Capital One DevExchange Series - San Francisco

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Union Square Capital One Café

101 Post St

San Francisco, CA 94108

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What does the future of finance look like? Our world and our tech is changing every day, and the way we interact with finances is no different. We are looking towards the future, so we are opening up our API’s across the country to you - the best U.S. developers, entrepreneurs, and designers to create innovative products using our APIs.


Grand Prize:

  • $1,000 per team member in Tech & Gadgets


  • $250 per team member in Tech & Gadgets

Partner Prize(s):

  • Cortana (Provided by Microsoft)

Post-Hackathon Survey Prize:

  • Amazon Echo

Social Media Prizes:

  • Five individuals will receive a $100 Gift Card


Capital One DevExchange Challenge:
Create the most innovative product that provides value to the company producing the app, the customer, and/or Capital One by utilizing as many of the below APIs.

Sponsor Challenges:

  • Best Use of Cortana API



Virtual Card Number

By simulating the ability to create virtual credit card numbers, this API is being designed to help eliminate declined payment transactions resulting from lost/stolen card or account data compromise.


  • Create Virtual Card
  • Replace Physical Card
  • Retrieve Virtual Card Details
  • Report Merchant Activity

Learn More Here

Bank Account Starter

This API gives your users the ability to open a new 360 Savings Account, 360 Money Market Account, or 360 Certificate of Deposit (CD) from your app.


  • Offer Account applications
  • Enable Initial Account Funding
  • Increase Successful Applications

Learn More Here

Money Movement

Our experimental API simulates the ability to transfer funds between Capital One bank accounts and linked accounts at other banks.


  • Retrieve Eligible Accounts
  • Request Transfer of Money
  • Retrieve All Transfer Details
  • Retrieve Single Transfer Details
  • Update Transfer Request

Learn More Here

Credit Offers

Returns a personalized list of Capital One credit card offers in under 60 seconds based on just a few pieces of personal information.


  • Quick Customized Response
  • Secure and Fast
  • Up-to-date Credit Card Details

Learn More Here


Get information on the miles, points or cash rewards your customers have earned with their Capital One accounts.


  • Access Balance
  • Show Their Power
  • Easy Integration

Learn More Here

Sponsor API:

Cortana API


  • Have conversations with your users
  • Launch client code on devices
  • Chain skills to solve complex problems
  • Create customized skills with Cortana’s profile
  • Stream audio to your users
  • Use existing resources to jumpstart skill building

Learn More Here


Day 1: Friday Evening*

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: - Intro to the weekend, logistics & instructions

- Capital One Welcome

- Nonprofit Talk & Welcome

- Technology intro

- Partner talks

- Rules & Reminders

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Team Building

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Ideation Work

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Q&A

9:30 pm: Event Closes & Coding Begins

Day 2: Saturday

08:00 am - 09:30 am: Doors Open & Breakfast Served

09:30 am - 10:00 am: Opening Remarks & Outline of Day

10:00 am - 12:30 pm: Science Fair Pitches w/ Mentor Feedback

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Pitch Workshop

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Teams refine their products & pitches w/ AH team circulating

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Demos begin

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Judge Deliberation / Keynote Speaker

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Winners’ Announced

6:00 pm: Event Closes


Each submission will be scored in each round based on the following criteria with a minimum score of 0 and maximum score of 30 points, with the final score being the average of the judges’ scores:

  • Featured APIs (10 points): 1 Point Per Featured API used (5 available), 1 Point for using the API effectively
  • Simplicity (5 points): Is the application simple to use and can the team explain it clearly in three sentences or less?
  • Creativity (5 points): How creative was the team in developing an innovative solution for the challenge?
  • Impact (5 points): Did the team create an application that can have a real and valuable impact?
  • Design (5 points): Was the UX/UI intuitive and appealing?


  • Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.
  • You may not begin your project until the competition officially begins. Please don’t come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win.
  • Teams have full ownership of everything they build and are free to do with it as they wish whether they win or not.
  • Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before the competition ends.
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