A Hackathon Designed by Women, for Women, to Solve the Gender Gap

11th & 12th April 2018, Berlin

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About

Why attend?

Texx Factor wants to engage the participants to create tech solutions for women – made by women – to close the gender gap on various levels. 


Whether you enjoy coding together in a team and would like to get advice from our coaches or you are already a tech guru and would like to work on this very special solution during the hackathon, you can get creative and enjoy this special atmosphere at our female hackathon.


We have a dedicated jury of financial leaders and great opportunities for networking at our award ceremony dinner.

Texx Factor is designed to bring together women with different skill sets in tech, product or entrepreneurship to have fun, network, code, prototype, design, and get advice from selected coaches together. We believe that women in Tech and Finance need more visibility, networking opportunities, and the chance to show new talents, possible career paths.

The Challenge

Topics like financial planning, investment opportunities and pension schemes are often neglected by women. Products are often made by men. There is a possibility of a gap.


Texx Factor wants to engage the participants to create tech solution for women – made by women – to close the gender gap on various levels. For this, Texx Factor provides a real interface with real customer insights and customer data: dbAPI.


Clients entrust banks with their data, so that they can benefit from innovative, individually tailored services that go beyond banking. With dbAPI, Deutsche Bank enables you to develop such services for nearly all areas of life, private and business alike, based on high-quality bank data.

Our Call

Create a technical solution that motivates women to deal with their financial situation during their individual phases of life (school, university, career start, kids, marriage, family, parental leave, retirement) and help shape it.

This hackathon gives you as women the opportunity and the platform to connect with experts of banks and FinTechs, and entrepreneurs. Take part in shaping the financial sector.

Prizes for the top 3 teams

  • € 3,000 prize money
  • 1 day @Deutsche_Bank_innovation_Lab
  • Finance Coaching by the experts of DVAG
  • A day ticket for code_n festival.
  • Finance Coaching by the experts of DVAG 
  • Half-day prototyping workshop by creative construction heroes, Berlin 
  • Finance Coaching by the experts of DVAG 
  • Half-day prototyping workshop by creative construction heroes, Berlin 

Leitha Matz

COO of the mobile financial coach Zuper, Leitha Matz is also a Berlin-based business technology mentor and cofounder of the "Mind The Gap" Meetup for women's financial betterment.

Zuper

COO

Marcus Aßmuth

Marcus Aßmuth holds a masters degreee in economics ("Diplom-Kaufmann") from the University of Cologne and also an „Executive Master of Business Administration“ in Financial Services from Vlerick University and University of St. Gallen. He started his career with an apprenticeship at a global insurance company and now has more than 20 years of experience in Financial Services.

Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG

Director Strategy and Business Development and Member of the Executive Board

Agnieszka Walorska

As one of the first studiVZ employees, Agnieszka fullfilled a leading role in the successful growth of the social network. She is author of publications and keynote speaker on Agile Management, Digital Innovation and Customer Experience. She has led several successful innovation and customer experience projects for energy companies, banks and media companies.

Creative Construction

Managing Director

Kirsten Oppenländer

Kirsten Oppenländer is responsible for digital solutions for commercial clients at Deutsche Bank. Together with her team, she develops individual solutions for commercial clients and Deutsche Bank employees. She has many years of experience in payments, management of operational activities and launched many new operating models. In the last years she acted as COO for IT departement in the retail sector and operations division in Germany as well as Chief of Staff for a board department.

Deutsche Bank, Managing Director

Innovation & Design Commercial Clients

Dr. Carolin Gabor

Dr. Carolin Gabor steers the strategic development and further growth of existing FinLeap Ventures. Prior to FinLeap, Carolin was CEO of TopTarif.de and autohaus24.de which were successfully exited. Carolin has ten years’ experience as a strategic consultant at BCG, especially in Financial Services, and is engaged in advocating female leadership in finance with the Fintech Ladies Europe initiative, strongly supported by FinLeap.


FinLeap

Managing Partner

The Jury

Program

09:30 - 24:00

Hackathon Program

11th April

Introduction to host, coaches and supporters.

Coding starts after lunch.

8:00-15:00

12th April

Coding continues, pitch coaches help you to prepare for the official pitch session

15:30

Pitch session, award ceremony and networking event

Who can participate?

Female individuals, female teams and female/male teams

Pitch & Networking Event

12th April

15:30

Registration

Who can join?

Everyone who is excited to learn about the ideas and solutions created by the hackathon teams can join.

16:00

Start of the event:
- Panel discussion with our jury members 

- Pitch competition 

- Award ceremony

- Networking dinner & drinks

You can participate in the hackaton as

We are open to all levels of experience, so if you are either a student, professional or simply interested in our challenge, feel free to apply.

Individual

You are a female developer or designer and enjoy developing innovative solutions to real business problems on real systems and/or interfaces. Then, register below and help us with our challenge

Team

You are female. You already have a team of designers, idea owners and/or developers and you have made it your mission to develop innovative solutions to real business problems on real systems and/or interfaces. Then, register below and help us with our challenge. We also welcome mixed male/female teams.

Event details

11th & 12th April 2018

DATE

H:32 - Coworking & Offices

Hardenbergstraße 32, 10623 Berlin

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ORGANIZERS

Sponsors

 Join us on our first female hackathon and create FinTech solutions to shape the financial sector.

Join us and create FinTech solutions for women - made by women

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