University Exchange Hackathon Winners

judges first place.jpegCongratulations to the winners of the inaugural University Exchange Hackathon, hosted by Barchart. The event, which was exclusively for Illinois Tech students, involved the creation of a system to publish news stories based on the financial content given to them by Barchart’s APIs.

The first place team will be featured at the annual FinTech Exchange in April 2018.

First Place:

  • Ritwik Siddhartha Divakaruni
  • Zhiwei Zhang
  • Joshua Bowden
  • Calin Segarceanu

Second Place:

  • Michelle Yang
  • John Duggar

Third Place:

  • Sahith Kumar Andel
  • Mohammed Sadath Hussain Shaik


  • Mark Haraburda, Barchart
  • Joe Hernandez, Chicago Blockchain Project
  • Teesta Jain, Illinois Tech
  • Ron Shulkin, Chicago Incubators