How does Fintech Olympiad promote digital and financial literacy?

How does Fintech Olympiad promote digital and financial literacy?
Sarthak Shingre January 29, 2024

How does Fintech Olympiad promote digital and financial literacy?

In the rapidly evolving world of finance, India has emerged as a fertile ground for innovation. With a booming fintech ecosystem, there is a need to nurture future leaders in this space. The India Fintech Forum launched the Fintech Olympiad in 2023, to promote financial and digital literacy. This Olympiad is much more than just a test of financial literacy, it’s a roadmap to learn, explore, get mentored. This platform exists for students to showcase their understanding of financial concepts and try to apply them in real life. The Olympiad prioritizes critical thinking, problem-solving, and creative ideation over memorizing facts! So, let’s get into the depth of how the fintech olympiad takes place.

Format of the Fintech Olympiad:

  • Regionals: Student who register, will appear for the Fintech Olympiad in their region of choice i.e. North, South, East, West, or Central region on college campuses which will be declared soon. If you want your college to host the event, reach out through the mail id mentioned at the end of this blog.
  • Grand Finale: The finalists will battle it out in a thrilling final round, presenting their innovative ideas and solutions to real-world financial challenges in front of industry experts and judges in Mumbai.

Why should you participate?

  • The Olympiad provides access to specially designed online learning modules that cover topics like fintech, blockchain, AI, and other cutting-edge technologies. 
  • Participation in the Olympiad itself sets students apart which also helps in  strengthening their resumes
  • Throughout the competition, students receive guidance from established figures in the fintech world. These mentors share their insights, offering invaluable networking opportunities and real-world experiences that accelerate learning beyond textbooks and classrooms.
  • The finalists get to be a part of IFTA, the largest fintech event in India. Here they stand a chance to win grand prizes, further elevating their profiles and career prospects. 

In conclusion, the Fintech Olympiad stands as a beacon of opportunity for students. It bridges the gap between academic knowledge and the practical realities of the fintech world. Fintech Olympiad promotes financial and digital literacy to students at an early age. It also is a catalyst for innovation, a platform for recognition, and ultimately, a stepping stone towards a future where young minds shape the contours of a financially inclusive and technologically driven India. 

So sign up for the the Fintech Olympiad here now!!