Data science students are winning

On April 14-15, BZ WBK / Santander bank organized an open nationwide 26-hour hackaton bankITup at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology gathering 60 participants. Our ENGINE data science master students formed two out of all 18 teams that attended this event. Finally, our teams won the first and third place.

The first team (Ramojady) designed an interesting solution monitoring textual content of social media to find early hints for significant stock market changes. The second team ( developed a FinMedi system for early identification of companies potentially interested in treasury and factoring financial products based on multiple open data sources.

Przemyslaw Kazienko, the ENGINE leader, was an external mentor at this event supporting all teams at their work. He also gave a short talk on “How data science changes the recent world?“.