Chicago Fin Tech Hackathon

The Capital One DevExchange is sponsoring a Hackathon featuring the Amazon Alexa team. On Saturday, March 25th, 2017, teams from all over Chicago will gather for an all-day workshop and hackathon in celebration of the new Capital One Café in Lincoln Park. Those who participate will gain firsthand access to Capital One’s API suite, known as DevExchange, and hands-on support from the Amazon Alexa team to build Alexa skills into new or existing applications. This rare opportunity is not intended for everyone; we’re looking for Fintech entrepreneurs, developers, designers and product manager who wish to leverage the latest APIs to disrupt the status quo. Here are the details:

What: Capital One DevExchange + Alexa Hackathon
Date: March 25th, 2017 – 8AM to 8PM
Location: Capital One Cafe Lincoln Park – 1538 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60610
Registration: https://www.modev.com/capitalone-devexchange-hackathon-chicago

If you are interested in Fin Tech, this would be a good event to go to.  Voice search, and voice commands are going to be the thing.  Much easier to talk, than type.  Hopefully less frustrating too.