Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • Who is it for?

    University Students. All students from any major are welcome. Students will be required to present card upon admission.

    All other Game changers, Entrepreneurs, Developers, Basement Hackers, Bots that pass the Turing test are welcome starting on June 26th, 2017.

  • How much does it cost?

    Only HK$50 per hacker. Full amount will be donated to Société Générale charity partner – Hong Kong Rugby Union Community Foundation .

  • What will we provide?

    Good Wi-Fi, good food, an awesome swag bag, experienced mentors, and a comfortable place to work non-stop.

  • How big are the teams?

    Just right for agile work: up to 10 people.

  • What if I don't have a team?

    No problem! Part of the fun of a hackathon is meeting new, smart people. There will be plenty of time for everyone to meet each other and pick teams before the start of the actual hacking.

  • What should I bring?

    Valid photo ID for admission, your tools of the trade, chargers for those tools and whatever else you need to make it through alive!

  • Is there a code of conduct?

    Yes. Be nice to each other. :-)

  • What if I didn't get into the Workshop?

    We will prepare a recap for the workshop for all FinHACK register participants! This will be sent out by June 30, 2017.

  • Any more questions?

    Email Us at team@finhack.io in Chinese or English.

Prizes

  • Are there any rewards?

    YES, the winning team will win a HK$25,000 reward! Second place will get HK$15,000 and Third Place will get HK$10,000!

  • What if I don't win?

    Don't worry! Everyone wins at FinHACK! We have some amazing sponsors who will be providing great prizes for all attendees in your goodie bags!

Teams

  • What if my team is late or can't come on Friday?

    Don't worry, there is no force requirement the entire team has to be present the whole weekend! As long as all members check-in throughout the event then it is fine.