SB Award Winners of PolyFintech API Hackathon 2019

24 Jul 2019

In the PolyFintech Hackathon 2019 held on Saturday, 20 July 2019 organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), four teams representing SP School of Business contested against 30 teams from the other polytechnics.

Our students showed their grit and tenacity, committing themselves to acquire new knowledge and thereafter brainstorm solutions beyond their scope of study. After a long journey of preparation which started from March this year, two of our teams emerged 1st runners-up in their respective categories!

In the category of Fintech and AI, the winning team consisted of students from DFI and DBKF. They proposed a solution to break down the complexity of financial products and ease customer risk assessment, and developed a machine learning prototype to prove the concept.

From left to right, the team members are:
Hazel Ma RuiQi (DFI), Lin Hui (DFI), Wang YuXi (DBKF), Tan Wei Wei Celeste (DBKF), Darren Pek Cheng En (DBKF) and Ang Wei En (DFI)

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In the category of InsureTech, having pitched their solution to a large audience, four students from DBKF convinced the judges with a text analytics solution. It aims to analyse data aggregated from external sources and generate insights for product marketing.

From left to right, the winning team comprises of:

Goh Jun Da Victor, Yeo Zhan Xiong, Lilian Ang Li En and Charlynn Chia

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All the students who represented SP School of Business and their coach Mr Peter Lee:

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Well done! We are so proud of you!

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