitches
03.30 pm          Jury Selects Top 15
04.00 pm          Start Closing Ceremony
05.30 pm          Announcement of Winner
06.00 pm          Cocktail Reception
08.00 pm          End of Event



We rock Zurich and reshape global finance.

Welcome to StageOne in Zurich Oerlikon! The outstanding location combines centrality, great equipment plus infrastructure. We are happy to invite the game-changers and our F10 community to the StageOne. Space will not only be used for ideation and coding but also for fun activities, delicious food buffets and relaxing zones. Little sleep might be a temporary side effect, but we promise, it will be worth it, as we will create a memorable experience together.


StageOne Event & Convention Hall, Elias-Canetti-Strasse 146, 8050 Zürich

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The F10 Coaches

Smart FinTech experts.

We offer more than simply a Hackathon. Our dedicated and experienced F10 Coaches who are also responsible for the Startup program bring their expertise and passion to the Hackathon. They will be around to support you and your team best to develop your idea and improve your prototype with the 48-hours. Furthermore, they are also happy to give you some guidance for a possible entrepreneurial journey.


We answer your questions.

Find out more about the application process, the Hackathon program, the challenges that you are invited to solve within the 48 hours of programming and ideation or the prizes the best-performing teams can win.

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Potential investors.

F10 is working with prestigious corporate partners, namely, Swiss banks and insurance companies. Benefit from the network and take the opportunity to pitch your idea in front of relevant market leaders.

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