Hackathon Program

Solve trending FinTech challenges and get a chance to be incubated in QFTH incubation program.

FinTech Challenge Enthusiasts

Hackathon Challenges

Challenge 1

Driving digital payments, merchant acceptance and credit

FinTech can innovate on leveraging emerging technologies to enable effective and efficient digital onboarding, issuance, acceptance, and lending to drive financial inclusion.

Challenge 2

Digitally transforming B2B payments value chain

FinTechs can innovate on digitizing account payables, receivables, point-of-sales lending, working capital loans and supply chain financing for various sectors.

Challenge 3

Enabling intuitive and frictionless cross-border payments

FinTech can innovate on cost-effective and friction-less solutions for cross-border remittances and payments.

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3 Winning teams will get a chance get incubated in QFTH incubation programs.

Program Timeline

Application Portal Opens
10th June, 2020
Register Your Idea
10th July, 2020
Idea Selection
13th July, 2020
Ask Doubts
20-22nd July, 2020
Pitch Your Idea
23rd July, 2020
Announcement Of Winners
27th July, 2020

Program Timeline

Application Open
8th June 2020


Application Close
31st July 2020


Virtual Pitch Day
5th – 25th August 2020


Incubator Program Starts
13th September 2020

Demo Day
Mid-December 2020
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Why To Join The Program?

Emerge, Innovate, Accelerate

Take your FinTech idea to the next level! We’re looking for innovative entrepreneurs and FinTechs with an appetite to revolutionize financial services and make a global impact.

Focus Areas

Leveraging emerging technologies or co-innovating solutions for existing challenges in the following focus areas:

Payment Solutions

Regulatory Technology

Islamic Finance

Solution For SMEs

Ideal Launch Pads

Our FinTech Incubator Programs (currently virtual due to COVID-19) are the Ideal Launch Pads for Early-Stage and Matured FinTechs to scale up!

Business opportunities to collaborate with local and global financial institutions and industry players

Mentorship and networking opportunity with global FinTech leaders

Assistance in setting up a business in Qatar

Referral to the Qatar Central Bank Sandbox

Access to capital

Join Qatar Pavilion at Marquee Global FinTech events

Access to office space

Ideal Launch Pads

Our FinTech Incubator Programs (currently virtual due to COVID-19) are the ideal launch pads for early-stage and matured FinTechs to scale up!

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Willing To Build The Future Of FinTech?

We are looking for innovative global and local start-ups who want to take their FinTech idea to the next level.

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Willing To Build The Future Of FinTech?

We are looking for innovative global and local start-ups who want to take their FinTech idea to the next level.

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Upcoming Accelerator Program

The Accelerator is a 12 Weeks Program designed for Mature FinTechs looking for global expansion with a proven Product Market Fit. The program focuses on cultivating business collaborations between FinTech and QFTH partners including the Qatar FinTech taskforce via Proof-of Concepts.

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Upcoming Incubator Program

The Incubator is a 12 weeks program for budding entrepreneurs and early-stage FinTechs with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) who want to transform their prototype into a sellable product, build traction and raise funds.

Hackathon Program registration is now closed.
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