HKUST X FORMS Fintech Mentorship Program - Open for Registration
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11:45am - 11:59pm
Online

We are partnering with Forms Syntron for the latest Fintech Mentorship Program for students to gain hands-on, practical fintech research experience with the guidance from industrial experts. Students will work in small groups to come up with project deliverables. Please refer to the details below.

Topics:

  1. Blockchain and Tokenomics in Hong Kong (open to UG students)
    Period: 19 Oct – 6 Nov (3 Weeks)
    Deliverables: Whitepaper (technical / non-technical) / prototype (dApp, smart contract)
    Project scope:
  • Research major blockchain players and tokenomics implementation in HK
  • Research trends of tokenomics (ICOs, IEOs, STOs, etc.)
  • Research variations and possibilities of token usages (e.g. token with embedded legal, lending, or other innovative usages)

    Basic knowledge / preferred skillsets:
  • Basic knowledge of blockchain and tokenomics
  • Experience in at least one programming language (e.g. Javascript, Python, Java, C++, etc)
  • Experience in smart contract development is highly appreciated
  • Experience in frontend development would be a plus
  • Experience in crypto investment (e.g. Buying Bitcoin) would be a plus
  1. Corporate Internet Banking (CIB) services market survey and analysis (open to UG students)
    Period: 19 Oct – 13 Nov (4 Weeks)
    Deliverables: Whitepaper (technical / non-technical)
    Project scope:
  • Research CIB markets on HK, China, and/or SE Asia
  • Research trends of CIB
  • Conduct CIB solution provider analysis

    Basic knowledge / preferred skillsets:
  • Basic knowledge of General Banking Service Offerings to SME/corporate businesses
  1. Stablecoin Implementations and DCEP's impact on Hong Kong (open to PG students)
    Period: 19 Oct – 13 Nov (4 Weeks)
    Deliverables: Whitepaper (technical / non-technical) / Prototype (any)
    Project scope:
  • Research stablecoin implementations (e.g. public blockchains, central bank pilots, DCEP)
  • Research impacts DCEP may bring to HK (e.g. on existing FIs, startups, mobile wallet providers, and digital payments industry, etc.)
  • Research opportunities DCEP may bring to HK (e.g. new business and payment models, digital currency zones, programmable money, etc.)

    Basic knowledge/ preferred skillsets:
  • Basic knowledge of blockchain and digital currencies

Application Method

Interested students should complete the application form by 25 September 2020Kindly note that you will need to upload your CV and transcript via the application form.

When
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Time
11:45am - 11:59pm
Where
Online
Language
English
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UG students
PG students
Organizer
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