27th – 29th August 2018

in Frankfurt

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When & Where?








Prize money

Overall 15.000€ are waiting for the winning teams!


27th – 29th August 2018



Platz der Einheit 2

60327 Frankfurt am Main

Please note: The Final Pitches on 29th August will be held at Kap Europa, which is very close to TechQuartier.

Event Schedule

Monday, 27th August 
4.30 p.m.: Registration
5.00 p.m.: Start, Welcome speech, Introduction of APIs
7.00 p.m.: Networking
Tuesday, 28th August 
8.00 a.m.: Breakfast
9.00 a.m.: Coding starts
1.00 p.m.: Lunch
3.00 p.m.: Coffee & Cake
5.00 p.m.: Present your idea & status
6.30 p.m.: Dinner
12.00 a.m.: Midnight snack
Code through the night!
Wednesday, 29th August 
TechQuartier & Kap Europa
8.00 a.m.: Breakfast
1.00 p.m.: Lunch
3.00 p.m.: Coding stops
4.00 p.m.: Registration for Final Pitches – at Kap Europa!
5.00 p.m.: Final Pitches as part of “Banking Summit” – at Kap Europa!
8.00 p.m.: Award ceremony
8.30 p.m.: Get together – at TechQuartier
Note: The schedule is subject to change. Please be aware that you can stay overnight during the night of 28th – 29th August, however, it will not be possible during the night of 27th – 28th August!

Our partner in Frankfurt

“Banking Summit”

Bankathon is partnerning with Handelsblatt conference “Banking Summit”. This event takes place on 29th and 30th August in the convention center Kap Europa, which is close to the Bankathon venue.

The conference’s topic is how banks can respond to major changes in the industry, among these are Brexit, AI and Blockchain. figo CEO André M. Bajorat will speak with selected Bankathon participants on stage during the conference.

Tracks & final pitches!


sponsored by apoBank

Nowadays there are many choices when it comes to investing – ‘too many’ some might say. in this track you can show new ways of making consumer’s investment decisions easier or how to simplify their portfolio management.


sponsored by Visa

How can you leverage APIs in order to enhance, or create a best-in-class customer experience with regard to payment in everyday life situations?



sponsored by verimi

Identity plays a growing role in services of all kinds. how can this be utilized in an increasingly connected world? Which ways are there to use, manage and secure identity with the help of APIs?


Online Banking

sponsored by figo

You believe your bank accounts should provide more functionality than transaction history and account balance? We at figo agree! Develop a new service based on your bank accounts and show where the future of banking is headed!

You want to see the teams’ results on 29th August? Then get your free ticket for the final pitches!