Zafin partners with uOttawa to offer a unique student competition

Posted on Friday, June 4, 2021

Zafin and the Faculty of Engineering at uOttawa have partnered to offer a unique competition for uOttawa students. The objective of this competition will be to unlock the economic value in Loyalty Programs within financial institutions and their ecosystem partners.

Students registered in GNG 1103 during Fall 2021 and working with Zafin will automatically be entered into the challenge. Engineering students outside of the course can also participate in the challenge by following the steps below.

Teams will be competing for the top concept, and top teams/concepts may be asked by Zafin to continue developing their concepts into working prototypes while earning significant awards from Zafin! Thank you to our partner, Zafin, for supporting this student competition to the tune $35,000.


How to participate?

  1. Choose your team. Teams must consist of a minimum of (4) four students. 
  2. Submit the required deliverables to enter the Phase 1 of the competition before before 11:59 p.m. on September 18, 2021.  
  3. Participate in a series of meetings throughout the semester with the Zafin team to help develop your concept.
  4. Present your completed pitch and concept demonstration during Design Day in December.



For more information about the competition, contact Lionel Regis (Program Manager, MakerLaunch).

Submit your team application here


About Zafin

Zafin, the global leader in SaaS cloud-native product and pricing solutions, is a trusted partner to the world’s most customer-centric financial institutions. Zafin’s product and pricing platform empowers banks of all sizes to center their customers, grow relationships and drive revenues. 

The Zafin platform separates product and pricing from core processing to accelerate progressive modernization, enable digital transformation and deliver personalization at the relationship level. 

A typical Zafin installation integrates easily with most back-end systems and customer-facing channels to increase product and pricing efficiency and agility, drive interest and non-interest income, and deliver a positive ROI—often in one year or less. 

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