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are you a

developer

ready to 

change the future of finance?

LIMITED NO. OF SPACES AVAILABLE. EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE TOP 200 DEVELOPERS WORLDWIDE.

PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER BOTH AS INDIVIDUALS OR AS A TEAM.

HYBRID HACK - ACCEPTING PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE BY HACKERS.

12TH OCTOBER, 2022
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

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about

FutureLab™ is Emirates NBD's strategic think tank and testing center, dedicated to creating new solutions that can benefit their clients and respond to their always evolving needs.

As the hub of innovation activities since 2016, FutureLab™ supports Emirates NBD's vision to be the most innovative bank for our customers, people and communities.

GDS will bring together leading thinkers to explore tough challenges. 
 

challenges



We stand for creating seamless smart payments, simplifying business administration around banking for SMEs, and enabling customers to monetize their data.

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CHALLENGE 1

seamless smart payments

How to create a new and innovative payment experience using open banking APIs that streamlines payments for daily users?

Challenge Statement: Create a solution that would benefit users in their daily payment activities (grocery, transport, etc.) such as: 
 

  • Innovative easy to use digital payment solutions for replacing cash with digital payments; 

  • Context-aware retail payments to replace the physical act of payment;

  • Consider using innovative channels (Face, Palm / Senses / State of mind, Voice, QR codes, IoT, Cars etc.)

CHALLENGE 2

SME simplified

How can we develop a value-added service for SMEs that simplifies their business administration around banking?

Challenge Statement: Create a solution that simplifies banking administration for SMEs.

  • Create solutions that provide SMEs with a better view of their business while spending less time on banking administration;

  • Solutions that simplify management of transactions for SMEs to increase international business trades;

  • Solutions that simplify lending criteria for SMEs / micro-SMEs that may not have extensive credit history.

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CHALLENGE 3

monetise your data

How can we create a new asset class – “Personal Data” that can be monetized by all?

Challenge Statement: Create a new asset class – “Personal Data” with a business model that enables monetization.

  • Create a new asset class;

  • Create the smart contracts to authenticate people, products, personal data;

  • Create a monetization platform to enable the personal data asset for all citizens.

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prizes

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ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:

FREE ENTRY TO GLOBAL DEVSLAM ON 10TH, 11TH AND 13TH

EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO THE REGIONS LARGEST API SOUQ

1-1s WITH INSPIRING MENTORS

OPPORTUNITY TO MEET RECRUITERS FROM EMIRATES NBD AND EXPLORE CURRENT CAREER DEVELOPMENT PATHS

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REGISTRATION
CLOSED 12PM 7TH OCT
ONLINE

Free Registration

timelines

SELECTION AND TEAM MATCHING
2ND OCT
ONLINE

Confirmation of Acceptance

Teams Formation

Teams Briefing

Training Resources

Pre-Access to API Souq by virtusa

IDEATION AND PREPARATION PERIOD
5TH OCT
ONLINE HACKING BEGINS

Start ideation and building your team's concept for the hack

Interact with exclusive mentors

Submit a one-minute video of your team's concept by the 11th of October

the hack

Meet the Mentors

Develop Concepts

Present and Demo Pitches to Judges

Prize Presentation

12TH OCT 2022
PHYSICAL / VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE at
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
AFTER HACK
OCT 2022 - APR 2023
ONLINE

Winners begin their opportunities for incubation with Emirates NBD

Winners will receive details about exclusive trip to London with HACKMASTERS

Everyone will receive the opportunity to meet recruiters from Emirates NBD and explore current career development opportunities and vacancies

the mentors

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YOU WILL BE INTERACTING WITH WORLDWIDE MENTORS

CLICK ON THEM TO LEARN MORE:
MENTORS FROM HACKMASTERS
MENTORS FROM EMIRATES NBD