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LFGhacks, the Lehigh FinTech Group (LFG) hackathon, is a business competition hosted by LFG & Def Hacks Inc. The event brings together some of the brightest minds to solve challenges at the crossroads of business and technology. No coding experience is required to compete!
You will face prompts relating to payments and data analytics by Citi Ventures, the global venture capital arm of Citi. You will have 36 hours to design a business and/or technological solution. The teams with the best solutions will win over $12,000 in prizes.
Register as an individual then meet your team at the event! You can plan a team out beforehand! (2-4 people per team)
You will have the opportunity to meet and collaborate with hundreds of bright students. Attendees hail from various universities, including University of Pennsylvania, NYU, and Columbia University.
It's completely free to enter! There will be t-shirts, club and sponsor swag, and even a video game tournament! In addition, our food sponsors will provide catering to the event!
There will also be educational workshops that participants can attend and learn from high-profile company executives. The event also incorporates fun activities like Speed Cup Stacking and a huge Super Smash Bros Tournament.
There will be several mentors provided by the different sectors of Citi Group who will be available to guide and assist Hackathon teams with their projects. Mentors will advise students both on the engineering and business elements of their deliverables.
This is an overnight event! Participants are encouraged to bring sleeping bags, tents, blow-up mattresses, etc. There will be a designated sleeping area. Lehigh students are welcome to return to their nearby home, or sleep in Building C.
Our co-host, Def Hacks, will organize bussing to and from NYC. Additionally, on-campus school bus transportation will be provided all weekend. Free parking spots are also available for all participants.