Have a tech solution to the business problems faced by accounting professionals? Are you looking for a challenge?

The Accounting Innovation Challenge wants you.

Use your creativity and technical skills, and push the boundaries to create an innovative solutions to real problems in the accounting industry. Make change happen. Join the first- ever accounting hackathon and create the future of accounting today.

Who is this for?

The challenge is open to people aged 16 and above, inclusive of post-secondary school and university students as well as working professionals. You don’t have to be an accountant; just an interest in making positive change.


A curious student/intern

Acquire new skills and contacts at Accounting Innovation Challenge. By working alongside industry professionals, you will gain first-hand insights into the accounting industry and propose fresh ideas to bring it to the forefront of technology.


An experienced developer/designer

You have dozens of hackathons under your belt. Bring your experience to the Accounting Innovation Challenge and make an impact on this timeless industry!


An accountant

Beyond managing budgets, you play a critical role in every company, big or small. This is your chance to turn your everyday frustrations into practical prototypes.


A beginning programmer/designer

We promise lots of learning opportunities with mentors on site to help you through debugging. The best way to learn is to jump right in and try with a supportive community!

When is this?

2 June 2018

This is your chance to get more clarity around the Problem Statements.

3 June 2018

Hacking Day - Start hacking and connect with mentors on-site!

4 June 2018

Deadline for Project Submission

8 June 2018

Announcement of Finalists

16 June 2018

Workshops for Finalists

22 June 2018

Finals Day - Finalist Teams will come together to pitch their projects to the judges.

What's in it for me?


Grand prize: $5,000

2nd prize: $2,000

3rd prize: $1,000


  • Push your limits and creativity.
  • Connect with industry professionals and experts.
  • Access to dedicated mentoring and coaching.


  • Build your personal brand.
  • Solve challenges for the accounting industry.
  • Stand out with your winning solution.