won the grand prize of FintecHack 2k17

Team Tech Devs from Department of Industrial Management won the grand prize of FintecHack 2k17, the financial hackthon which was held on 11th of November at Kaffaine labs.  The Hackathon was organised by Nations Trust Bank collaboration with Faculty of IT - University of Moratuwa and Sri Lanka Association for Artificial Intelligence (SLAAI).

Team Tech Devs has developed an online android bidding application “BIDME”, as an innovative solution to auctions which are being conducted by banking sectors to sell out the pawned items which are overdue. This mobile application will provide the platform for commercial sector to create auctions, and to have the articles to be displayed visually, providing the application users to bid for the articles according to their preferences. Along with that the system will notify the users about the upcoming auctions too. The main objective of this system is to make the bank auctioning available to all the citizens who are interested in, and to develop good customer banking relationship whilst promoting their banking services.

There were more than 150 teams participated in the competition out of which only 16 teams were considered to be the finalists. Kalpa Wijesooriya (team leader), Gimhana Kaldera, Benuka Withanage and Vihanga Gayantha from Level 2 represented the victorious Team Tech Devs.