Innovate Finance, a UK-based fintech membership association, is seeking start-ups for its latest Pitch360 competition, writes Banking Technology, Paybefore‘s sister publication.
The contest is open to any start-up in the following sectors:
- Distributed ledger technology (DLT)
- Financial inclusion
- Cross-border payments
- Peer-to-peer and alternative funding
- Personal finance management and robo-advice
- Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning
The winner will be given £10,000 prize money, a press package that includes media introductions and training, policy advice, free one year membership to Innovate Finance and two complimentary tickets to the 2019 Innovate Finance Global Summit.
Shortlisted candidates will make a 360-second (six minute) “pitch” of their new business and product in front of a live audience in London during the 2019 summit.
During the inaugural Pitch360 competition, the grand prize was awarded to GuardSquare, a cybersecurity software firm that protects mobile apps against reverse engineering and tampering.
Applicants can enter Pitch360 here. The deadline is 31 December 2017.
Finalists will be announced in February 2018. All successful applicants will receive complimentary exhibiting space on day two of the summit and two complimentary tickets to attend.