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B-Hive FinTech Hackathon





Hack solutions to pressing Finance and Insurance challenges
and win funding for your Proof of Concept!


A Company Track and an Open Track

Startups and specialized companies can apply to be part of the Company Track. Register your team members and submit your idea for a solution to one of the challenges and perhaps our jurors will invite you to come to Brussels.

Ambitious individuals, such as developers, designers, entrepreneurs, technologists and futurologists, can apply to take part in the Open Track. Our jurors will put together a diverse mix to hack the challenge of making mobile payments technologies accessible and mainstream.

Challenges in the Company Track

  1. Fraud Detection: Detect fraud in a transactional environment using advanced data pattern detection tools, while relying on a combination of different data types and sources.

  2. Industry Wide Vendor Management Platform: Build a platform that standardizes and facilitates compliance, risk, security and procurement checks for FinTech companies selling to big corporates.

Challenge for the Open Track

Adoption of New Mobile Payment Systems: cook up a solution to make mobile payment accepted by the Belgian mass consumer ánd accessible to the unbanked, such as the homeless and refugees.


The winner of the Company Track will get funding for the development of their Proof of Concept in partnership with B-Hive or one of our partners.

The winner of the Open Track will win a €5000 cash prize.

All participants will have the opportunity to pitch for and meet with key decision makers of major European Finance and Insurance institutions.


Applications are open and the jury will select participants in 3 waves: mid July, mid August and mid September.

Selected individuals can start ideating and forming teams online ahead of the hackathon.

The physical event will happen on September 24 - 25, as part of the Digital Week.


Find out more & register !

Earlier Event: September 18
Blockchain fest '18
Later Event: September 26
Digital Finance Europe 2018 - September 26