Capital One is hosting a family-focused hackathon with $50K up for grabs - Technical.ly DC

Access

Oct. 24, 2017 8:56 am

Capital One is hosting a family-focused hackathon with $50K up for grabs

The Code hackathon, held on Nov. 4-5, is seeking ways to improve a program that lets Capital One customers share credit cards with family members.

A hackathon at Open Data Day DC 2014.

(Photo courtesy of Open Data Day DC)

Capital One wants to brainstorm more ideas for its family finance program, where family members can share a credit card to improve communication and data use around the program. To do this, it plans to host the Code <FAM/> Hackathon on November 4-5, with plenty of family-friendly activities. The event will be held at the National Union Building.

The basic concept of Capital One’s family plan is that it allows each member to build credit, provides a chance to educate younger family members and also offers rewards at certain milestones. Capital One is challenging participants to come up with ways to enhance the education program, or more creatively distribute rewards. Another result could be coming with up with new ways to make the system easier to use. If participants come in with an idea, they can implement it themselves, or people who show up without an idea can join a team that might already have a plan.

The prizes for the event are $50,000 in total, with a $25,000 first place prize, a $15,000 second place prize and a $10,000 third place prize. Even if you don’t win one of the prize with three zeroes, you can get something out of the event by being one of the first 100 people to show up and getting a goodie bag. Not to mention that the event also offers massages, games like giant Jenga and cornhole and a late-night ice cream bar, along with other “gourmet food.”

If you would like to participate, all you need to do is register, bring a laptop and a sleeping bag.

Register for the event here
Companies: Capital One
-30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here

Advertisement

Aperiomics takes home $20,000 grand prize at 2018 Vinetta Project final

Insightin Health announces new partnership with Payspan

These 16 startups are pitching at TechBUZZ Fall 2018

SPONSORED

DC

Learn to lead digital transformation at Phorum 2019

Lanham, MD

2U

Business Intelligence Analyst

Apply Now
Lanham, MD

2U

Engineer II, Endpoint Systems

Apply Now
Lanham, MD

2U

Engineer II, Core Systems

Apply Now

Build something new and give back at DCFemTech’s Hack For Good

Tech Lady Hackathon is seeking two new leaders

Painting a picture of personal finance, without the monthly budget

SPONSORED

DC

LawIQ seeks to engineer answers for the energy industry

Washington DC

The Washington Post

Back End Developer/ Engineer – Arc Engineering

Apply Now
Washington, DC

The Washington Post

Sr. Full Stack Developer

Apply Now
Washington, D.C.

The Washington Post

Audio Engineer

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Dc

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!