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Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab


Hack Western is an annual, student-run hackathon at Western University.  Students collaborate in teams of up to 4 to build web, mobile and hardware projects, while participating in workshops, learning from mentors and competing for prizes. Support from the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab provides hackathon participants with the opportunity to explore digital disruption in the financial services industry, and delve deeper into topics ranging from user-centered design to cryptocurrencies.

Hack Western 9 will take place in November, 2022. More information will be available soon! 

For additional information on Hack Western, please visit their site:

To learn more about some of the most recent Hack Western competitions, select a year below.

Read all about Hack Western 2019 here.
Read all about Hack Western 2018 here.
Read all about Hack Western 2017 here.
Read all about Hack Western 2016 here.

We look forward to working again with hackers in the future to foster creative thinking – and creative making – about the future of FinTech. Long live blockchain hacks!

Students smiling for the camera at Hack Western

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