Curating financial solutions to help solve existential problems facing our world today.
The Project Venture Investment Hackathon immerses students in a fast-paced, real-world business experience. This free, 24-hour hackathon from March 20-21, 2021 will allow students to dive deep into the field of finance in order to help solve some of the most crucial challenges this industry faces. Participants are given a competition prompt where they will be challenged to find solutions to financial problems in the world, and will also be tasked with creating an ideal investment portfolio to help combat the issue along with a presentation. Guest speakers will offer students insights into finance careers and the importance of financial planning. Prizes will be given to the top projects as well as the top teams from each division.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Citizenship: Participants from anywhere in the world are welcome
Team Size: A maximum of 4 people per team is allowed. Any number below that is acceptable, but a number above that will be disqualified during the submission process.
Technology: A working computer is needed in order to submit the report and attend all of the guest speaker conferences. Please download Zoom on your computer as all of the guest speakers will be presenting on that platform!
Submissions: You will be submitting a report on ONE of the tracks that will be provided, as well as a video presentation up to 5 minutes long.
For your video, please upload it to YouTube and attach the link in your submission.