BRIGHT HACK FinTech Challenge Week of Activities (Sep 6 -8)


Hackathon Announcement:

Calling all secondary, college, and university students in Antigua and Barbuda! Join us for the BRIGHT Hack – FinTech Challenge to win up to $10,000 XCD in prizes.

Challenge: Enhancing Financial Infrastructure

Admission: FREE

Host: US Embassy Bridgetown and Mr. Marcus Kennedy (GM – Intel Gaming)

Location: University of the West Indies (UWI) Five Islands Campus

Date: September 6 – 8, 2023

Time: 9:30 am daily

Prizes: Laptops, Printers, Smartphones, Bluetooth Speakers, Smart Watches, and more…

About the Hackathon:
Participate in rapid innovation and collaborative engineering. Network, learn, and innovate with like-minded individuals.

Special Guest – Mr. Marcus Kennedy:
Engage with Mr. Kennedy on the Future of Esports, Gaming Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.

For more details, visit or email [email protected].

Business CIRCLE – Startup Huddle:

Date: September 7, 2023

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (AST)

Admission: FREE

Topic: Startup Financing – Where to Find It, How to Use It, When to Exit…

Location: UWI Global Campus (Factory Road) or Online (via ZOOM)

Register at or email [email protected].

Esports Roundtable – Future of Gaming:


Date: September 6, 2023

Esports Playoffs: 1:30 pm | Roundtable Forum: 5:30 pm

Admission: FREE (Limited Space!)

Topics: Cosplay, Esports, Virtual Reality, Mobile Apps, STEM, and more.

Location: Public Library (American Corner Antigua) or Online (via ZOOM)

Register at or email [email protected].

Spread the word and join us for these exciting events supported by the US Embassy Bridgetown. Let’s innovate, learn, and create together!



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