August 31 - September 1, 2018

We're building the clean alternative to traditional banking. We want to shock the suits, shake up their briefcases and make money a f*cking awesome experience. Help us make it happen!

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Get the chance to build the next great thing that people need in order to have an awesome experience with money. We'll give you our API - you give us WOW. Simple as that.

There will be two categories to compete in - or in true bunq style you go for it all.

the wow of the night

After 24 hours of getting sh*t done, the team with the most awesome and radical idea will become the bunq hackathon winner.

crowdfund your magic

Win the crowd! Promote your awesome idea and collect votes through your own bunq.me page.


the wow prize

You and your team get a bunq group account with €2500 to go bananas with.

the crowdfunding prize

You and your team get a shared bunq Mastercard with €500 in credit.


who can attend?

Anyone with an awesome idea who knows how to translate it into beautiful code. Please provide your resume in the application so we can get to know you better!

how big can each team be?

Each team can be a maximum of four members.

what's the time schedule?

The event will start with welcome drinks at 19:00 on the 31st of August. Then it will continue on to the 1st of September, where the winners will be announced at approximately 23:00. A more detailed program will be handed out at the event itself.

what if i get hungry or tired?

No worries! We'll provide you with dinner, breakfast, lunch as well as plenty of snacks and drinks to keep you going. There will also be a space where you can rest your eyes.

will my travel expenses be paid?

We do not pay travel expenses. However, our office is located close to the Sloterdijk train and tram station so it's easy to find us by public transportation.

what do i need to bring?

You only need to bring your computer, charger(s) and maybe a toothbrush. We'll give you the full scope of the challenge when you're here.

will the API have third party access?

Yes, with update 8 we introduced OAuth. Which allows third party access to user data in a simple, safe and standard method from web, mobile and desktop applications.

still have questions?

Always feel free to reach out to bunqhackathon@bunq.com.


Make sure you get your spot for the very first bunq hackathon.

It will be an experience unlike any other.

August 31 - September 1, 2018
@ bunq HQ, Amsterdam


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