Scotiabank HackIT

Over a weekend in January, Scotiabank and Hackworks gathered the brightest budding technology and finance entrepreneurs to participate in the Scotiabank Hack IT: Debt Challenge. Over 100 coders, digital artists, and FinTech enthusiasts came together and built solutions that would help Canadians better manage their debt.

Process

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Developed event strategy and generated a project plan

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Designed event experience and finalized logistics

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Created website and informational content

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Utilized Hackworks platform for submission management, team assignment, and judging

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Recruited participants and acquired sponsors and partners

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Ran challenge and provided support for a successful challenge event

Final Result

The top three teams presented their debt management solutions to the guest judges and the first place team was awarded with a prize of $15,000 followed by the second and third place team who received $5,000.

Dollars Awarded

Hacking Hours

Dollars Awarded