DCU Inter-University Innovation Contest

Contest Details

Do you have a big idea that could make a difference?
We want to hear your cutting-edge banking and financial innovations which could drive future success in the financial services industry.
Submit your idea by October 1st and participate. Teams can earn up to $2,500.
Review the Rules page for more information.

Possible focus areas include:

  • Advanced Technologies in FinTech
    • AI/Machine Learning
    • Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology
    • Big Data
  • Banking/Payments
    • Authentication / Biometrics
    • Contextual Banking (chat, voice, etc.)
    • Small Business Solutions
  • Financial Health & Wellness
    • Payday Lending Alternatives
    • Alternative Credit Scoring

What's in it for you?

  • Top Prize - $500 per team member
  • Second Place - $100 per team member
  • Third Place - $50 per team member

Participating Universities:

  • Babson College
  • Boston University
  • Boston College
  • Brandeis University
  • Emerson College
  • Harvard University
  • MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Northeastern University
  • Stonehill College
  • Suffolk University
  • Tufts University
  • UMASS Lowell
  • WPI - Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Are you up to the challenge?  We think you are!