SU LaunchLab Hackathon 2021

Are you interested in Data Science and FinTech? Are you looking to flex your computer science and/or data science skills on some real world problems? If so, then read on!

SU LaunchLab, in partnership with the SU Faculty of Engineering, are collaborating with industry leaders Capitec and Entersekt to bring you the opportunity to use your experience to solve industry problems for cash


Date: 15 -17 October, 2021

Location: Online or in person at Faculty of Engineering and LaunchLab


Using software and data solutions to solve real-world problems, we have two challenges in this year’s hackathon. Our FinTech challenge will be focussed on software solutions for small businesses, best for teams with experience building software solutions with a mobile element. Our Data Science challenge will be using algorithms to identify clusters, typologies and other features of an AWS Neptune Graph Database.


    • Applications are OPEN
    • Application deadline is Friday, 1 October 2021
    • Teams will be organised and schedule confirmed by Monday, 4 October 2021
    • Details of the challenges, appropriate datasets and full agenda sent out to participants on Wednesday, 6 October 2021
    • THE MAIN EVENT: 15 – 17 October 2021


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This event is open to anyone, from all academic levels, however you MUST be a SU student. 

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