HomeContributionsThe 2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition Launches With a Prize Pool...

The 2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition Launches With a Prize Pool of $42,000

-

This press-release was contributed by Zihui Zhou for FinVolution Group. 

FinVolution Group announces the launch of the 2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition, offering a prize pool of US$42,000. This marks the ninth international science and technology competition hosted by FinVolution, underscoring the company’s long-term commitment to advancing science, technology, industry, academia, and research on a global scale.

2024 Competition Theme: Deepfake Speech Detection Challenge

As speech synthesis technology continues to evolve, the distinction between synthesized and authentic voices becomes increasingly blurred, presenting not only a threat to data security but also raising novel demands for scientific ethics.

The 9th FinVolution Global Data Science Competition, centered on Deepfake Speech Detection, aims to stimulate the innovative potential of algorithm enthusiasts and experts worldwide, and collectively address the challenges brought by the development of artificial intelligence technology.

Competitors are encouraged to utilize advanced algorithm techniques, including deep learning, to develop algorithms capable of accurately identifying authentic and fake voices. Together, we aim to drive progress in this field and ensure that technological advancements serve society better, achieving a harmonious coexistence of technology and ethics.

Details of the Competition

Don’t miss your chance to compete! Team registration is open from May 10th, 2024 to June 3rd, 2024 (Beijing Time).

The competition itself will unfold in three stages:

Preliminary round: Beijing time 2024/05/10 00:00:00-06/12 23:59:59

Semi-finals: Beijing time 2024/06/13 00:00:00-06/28 23:59:59

Finals: Beijing time 2024/06/29 00:00:00-late July 2024 (the final date will be notified separately)

Award Ceremony: Beijing time 2024/early August IJCAI’24 Jeju Island, South Korea

Tournament Bonus

A total prize pool of CNY 310,000 (~US$42,000) will be distributed among winners in a single track, Here’s how the bounty breaks down:

– Champion: CNY 100,000 (1 team)

– Runner-up: CNY 60,000 (~$8,200) each (2 teams)

– Second Runner-up: CNY 30,000 (~$4,100) each (2 teams)

– Global Top 8: CNY 10,000 (~$1,300) each (3 teams)

– Rising Star Award: 3 teams

Beyond the Prize Money

Winning teams will receive certificates of honor, and Outstanding teams will be invited to attend the awards ceremony of the “2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition” held at the prestigious International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’24). They will have the opportunity to engage in offline exchanges with top scholars and industry experts.

Are you ready to take on the challenge? Head over to the competition website and register your team today!

2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition

About FinVolution

FinVolution Group is a leading fintech company that connects millions of consumers as well as micro- and small-sized enterprises with financial institutions.

Founded in 2007 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2017, FinVolution has been at the forefront of the pan-Asian credit technology industry, pioneering innovative technologies in credit risk assessment, fraud detection, big data, and artificial intelligence. With a proven track record of robust growth in pan-Asian countries, FinVolution has established leading fintech platforms in China, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

About the FinVolution Global Data Science Competition:

” FinVolution Global Data Science Competition ” is a data algorithm competition based on the field of financial technology hosted by FinVolution. Since its inception in 2016, the competition has attracted nearly 10,000 outstanding contestants from home and abroad and has become a widely recognized event in the field of data technology. The previous themes of the competition have been extended to real business scenarios in the field of financial technology, building a high-quality technical exchange platform for talents in the global algorithm field. The 2024 FinVolution Global Data Science Competition will expand its influence to the world and explore the frontiers of science and technology with global talents in the field of artificial intelligence.

About the author

Zihui Zhou works at FinVolution Group founded in 2007 which is a leading fintech company that con- nects millions of consumers as well as micro- and small-sized enterprises with financial institutions.

Table of Contents: