Algothon 2019 @ BlackRock – Algorithmic Trading Hackathon

algothon 2019


Algothon 2019, the largest student-led Financial machine learning Hackathon in Europe, is returning this year in partnership with BlackRock on the 19-20th October!

Apply and find more information at:

What to expect:

  • Quandl’s premium core financial and alternative data
  • Cloud compute provided by Amazon Web Services
  • Financial Machine Learning and Deep Reinforcement Learning workshops
  • Talks from leading academics and BlackRock Researchers

Comfort throughout the event:

Hosted at BlackRock’s London office, fully catered, airbeds to sleep at night, travel reimbursed for UK attendees

and lots of swag.

A few prizes up for grabs:

  • iPad Pros & Apple Pencil
  • 4k monitors
  • Bose wireless noise-cancelling headphones
  • Extreme Dodgems
  • Coral TPUs Dev Boards
  • Google Nest Hubs
  • $7.5k AWS credits

Applications are now open and are being selected on a rolling basis. Welcoming applications from undergraduates, post-graduates, recent graduates and academics from any degree or university.

Apply directly here (Deadline October 14th at 6pm)