International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), GIFT City and Bloomberg as part of ‘I-Sprint 2021’ launched Sprint02 titled "<GO> Quant Camp" on October 26, 2021. The event was held under the aegis of IFSCA and was hosted by Bloomberg, in collaboration with GIFT City.
The GO Quant hackathon is part of I-Sprint: series of hackathons which intend to solve complex and challenging problem statements pertaining to International financial services. The GO Quant camp was a three stage competition, where 915 students from over 30 of India’s top B-schools including IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, ISB Hyderabad etc. had participated. 281 students completed the training and were awarded certification in Quant Investing.
Chairperson IFSCA delivered the address of the GO Quant closing ceremony virtually. The event witnessed large scale participation from the students, business schools and other financial institutions. Chairperson also announced the winners of the hackathon, the names of which are: TA Pai Management Institute, IIM Bangalore and Institute of Management, Nirma University.
Chairperson encouraged the youth to participate in the hackathons and take advantage of the new-age technologies like Quant Investing which will expand the horizons of the financial markets.