The UKs first quantitative finance machine learning hackathon led by students. Apply via

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Open to all university students, post-graduates, recent graduates and academics from any university.


Algothon 2018 in partnership with BlackRock is the main event of the 2018/19 academic year organised by the Imperial College Algorithmic Trading Society. We’re excited to bring you 24 hours of intense hacking, bringing 300 of the brightest minds together to produce incredible new financial technology.

The hackathon will be held in the offices of BlackRock, one of the most highly respected financial technology companies operating today. In addition to the main event, we’re delighted to offer several talks from field leading researchers in machine learning, as well as workshops to get you up to speed on some of the most exciting new technologies and practices in the field.

This will be an incredible hackathon, producing amazing new technologies, learning from some of the best minds in the machine learning field, and overall having a great time!

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- Over 18

- Any university or college

- Recent graduates, post graduates or academics

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 - Options such as CV are not required but will benefit the application.



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Judging Criteria

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