Societe Generale

OPENS AT: Oct 15, 2016, 09:30 PM

CLOSES AT: Oct 28, 2016, 04:35 AM

DURATION: 8 days 16h

BrainWaves - Machine Learning

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Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) is hosting the third edition of its annual hackathon, Brainwaves, on November 12th and 13th. The event is aimed at bringing together some of the brightest minds together for a 30-hour build session. The theme for the event will be “Machine Learning.”

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The last date for registering is the 19th of October.


There are great prizes to be won

1st Prize

INR 3,50,000 

2nd Prize

INR 2,50,000 

3rd Prize

INR 1,00,000 


Brainwaves 2019
After four successful editions, Brainwaves 2019 opens its doors to the top technology talent in the country during its fifth edition. The annual flagship hackathon, Brainwaves, presents a platform for coders to ideate, collaborate, learn, create and test solutions. Spread across three themes of Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Full Stack, this edition of the hackathon reiterates the futuristic work Societe Generale carries out in the world of emerging technologies. The 30-hour build challenge will provide shortlisted participants the unique opportunity to test their solutions against real-world banking problems.

Sign-up for the much-awaited hackathon which has benefitted hundreds of coders through a rich learning experience, practical test environments, hiring opportunities to work with the leading technology experts in India and attractive prize money. Register and participate in the online hackathon to qualify for the offline edition of the hackathon.

About Societe Generale Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients committed to the positive transformations of the society and the economy. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions.

Set up in 2000, Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), a 100% owned subsidiary of Societe Generale has over 7500 + employees across its Bangalore and Chennai facilities in India. The subsidiary is focused on Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, Business Process Management, and Knowledge Process Management services to Societe Generale’s business lines across the world with a focus on an outcome-based business approach. Societe Generale is committed to anticipating and serving the fast-changing customer demands. The organization integrates all the potential avenues offered by digital, accelerating the adoption of emerging technologies in a spirit of open collaboration, in order to provide new client experiences, and process efficiencies. The global talent pool provides access to a large network of skills and resources that can be deployed both locally or through a service model.

Societe Generale places innovation, digital technology, and Corporate Social Responsibility, at the heart of the activities to continuously, enhance the client experience, offer a platform for continuous employee growth, advance the economy and contribute towards mutual development. Acclaimed as one of the best places to work, Societe Generale promotes a work culture that nurtures collaboration, self-assessment, learning, open communication, team diversity, and inclusion. The organization ensures equal recognition and opportunities for all employees, regardless of their country of origin, gender, age, orientation, culture or profile.

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  1. Your output will be evaluated only for 50% of the test data while the contest is running. Once the contest is over, output for the remaining 50% of the data will be evalua...


Q) Whats the maximum team size i can have?
Your Team can consist a maximum of 3 team members or you can participate in the event individually as well.

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