Playbook

Earn your extra points

Our Badges

We would like to additionally reward your special achievements during Symbioticon. For your hard work, you will receive awards during and at the end of the levels. Prove your skills in developing your ideas, interacting with the crowd and transparency of your results. Remember, 19 percent of the team evaluation is based on the badges. They can be the final decision when it comes to advancing to the next level.

#Participation

Anyone can participate in Symbioticon. We are happy to welcome you if you have a passion for development, design, user experience or if you are people with a business background as well as people generally interested in topics related to finance, banking and insurance.

Anyone can participate in Symbioticon. We are happy to welcome you if you have a passion for development, design, user experience or if you are people with a business background as well as people generally interested in topics related to finance, banking and insurance.

The official registration can only be done via www.symbioticon.de.

#Level

Only a limited number of teams per track will advance to the next level.

The top five teams per track will advance to level 2.

The best team per track goes to level 3.

#Voting

The ranking results from the composition of badges (for actions on the platform) and visitor voting. After each level there is also a jury evaluation.

The weighting: 50% jury, 25% visitor voting, 25% badges

#Jury and evaluation criteria

The jury will be different per level and track. In Level 1 + 2 the jury will be composed of experts from the respective track partner. In Level 3 there will be an overarching jury. The jury of the respective track in Level 1+2 will be announced on the track page in the course of the level.

The following criteria set by the jury in Level 1 are evaluated: Idea, Pitch, Fit to Track.

The following criteria will be evaluated by the jury in Level 2: User focus, progress in Level 2, feasibility.

#Fairplay

We want a highly competitive, exciting but very fair competition.

Sabotage of other teams leads to exclusion from the competition.

No ideas or content with insulting, radical right-wing or pornographic backgrounds are allowed on the platform.

#Track und Challenge

If specified, the given APIs and technologies of the track should be used if possible.

Only ideas and concepts which take into account the task or problem of the track will be evaluated.

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Symbioticon
2020

Symbioticon is the saving banks finance groups annual hackathon organised by the Sparkassen Innovation Hub (S-Hub). In recent years, the concept has already gone far beyond a pure developer competition. The fusion of Hackathon, conference and networking event brought together different interest groups. The teams created trend-setting product ideas for the Sparkasse of tomorrow - the best won highly remunerated prizes.

Star Finanz-Software
Entwicklung und Vertriebs GmbH

Grüner Deich 15
20097 Hamburg

+49 40 23728-0

hello@symbioticon.de
sparkassen-hub.com