G20 TechSprint

The G20 TechSprint is a global long-form hackathon series that the BIS Innovation Hub co-hosts annually with the G20 Presidencies to highlight the potential for new technologies to resolve common challenges and focal priorities of the global regulatory and central banking community.

G20 TechSprint

  • The first edition was held in 2020 with the Saudi G20 Presidency and focused on showcasing the potential for new innovative technologies to resolve operational problems in the areas of regulatory compliance (regtech) and supervision (suptech). It was implemented with the support of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, the Financial Stability Board, API Exchange (APIX), and Regtech for Regulators Accelerator (R2A).

    Details on the three problem statements posed in the G20 TechSprint 2020 hackathon and the annoucement of the three winning firms can be found on our page.

  • The second edition was held in 2021 with the Italian G20 Presidency and the Bank of Italy and focused on showcasing the potential for new innovative technologies to address challenges in green and sustainable finance. It was implemented with the support of Codemotion and IBM cloud and Climate Risk Services (CRS).

    Details on the three problem statements posed in the G20 TechSprint 2021 hackathon and competition details can be found on our page or at www.techsprint2021.it.  

  • The third and 2022 TechSprint will be officially launched with Bank Indonesia on 25 April and will focus on solving technology challenges related to wholesale and retail central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

    More information can be found on our G20 TechSprint 2022 page or at www.G20techsprint.id .