CBCG FinTech Hackathon


30/07/2021

The Central Bank of Montenegro is organizing the first CBCG FinTech Hackathon in cooperation with ICT Cortex and the Association of Montenegrin Banks, and the topic of the event is “The future of digital banking and payment services in Montenegro”. 


CBCG FinTech Hackathon, a forty-eight-hour team competition to generate the best fintech ideas, with a particular emphasis on digital banking and digital payments, will be held on 22-24 October, 2021.


Montenegrin citizens involved in fintech projects or having innovative ideas of how this area could be improved are invited to participate in the hackathon. After considering received applications, the jury will select five teams consisting of three to five members which will be given the opportunity to compete for the prizes. Three teams that the jury finds to have presented the best ideas will win the prizes in the amount of 3,000 euros for the first place, 2,000 euros for the second, and 1,000 euros for the third place.


Applications for the event will be accepted at link from 1 September to 15 October 2021. 


With this hackathon, the Central Bank of Montenegro strives to promote and encourage innovations in the field of digital banking and thus contribute to financial education in the field of digital banking and payment services. CBCG Fintech Hackathon also aims to encourage creative and innovative ideas for the application of modern technologies in banking, with a special focus on open banking and payment services.