Ongoing Challenges

March 05, 2019

Credit Suisse Innovation Challenge

NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups, in association with Credit Suisse is organizing an Innovation Challenge through NASSCOM Industry Partnership Program (NIPP), that invites Technology Experts to have a critical and unbiased view of the business problems presented based on your areas of interest. The challenge presents an opportunity for you to analyze and develop insights driven strategies that can improve Business and Technology operations, and to share an “outside-in” perspective, insights and great ideas that aims to help Credit Suisse in addressing the problem statements.

To read about the presented problem statements, CLICK HERE And, click here to APPLY NOW

Participants are encouraged to take a holistic view of the presented problem statements to unlock greater value through either of the following:

1) Ready-to-use solutions that can be tweaked to address the situation, 2) Build ML and AI based solutions 3) Just share exploratory analysis, rich visualization, and predictive models 4) Ideas in the form of an architecture design!

What you stand to gain:

1) Chance to setup a booth and showcase your solution to Credit Suisse leadership at their Pune facility on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2) Opportunity for a paid PoC with Credit Suisse (subject to due diligence by team of experts and commercial proposal) 3) Be felicitated by the Credit Suisse Management team at an event in Pune and network with their team

Event timeline:

> Last date to submit applications online- Sunday, February 10, 2019 > Announcement of 1st shortlist, by mail to participants- between February 7-10, 2019 > Evaluation process- between February 8 to 21, 2019 > Announcement of winners invited for felicitation in Pune- Thursday, February 21, 2019 >Winners' felicitation and solution showcase at Credit Suisse event in Pune- Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Past Challenges

January 27, 2019

Brainwaves 2019

After four successful editions, Brainwaves 2019 opens its doors to the top technology talent in the country during its fifth edition. The annual flagship hackathon, Brainwaves, presents a platform for coders to ideate, collaborate, learn, create and test solutions. Spread across three themes of Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Full Stack, this edition of the hackathon reiterates the futuristic work Societe Generale carries out in the world of emerging technologies. The 30-hour build challenge will provide shortlisted participants the unique opportunity to test their solutions against real-world banking problems.

Sign-up for the much-awaited hackathon which has benefitted hundreds of coders through a rich learning experience, practical test environments, hiring opportunities to work with the leading technology experts in India and attractive prize money.

Register and participate in the online hackathon to qualify for the offline edition of the hackathon.

Click the relevant link to sign-up now & participate :

Click here to apply for Cyber Security

Click here to apply for Full Stack

Click here to apply for Machine Learning

December 10, 2018

Fidelity Investments Data Challenge

Fidelity Investments Data Challenge

Inviting Data Experts to take a critical and unbiased look at Fidelity’s datasets and areas of interest and share an “outside-in” perspective, insights and great ideas. Analyze and develop insights driven strategies that can improve our Business and Technology operations.

Datasets are made available in the following themes: 1. IT Services Disruption 2. Exception Management 3. Cyber Threat Detection 4. Crypto-currency as an Investment solution Use this data in best possible way to unlock greater value either through exploratory analysis, rich visualization, predictive models or even ground-breaking ideas!!

Why participate The event is open for Startups who are looking: - To apply creativity and demonstrate story-telling skills through Data - To unearth hidden insights from the data - To showcase Analytics capability or Solutions which can solve large scale business problems - To gain deep domain exposure from Fidelity Data Coaches

Prizes Grand Prize: INR 3,00,000 Runner Up 1: INR 1,50,000 Runner Up 2: INR 50,000

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July 29, 2018

LTI Blockchain Challenge

Title: Blockchain & GDPR Compliance Overview: Blockchain based transaction platform for P2P lending which is compliant with the recent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations, implemented in the European Union (EU), supporting modification and deletion of user specific data on a blockchain. Read More...

Title: Real Time Certificate Verification Platform on Blockchain Overview: Blockchain based platform for storing digital certifications and real time analysis for document verification and fraud detection with analytical capabilities. Read More...

In case of any queries, please write to: nipp@nasscom.in

July 28, 2018

NIPP Blockchain Challenge

Blockchain is here to stay. On the flip-side, Blockchain Technology is being termed as a “solution looking for a problem”. There is a wide gap between what Blockchain Developers/ Start-ups are working on, and what Corporates are looking for. The NIPP Blockchain Hackathon, supported by 10,000 Startups, aims to bridge this gap between Start-ups/ Developers and Large Corporates. The event will also pave the way towards building a comprehensive blockchain forum for enterprises, start-ups, developers, experts, and enthusiasts to come together and explore new opportunities for ideation and collaboration. _ Please click on Apply Now for more information.

June 22, 2018

Catalyst - Powered by Societe Generale

Catalyst is an innovative platform that lends best minds, data and infrastructure to mentor start-ups.

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Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) announces the 2018 edition of Catalyst and calls for Fintech, Technology start-ups and Universities to take part in the digital transformation of the banking industry. Catalyst, a 10-week accelerator program, aims at connecting innovation experts and enterprise-relevant technology startups with Societe Generale business leaders, to deliver actionable solutions and insightful research, in areas of strategic interest to the banking industry. Hosted at SG GSC premises, from the 22nd June, the 2018 edition of Catalyst will provide participants with over 250 global business cases, spanning 16 countries. A collaborative platform, Catalyst will provide participants with the required operational skillsets, infrastructure and application to test, iterate and scale their products on real business scenarios and data volumes.