BCA Blockchain Competition Partners with Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia

By Dhila Rizqia     Thursday, August 8 2019

The biggest bank in Southeast Asia, PT. BANK CENTRAL ASIA, Tbk (BCA) is back with blockchain technology innovation competition called FINHACKS 2019 #blockchainnovation. This year’s Finhacks is the result of BCA’s collaboration with Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia (Indonesian Blockchain Association) and Coinvestasi as official Media Partner.

Finhacks 2019 #blockchainnovation itself is a series of events around information technology (IT) held by BCA where IT practitioners gather, collaborate and innovate in creating innovative solutions in the financial sector, where in 2019 the theme raised was technology-based innovation blockchain.

“This year is special, Finhacks comes with the theme of Blockchainnovation, where BCA is the first bank in Indonesia to enter the domain of the blockchain ecosystem. The Finhacks event this time is expected to contribute to supporting the growth of the blockchain ecosystem in Indonesia through training and competition. Come join this prestigious competition in the IT field! “

BCA Vice President Director, Armand W Hartono

Finhacks 2019 #blockinnovation is a concrete manifestation of BCA’s attention to the development of the digital economy in Indonesia, especially in the financial industry in line with the rapid development of technology, especially blockchain technology. At this year’s Finhacks there were 3 categories that were contested, which relate to the main points of banking and financial inclusivity where blockchain technology can have positive impacts on.

This event invites all IT developers, blockchain enthusiasts, startups, students and professionals in Indonesia and Southeast Asia to participate in Finhacks 2019 #blockchainnovation WITHOUT ANY FEES.

Prospective participants can register as Individual Participants or Team Participants (consisting of a maximum of 5 people). In one team (if there are foreign citizens who participate) only a maximum of 1 (one) foreign citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Indonesia and is living in the Southeast Asian region is permitted.

“A-B-I is happy to collaborate and fully support the implementation of Finhacks 2019 #blockchainnovation. We highly encourage all blockchain enthusiasts, developers, and those who want to learn more about blockchain to participate in Finhacks 2019 #blockchainnovation”

The Chairperson of Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia, M. Deivito Dunggio

The series of activities at BCA FINHACKS 2019 #blockchainnovation consists of

1. Registration;

2. Submit Ideas. There are 3 (three) categories of the implementation of the blockchain that will be competed

  • Interbank Settlements and Payments
  • Identity Management
  • Financial Inclusion

3. Roadshows in 4 different cities:

  • Jakarta, August 24th, 2019
  • Surabaya, August 31st 2019;
  • Bali, September 7th 2019;
  • Yogyakarta, September 14th 2019;

4. Idea Selection;

5. Prototype Development;

6. Demo Day.

Demo Day is the final round of the entire series of the event where 15 Finalists will compete for a total prize of 520 Million Rupiah. 15 Finalists will present their innovation ideas and demonstrate prototypes that have been made. In addition, each Finalist will be given a showcase booth to showcase their work and will be given a value by the jury and visitors present.

If you have an out-of-the box idea to implement blockchain technology into Interbank Settlements and Payments, Identity Management, or Financial Inclusion, this is your time to shine! Register to the most awaited BCA blockchain innovation technology competition and submit your brilliant idea on finhacks.id

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  • What are the categories that will be competed at BCA Finhacks 2019?

    Interbank Settlements and Payments, Identity Management, and Financial Inclusion

  • how to register to BCA Finhacks 2019?

    Register yourself and your team on Finhacks 2019 #blockchainnovation official website : finhacks.id BCA Finhacks 2019 does not charge for anything.

  • Who are eligible to register as participants at BCA Finhacks 2019?

    Registration is open for Indonesian citizens and foreigners residing in Southeast Asia. Can register as individuals or teams of up to 5 members with a maximum of 1 foreign citizen.

  • When and where will BCA Finhacks 2019 roadshow be held?

    Jakarta, August 24th 2019; Surabaya, August 31st 2019; Bali, September 7th 2019; dan Yogyakarta, September 14 th 2019.