ATEC Developer Creativity Challenge 2017

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What is ATEC Developer Creativity Challenge 2017
Originated from the online payment service Alipay, the Ant Financial Services Group is focused on serving small and micro enterprises, as well as consumers. ATEC (Ant Technology Ecosystem Conference) is organized by Ant Financial. Alipay Mini-program Hackathon is an important part of the conference and is created for Hackathon participants (as a team) to share their creative ideas on the Alipay Mini-program platform.
Ant Financial is dedicated to providing consumers and small businesses with safe and convenient inclusive financial services globally. To date, a wide range of digital financial services are provided by Ant Financial to over 520 million users in China and beyond, including Alipay, Ant Fortune, Zhima Credit, MYbank, Yu'e Bao, Ant Credit Pay (“Huabei”), Ant Cash Now (“Jiebei”), etc.

Creativity Challenge
Top 10 Hackathon teams will be invited to the Creativity Challenge on October 11-12 2017 (see details below) to pitch and showcase their proof of demo based on Alipay Mini-program.
The criteria will be?

Social & Commercial Value
User experience 

Why You Should Join Us

Make your idea come true in developing an impactful and useful mini-program on Alipay, the leader in online and mobile payments with 520 million users in China and beyond.

Take advantage of joining in the Challenge to learn more about Ant Financial’s products and services and the trends in the mobile payment in China.

"The Best Creative Idea Award" and "The Best Social Value Award" available with prizes each valued over 50,000 USD.

Networking! Networking! Networking!

Application Details

The Creativity Challenge is scheduled for October 11-12 2017 PST in San Francisco, California.

Registration for Creativity Challenge is open until September 22 PST.

The qualified finalist teams will be announced on September 28 PST.

Participants must compete on a team of 3-5 people. Relevant skills of software development, product design, data analysis and marketing are strongly recommended.

Basic knowledge of Alipay is not necessary but will be an advantage.

The goal of Creativity Challenge is for the teams to demonstrate creative works based on Alipay Mini-program. Your Prototype needs not be fully functional, but must somewhat work at the time presented to judges.


Two Awards: “The Best Creative Idea Award” and "The Best Social Value Award"

Each Award with prizes valued over 50,000 USD, include Cash Rewards - 10,000 USD

***Please note we only accept attendees who register as a team. Only one registration form is needed for each team.
Should you have any question, please contact [email protected]

Who is organizing ATEC 2017
Organizer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial Services Group is focused on serving small and micro enterprises, as well as consumers. With the vision "bring the world equal opportunities," Ant Financial is dedicated to building an open ecosystem of Internet thinking and technologies while working with other financial institutions to support the future financial needs of society.
Businesses operated by Ant Financial Services Group and its related companies include Alipay, Ant Fortune, Zhima Credit and MYbank.
For more information on Ant Financial, please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @AntFinancial.

Co-organizer: Synced
Synced is the industry’s most influential media entity that focuses on reporting machine intelligence and related technologies. Principled to produce professional, authoritative, and edifying content relating to the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics, neuroscience, and other forefront technologies, Synced is serving a professional audience of over 500,000.For more information on Synced, please visit our website at (Chinese) and (Global), or follow us on Twitter @Synced_Global.


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