Winter Innovation Academy

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We've partnered with our colleagues in UB's Career Services to provide some upcoming opportunities in the FinTech space, starting with the FinTech Design Challenge January 11-15. Learn more below!


Technology has changed everything, and emerging industries like FinTech (financial technology) have skyrocketed. 🚀 But what is FinTech?

FinTech, or Financial Technology, “refers to the innovation and technology aimed at challenging traditional methods used in the financial services industry.” Source: FinTech Magazine

We’ve created a few events to help you explore the FinTech World.

Try Some FinTech Stuff:

FinTech Switch

Show off your skills to recruiters. FinTech Switch is a 7-week competition, where you’ll work either independently or build a team to design ways to solve a challenge the FinTech industry is facing. The winners of the competition will unlock a spot at an exclusive invite-only meetup with recruiters.

  1. Register in Bullseye powered by Handshake by January 19, 2021
  2. Review the challenges
  3. Build your team by January 26, 2021
  4. Start solving
  5. Get expert feedback
  6. Win a spot at the virtual FinTech Switch Meet-up

January 19, 2021 - March 5, 2021

Feedback Week:
February 8-12, 2021

Public Voting:
March 8-19, 2021

Switch Meet-up:
March 31, 2021