Hack The Future Of Banking

Registrations closed. Build in progress.


Join DBS Bank, named the World’s Best Digital Bank by Euromoney (2018), in creating a better financial future for all. At the DBS Paradigm Shift virtual global hack, we are looking at revolutionary solutions to launch.

Registrations now closed. Build in progress by teams that have progressed to the next phase. Deadline for submitting prototypes is September 13, 2019.


WIN BIG: A total prize pool of US$100,000, Microsoft Azure credits worth US$36,000, Bang & Olufsen headphones (courtesy of Cloudera), and more!

  • JOBS - Get a chance to score a job at any of DBS Bank’s 6 offices in Asia. Simply express your interest when you sign up.
  • CREDITS - Free AWS credits for teams that progress to Phase 2 (prototyping).
  • EXPERTS - Ask our 50+ experts anything. We have 6 specialized forums on banking/finance, consumer trends, data, connectivity and more.
  • WEBINARS - Watch the webinars focusing on banking and tech, and ask the speakers questions live!
  • YOUR SOLUTION - See it come to life when it’s launched at DBS Bank.


Hack Phases

Phase 1: Ideation

Ends August 2

Submit ideas early to enjoy advanced progression to Phase 2 and extra AWS credits!

Phase 2: Prototyping

Ends September 13

Start building to bring your idea to life with a working prototype!

Phase 3: Final Pitch

September 28 - 29

Selected finalists will pitch to our panel of judges!

About DBS Bank Ltd

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, we have a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. Our "AA- " and "Aa1 " credit ratings are among the highest in the world. We have been recognised for our leadership globally, having been named “Bank of the Year – Global” by The Banker and “Best Bank in the World” by Global Finance. We are also at the forefront of leveraging technology to shape the future of banking and have been named "World’s Best Digital Bank " by Euromoney. In addition, we have been accorded the "Safest Bank in Asia " award by Global Finance for 10 consecutive years from 2009 to 2018.

Find out more about us!

World's Best
Digital Bank

Best Bank
in The World

Most Innovative Financial Institution in APAC