Intrum arranges second hackathon for financial well-being

For the second year in a row, Intrum arranges a hackathon to promote innovations for financial well-being among European consumers. The hackathon will take place in Madrid on April 3-4, 2019.

The two day-event will have participants from universities, institutions, start-ups and SMEs. The objective is to identify innovation gaps within the field of personal finance and financial education, and to develop solutions to these challenges.

- Intrum is Europe’s largest company within credit management services. This gives us the opportunity and responsibility to set new standards and introduce innovations to our industry. With this hackathon, we encourage everyone who wants to contribute to a sound economy through data to join us for two days filled with creativity and a solutions-driven atmosphere, said Louise Karlander, Digital Product Manager Intrum.

Intrum and its partners will provide data and mentorship throughout the hackathon as support. The initial brief will be provided by top speakers from the industry, sharing insights into trends and tendencies within the personal finance field.

Each team will pitch their final solution to the panel of fintech, customer experience and behavioural science experts. There will be awards for the top 3 solutions and the winning team will have the opportunity to develop its solution together with Intrum.

Intrumhack 2019 will be arranged together with several partner companies, whereof Banco Sabadell, one of Spain’s largest bank, will be the key partner.

- We strongly believe that the integration of third party products and services will provide new tools in the bank’s platform to enable clients and users to manage their finances more efficiently and achieve financial well-being. All the teams involved will have the opportunity to design innovative solutions that will allow clients to operate within the new competitive and regulatory framework known as “OpenBanking”, mentions Alfonso Ayuso, Chief Innovation Officer of Banco Sabadell.

Partners of Intrumhack 2019

  • Banco Sabadell
  • Mulesoft
  • WeWork

About Intrumhack

Intrumhack 2019 will take place in Madrid, April 3 -4, at WeWork (Paseo de la Castellana 77, 280 46 Madrid). Intrumhack is open for students, start-up communities and established organizations. We welcome diverse backgrounds and skills, e.g. data science, coding, behavioural science, user experience, design and finance. The winning team will achieve a check of 5 000 euros and the potential to turn their idea into an actual product or service together with Intrum.
https://www.intrum.com/hackathon/ 

For further information, please contact:

Louise Karlander, Digital Product Manager
+46 73 633 32 83
louise.karlander@intrum.com

Intrum is the industry-leading provider of Credit Management Services with a presence in 24 markets in Europe. Intrum helps companies prosper by offering solutions designed to improve cash flows and long-term profitability and by caring for their customers. To ensure that individuals and companies get the support they need to become free from debt is one important part of the company’s mission. Intrum has more than 9,000 dedicated and empathetic professionals who serve around 80,000 companies across Europe. In 2018, revenues amounted to SEK 13.4 billion. Intrum is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and the Intrum share is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For further information, please visit www.intrum.com.

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Intrum is the industry-leading provider of Credit Management Services with a presence in 24 markets in Europe. Intrum helps companies prosper by offering solutions designed to improve cash flows and long-term profitability and by caring for their customers. To ensure that individuals and companies get the support they need to become free from debt is one important part of the company’s mission. Intrum has more than 9, 000 dedicated professionals who serve about 80,000 companies across Europe. In 2018, revenues amounted to SEK 13.4 billion. Intrum is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and the Intrum share is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For further information, please visit www.intrum.com.

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