SIH 2023


For Startups

  • Receive stipend of up to SGD 1500 along with food, accommodation and hospitality at IIT Gandhinagar
  • Compete on a Global Stage at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in India from 14-16th July in Gandhinagar, India.
  • The winner is guaranteed automatic entry into the Singapore Fintech Festival Hackathon, alongside the chance to win SGD 50,000.
  • Founder of the winning team receives an invitation to speak at the iconic Founders Peak Stage at Singapore FinTech Festival 2023.
  • The top 3 startups will be fast-tracked into the TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Stars Mentoring Program with TiE Singapore, with a pathway to the TiE Angel Fund.

For Students

  • Make a difference by developing positive impacts in Fintech, Sustainability and ESG.
  • Win generous cash awards, gain mentorship by industry leaders, and fast track job and internship placements.
  • Receive cash prizes of up to SGD 15,000 from Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong and Indian officials.
  • Enhance your career through fast tracking job/internship placement interview with DBS Bank.
  • Compete on a Global Stage at the G20 Leaders Summit in India from 14-16th July in Gandhinagar, India.
  • Showcase your unique solutions to select G20 delegates of Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors.


First Prize Second Prize Third Prize
Student Team SGD 15,000 / INR 9 lakh SGD 10,000 / INR 6 lakh SGD 7,000 /INR 4 lakh
Startup SGD 20,000 / INR 12 lakh SGD 15,000 / INR 9 lakh SGD 10,000 /INR 6 lakh

The Singapore-India Hackathon 2023

The Singapore-India Hackathon 2023 was launched on March 13, 2023, in New Delhi by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, India's Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Mr Gan Kim Yong, Singapores Minister for Trade and Industry. The final of the Singapore-India Hackathon 2023 will be held as a part of Indias G20 Presidency in Gandhinagar, Gujarat under the G20 Finance Ministers meeting from 15-16th July. Additionally, the Singapore-India Hackathon fosters bilateral cooperation between students and start-ups from Singapore and India in Fintech, Sustainability and ESG

Singapore-India Hackathon 2023 is organised by the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Indian Ministry of Education All India Council for Technical Education in partnership with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Confederation of Indian Industries, Enterprise Singapore, SGInnovate, Singapore Fintech Festival, Start Up India and IIT Gandhinagar.

Since its inception in 2018, the Singapore-India Hackathon has established itself as a leading platform for fostering linkages between young innovators in science, technology, and entrepreneurship of Singapore and India to find solutions to the critical global challenges of our times. Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and former Singapore Education Minister, Mr. Ong Ye Kung were present at the Hackathon Award Ceremony in 2018 and 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister are expected to attend the event this year and present the awards. 12 student teams comprising of 2 Indian and 2 Singaporean students each will compete in-person for a 36 hour Hackathon on 14-15 July at IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. 24 global startups will compete in-person on 14 July at IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Prizes will be awarded on 16 July.

Singapore India Hackathon 2019

Singapore India Hackathon 2018

Problem Statements

Financial Fraud Detection

Delivering Financial Literacy at Scale

Sea level Rise and Coastal Flooding

Optimizing Food Recycling

Monitoring Carbon Footprint

Enhance Singapore-India Trade Connectivity


Student Track

Any students studying in an Indian or Singaporean Institute of Higher Learning.

Startup Track

Any globally registered Start-Up