Hackathon: Decentralized Finance

Hackathon: Decentralising Finance

Hackathon: Decentralising Finance

How can we democratise the financial system with disruptive technologies? How can we create a financial system that is more open and accessible to all?  What challenges arise when we disrupt the financial system with disruptive technologies such as blockchain?  

Join us for two and half days of exploration, ideation and collaboration among university students. You will work with real life cases and problem-holders exploring the potential for disrupting the current financial system through the lens of legal, technological, economical, political and ethical perspectives. 

You will be guided through a process giving you skills within Problem analysis methods, Ideation & Solution mapping, Critical appraisal of solutions, Conceptualization, Basics of tech, ethics, legal, funding concerns and Executive communication.

From Thursday afternoon, 10 November to Saturday at noon the 12 November you will work in interdisciplinary teams to develop ideas and find solutions to present for an expert jury. The hackathon includes inspirational talks from the Danish Finanstilsynet, global DeFi companies and close sparring with industry experts. First, second and third place winners are awarded prizes. 

Case competition partnere: Chainalysis, Coinify, Aryze, ZTLment & Copenhagen Fintech.

Notice that you do not need knowledge of the financial sector or deep tech to participate in the hackathon. The hackathon is facilitated by professionals within design thinking and legal tech from Human & Legal Innovation Hub, Legal Tech Lab & Industry players.

The event is hosted in collaboration with the Copenhagen Legal Tech Lab, Legal Innovation Hub, Finanstilsynet, KU Lighthouse, Copenhagen FinTech Lab, Tuborg Fondet

Deadline for application is 6th of November.

There are 60 spots. Spots will be filled on first come first served basis. 

See the program and sign up here