Let's Disrupt Together

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It is that time of the year again! Gear up for FTX Hackathon 2021 – a virtual hackathon where you can build disruptive products and solutions which can revolutionise the Fintech world! This year, brought to you by Razorpay in association with Newton School! Fintech has evolved as a front-runner in 2021, giving way to new technologies, changing consumer behaviours and the role of fintech in shaping businesses. Inviting all disruptors to innovate and carve the future of Fintech!
FTX Hackathon 2021 |   2nd - 4th December 2021
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We welcome Designers, Developers and Thinkers

Whether you are a designer, a developer, a student, or a product manager – join us at the FTX Hackathon to think differently about fintech innovation, bring new capabilities to the market and give consumers and businesses what they need to thrive in this new normal.
Theme 1

Build With Razorpay: Any solution that uses Razorpay APIs in a significant way

Theme 2

Build For Small Businesses: A solution that is built for use by small businesses and solves a real problem with a valid use case.

*More about the themes within the hackathon

Win and celebrate to the fullest with exciting prizes

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₹250,000
1st Prize
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₹150,000
2nd Prize
Need more motivation? All participants of FTX Hackathon 2021 will receive FREE
tickets to one of the most-awaited Fintech events of the year! (and goodies too!)
 
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General Rules

 
  • All code must be written during the course of the event. 

  • Your project must have requisite licenses as applicable and deemed usage by you/your team.

  • You can participate in groups of up to 5 people. The minimum team size is 2. 

  • Cash prizes will be split among the winners. 

  • You must be an Indian resident with a valid PAN card to be eligible for prizes.

  • You must abide by the hackathon's Code of Conduct.

  Important Dates

  • 1st December 2021: Registrations Close

  • 2nd December 2021: Hackathon Begins

  • 4th December 2021: Hackathon Ends

  • 5th December 2021: Evaluation of top submissions

  • 10th December 2021: Winners Announced at Razorpay FTX 2021

Judges and Panelists

Watch this space to find out who will join the esteemed judging panel!
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Presenting Partner

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FAQs

What team sizes are allowed?


Every participant must be registered in a team of size 2-5.




Who is eligible to participate?


This competition is open to all students and professionals. One person cannot be a member of more than one team. It’s open to all! And by all we really mean all - Coders, Developers, Designers, Programmers, Product Managers, Startups!




When and where can I apply?


Application deadline is 30th November at 11:55 PM.

All you have to do is sign up here and register for the Razorpay FTX Hackathon to get started!

P.S. Remember to team up in groups of 2-5 by this date to ensure you are eligible to participate in the hackathon!




Is making a team compulsory?


Yes, you have to register in a team of 2-5. Participants not in a team after signups close will not be accepted for the hackathon




I have more questions...


Join us on the #help channel on Discord if you have any further questions. https://discord.gg/Bgksux9M9c




How do I get updates?


Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/Bgksux9M9c and check the #announcements channel.




What is the format of the hackathon?


This will be an online hackathon. The winning presentations will be live streamed.




I am not a student, can I particpate?


Yes. Our Eligibility Criterion has an extremely low bar for allowing maximal participation.




Can I discuss ideas and collaborate publicly?


Yes. Feel free to discuss, solicit ideas, seek collaborations, and build teams however you want.





See you inside

All hackathon participants must abide by the Hackathon Code of Conduct, the Razorpay Terms and Conditions, and the Newton School Terms and Conditions. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

 

Any personal data collected during the hackathon will be used as per Razorpay’s Privacy Policy.