FIS Coders Compete Worldwide to Develop Newest FinTech Innovations

FIS hosted the final of its Hackathon 2016, a worldwide coding competition between FIS technologists, in Singapore with 13 finalist teams competing against each other for 48-hours, non-stop. Their goal was to develop the best use of blockchain technology to handle “smart contracts” – computer protocols that enforce or facilitate contracts. The competition winner was Foo-Tomatons, a team from Birmingham, Alabama, for developing a solution that leveraged blockchain techniques with four different types of smart contracts. Read more here.