SCBX and Microsoft Thailand Present “Responsible AI HackFest”

SCBX and Microsoft Thailand announced today the Responsible AI HackFest, a local technology competition for student entrepreneurs, impact-driven developers, and startups building with AI. The competition aims to empower responsible AI practices and bring together AI enthusiasts to solve Thailand’s most pressing challenges through AI entrepreneurship under the theme of “Responsible AI for Fintech and Thai Businesses”.

Mr. Dennis Trawnitschek, Chief Technology Officer of SCB X Public Company Limited, says, “The Responsible AI HackFest reflects SCBX’s commitment to driving organizations through AI, becoming an AI-first organization through collaboration with leading AI and technology partners like Microsoft Thailand. This initiative aims to promote and support the development and seek out top innovative AI developers who will contribute to creating new capabilities for the business sector, particularly in the financial services industry in Thailand.”

Mr. Vasupon Thankakan, Deputy Managing Director – Marketing & Operations of Microsoft (Thailand) Company Limited, says, “AI is one of the most significant technological turning points of our time and has the potential to help solve many of Thailand’s most pressing challenges. If you’re passionate about AI and entrepreneurship, this is your opportunity to unlock your team’s potential and build the future with Responsible AI.”

Participants will develop a Minimal Viable Product (MVP) aligned with two distinct challenge tracks:

  • Fintech: Transform the financial services.
  • Thai Businesses: Unlock business value and deepen customer relationships.

The competition underscores SCBX’s commitment to becoming a leading regional financial technology group in partnership with Microsoft Thailand and community partners. The competition winners will gain technical and business mentorship opportunities with SCBX and Microsoft Thailand executive officers, access to AI technology through Microsoft Founders Hub, connection with community partners, prizes, recognition, and more.

For those interested, you can learn more and apply to join the Responsible AI HackFest from today – 18 January 2024 at and LINE OpenChat at