In tandem with the Fintech 2025 strategy, the vision of the Fintech Olympiad (FTOL) is to bridge the gap between academia and industry for students to deeply understand the fundamentals of fintech and how to apply those principles in practical settings, so that the fair and efficient financial services may benefit the people and economy of Hong Kong.
It aims to promote and support the development and education of fintech across all industries. Primarily working with the current and recent university students in the districts of Great Bay Area (GBA) such as Hong Kong, Macao, and Shenzhen, providing education to students and spreading the knowledge of fintech.
The Fintech Olympiad (FTOL) provides a series of training to the participants on deciding solutions with applying fintech for students to delve deeper into the fintech world, giving them an amazing opportunity to explore their knowledge and put them into applications for the real world. They also get to :
Understand concepts of fintech and try to apply the technique of fintech in solving real-life problem.
Taste of real world’s business style pitch, in charge of project progress and delegation, break the stereotype that all must have an equal share of every type of work like a school project.
Promote unique products in a professional way with skilled mind
Receive a taste of the communication in the working environment and preparing for their future career path.
- The Fintech Olympiad 2022 (FTOL) is a competition for all tertiary-level students studying in the Greater Bay Area (including the two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao, and the nine municipalities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing in Guangdong Province).
- Current College or University Students
- Recent College or University Students
- No age limit
- Projects are submitted by teams of one (1) to six (6) eligible students.
- The project must be related to financial technology
- More on eligibility
All participants of any event affiliated with the Fintech Olympiad are to register for the Fintech Olympiad 2022 via form or email. Students may begin their projects when their registration is submitted.