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The objective of PolyFinTech100 API Hackathon is to nurture FinTech talent to meet the rapidly changing needs of the financial services sector. We invite students from the 5 local polytechnics to propose ideas and develop FinTech prototypes to address real world problem statements. Category Champions will get to showcase their ideas at the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) 2023.

The Grand Finals for PolyFinTech100 API Hackathon will be held at Singapore Fintech Festival 2023 Talent Stage, Singapore EXPO Hall 6 on Thu 16 Nov | 12:00 PM – 2:00PM.


Deadline: 12 May 2023
You can form a team of up to 7 members from the same Polytechnic.
Register and indicate your TOP 3 preferred categories.

Kick-off Event

28 Apr, 4pm – 5pm
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Welcome Address
Mr William Lim, Director, School of Business and Accountancy, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Sharing by The Sandbox
Ms Tan Ching Ching, Director, The Sandbox, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Sharing by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
Mr Damien Pang, Deputy Chief FinTech Officer, MAS
Sharing by 2022 Hackathon Grand Champion
Team Fleur
Overview of 2023 Hackathon, Sponsors and Categories

Category Finals

29 Jul, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
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Grand Finals Results

After the Category Finals, the 5 Category Champions met again on 16 November 2023 to compete for Grand Champion.
The grand final was held in Singapore Fintech Festival 2023 Talent Stage at Singapore Expo Hall 6.

Grand Champion

Team Rare Fleur Industries Pte. Ltd. emerged as the Grand Champion.
They are from the RegTech Category sponsored by PayPalCongratulations!

1st Runner-up

rm -rf* from the Generative AI Category
sponsored by Singelife. Congratulations!

2nd Runner-up

Harvest Inc. from the Tokenisation for Real-World Assets
sponsored by Klaytn. Congratulations!

Checkout our Grand Finals video!

Grand Finals Details

Singapore Fintech Festival 2023 Talent Stage, Singapore EXPO Hall 6
16 Nov 2023, 12.00pm - 2.30pm
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Category Finals Results

Category Champions

Congratulations to the five teams! Each team is awarded S$2,500 cash.

Decentralised Finance

Team EFT
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Soong Yu Jie Vernon, Lim Yi Xuan, Heng Zeng Xiang, Darren Siau Yi Wei, Pang Yi Xian, Wong Shi Hui Crystal, Ms Paulyn Leong (Coach)

Tokenisation for Real-World Assets

Harvest Inc
Singapore Polytechnic

Ezer Daniel Ben Simon, Hayden Chooi Kai Feng, Lim Wee En Seth, Vaghen Chua, Mr Mark Johnson (Coach)


Team Rare Fleur Industries Pte. Ltd.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Alvis Oh Jun Kai, Ethan Choo Ruiheng, Ricky Soo Choon Kiat, Jeft Tay Qi Wen, Shalin Surya Kalaiselvan, Ms Jenny Hong (Coach)


Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Noah Tan Kah An, Aloysius Ling Jiajun, Wu Jiaxin Jenny, Matthew Low Zhi Yan, Adora Goh Shao Qi, Erica Chin Yuen Ling, Lim Xuan En, Mr Dickson Lim (Coach)

Generative AI

rm -rf *
Singapore Polytechnic

Kaleb Nim, Soh Hong Yu, Chong Zhi Sheng, Lee Wei Jie Thaddeus, Mr Kenneth Tan (Coach)

Category Runners-Up

Congratulations to the five teams! Each team is awarded S$1,000 cash.

Decentralised Finance

Temasek Polytechnic

Wong Jia Xuan Mabel, Angelique Tan, Nur Shamim Binte Mohamed Nazri, Khng Si Min Louisa, Jolene Tan Jia Hui, Mr Wong Nee Tat (Coach)

Tokenisation for Real-World Assets

Kai Brothers
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Keryel Khng Kai Le, Ng E Kai, Mr Zen Low (Coach)


Ngee Ann boleh
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ethan Liew, Tran huy minh, Javier koh,Ayrton, Kok kai, Mr Toh Ser Chye (Coach)


FinTechstic 4
Republic Polytechnic

Faith Teo Hwee Ru, Jael Tay Gek Teng,  Leo Cheong An Ting, Tay Ding Yuan, Ms Magdalene Lim (Coach)

Generative AI

Republic Polytechnic

Phun Le Xin, Tan Wee Han, Tan Yu Xiang, Mr Frankie Cha (Coach)

Category Merits

To the five teams, job well done! Each team is awarded S$200 cash.

Decentralised Finance

Eleventh Hour
Singapore Polytechnic

Danish Bin Said,Horiguchi Kento, Wu Yixuan, Ainsley Chan En Ting, Nur Eiliyah Binte Mohammad Yusri, Mr Mark Johnson (Coach)

Tokenisation for Real-World Assets

Geok Bee Roast Meats
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Lim Ern Yan Enoch, Aegina Tay Jia En, Andrew Lua Wei Xiong, Chan Yu Wan Melissa, Mr Dickson Lim (Coach)


Three Musketeers
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Chun Lee Kin, Samuel Lim En Yao,Loh Jun Jie,  Mr Dickson Lim (Coach)


Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Celeste Priya Ezekiel, Ling Hsih You, Maximus Tan ZhiJie, Chloe Kee, Andrea Giam Zhi Yi, Chen Le Han Megan, Mr Dickson Lim (Coach)

Generative AI

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Tang Yan Ling, New Ren Teng Michelle, Qi Sheng Joel Chia, Kally Chong Sin Yi, Leong Zhao Kiat Varen, Heng Xiao Ting, Mr Dickson Lim (Coach)

* Awardees are not in order of appearance.

Checkout our Category Finals video!


28 Apr 2023

Hackathon Kickoff – Open for Registration

12 May 2023

Close of Registration

30 Jun 2023

Category Finalists Shortlisting

8 Jul 2023

Sponsor Clinic Sessions for all Category Finalists

24 to 28 Jul 2023

Learning Journey to Sponsors' Companies

29 Jul 2023

Category Finals in Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Live Streaming from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

16 Nov 2023

Grand Finals at Singapore Fintech FestivalDetails

Hackathon Categories


Tokenization for Real-World Assets






Generative AI





1st RUNNER UP (S$2,500.00)


2nd RUNNER UP (S$1,500.00)



CHAMPION (S$2,500.00)


RUNNER-UP (S$1,000.00)


MERIT (S$200.00)

One champion from each category will advance to the Grand Finals to compete for the additional prizes on top of the category winnings.

Judging Criteria

Your solution will be judged based on these six criteria

Investment Required
• How feasible and do you foresee a good future for adoption?
Originality & Creativity
• How creative was the team in developing a unique/innovative solution?
• Ability to clearly articulate the desired functions and ideas and outcomes of the project
• Ability for team to reach a conclusion on the viability of the project
Time frame (Time to market)
• How realistic are the timelines to bring product to market?
Needs for target segment
• Does it create an impact to the proposed target segment?

FinTech 101 course

This course is developed by Singapore FinTech Youth Chapter (SFYC) in conjunction with the Talent Pavilion with the aim to demystify FinTech and enable learners to grasp the key concepts on FinTech easily.


Check out more about the polytechnics participating this year!

Organiser & Sponsors

Grand Sponsor
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