#SIXHackathon 2017

Are you a coder, entrepreneur or a creative thinker looking for a challenge? Then join the largest FinTech hackathon in Europe. One location, one weekend, one goal – rocking the FinTech community!

10-12 March 2017 - Zürich, Switzerland

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#SIXHackathon – The basics

What can I expect?

This year #SIXHackathon is returning to its roots with all participants gathered in one location in the heart of Europe - Schiffbau in Zurich. You will have a unique opportunity to find creative solutions to challenging questions, gain exclusive access to exciting data sets, interact with the FinTech community and network with specialists from SIX.

What will I do there?

You will team up and have 42hours to create a working prototype using SIX provided data and APIs (interface information) related to FinTech. You can either select a topic freely or take inspiration from one of the workshops on offer.

Who is eligible to take part?

Anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in FinTech is eligible to take part. You can be in software development, graphic or interface design, banking and finance, marketing, project management or similar. The best teams are those composed of participants with different and complementary skill sets.

Everything at a glance


Friday 10.3.2017



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Saturday 11.3.2017

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* Please note: slight changes to the program are highly likely, please check back regularly. That being said, a final program will be shared with all participants prior to the event.


Location Based Loyalty App

Create an app/platform that vendors can join with their individual loyalty schemes. Use Location Awareness to provide user-friendly features to customers.

Workshop #2

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Workshop #3

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Workshop #4

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F10 Prize: A secured slot in the Top 20 final speed dating round and a chance to be one of 10 F10 hosted Startups.

One competing team will be selected by the F10 and automatically entered into the final speed dating round of the application process, skipping the whole pre-application process.



Finance 2.0 Prize: A Golden Ticket for the 1st place team to present their prototype on stage at the 2017 Finance 2.0 conference – Switzerland’s biggest Fintech Conference and the pioneer of the Swiss Fintech scene.

Top 10 teams will have a chance to showcase their prototypes in the Showcase area during the conference.


The international Jury will evaluate the applications and select the winner.

Søren Mose

Søren Mose

SIX Board of Directors

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Schiffbau (Schauspielhaus Zurich), Schiffbaustrasse 4, Zurich


What if I still have a question after having read through the amazing FAQ or just want to share some kudos to the team?

We do like receiving email and feeling the love, so don’t hesitate to send us a note at hackathon@six-group.com