Programmers, creatives and fintechs faced the current challenges of digitalization and over three days sought to find cross-sector approaches to the banking of the future.


We continue to develop AHOI even further at the annual Symbioticon. AHOI can be used by the individual developer teams as an API to build solutions for the hackathon.


Die Symbioticon 2019 findet vom 4.–6. November unter dem Motto #beyondtomorrow in Hamburg statt – der Hackathon der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe

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Symbioticon 2018

Twelve API partners from the mobility, insurance or communications industries – including tech companies like Google, Amazon and IBM – helped the 36 teams with their thought processes during their 30-hour coding event.


Symbioticon 2018

  • 3 hackathons since 2016
  • 250+ experts from IT, Sparkassen and fintechs
  • Jury of over 2,000 Sparkassen employees
  • Live broadcast to 62 locations
  • All winning ideas have found their way into the SFG

API & experience partners

Symbioticon 2018

  • Sponsors & Partners

    Symbioticon 2018

  • Team zUP

    1st place 2018

    The winner was the “zUp” team with its “Weltenbummler” (“globetrotter”) app idea, which is aimed specifically at Gen Z travelers. In addition to a development budget of 100,000 euros, the team also won a trip to Tel Aviv for German Tech Week.


    2nd place 2018

    Second place went to the “Konfuzio” team with an application for small and medium-sized companies. The app can intelligently identify receipts for employees’ expenses and settle them directly. They were also awarded an implementation budget worth 100,000 euros.

    Green Banana

    3rd place 2018

    Bronze went to the “Green Banana” team. Their developed idea was to persuade Generation Z to finance parties or even sustainable projects using paid playlists. They likewise received an implementation budget totaling 100,000 euros.

    AHOI - a product of the Sparkassen Innovation Hub