Financial Technologies Innovation Contest – Final Event
IC tomorrow, Innovate UK’s digital innovation programme, will hold the final event for the ‘Financial Technologies Innovation Contest’ on the 27th May 2015 at Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
This event will see fifteen innovative businesses pitch their Fintech ideas and solutions to a panel of judges from relevant industry, investment, and professional backgrounds, alongside representatives from Innovate UK and the contest’s challenge partners that include: Accenture, American Express, Experian, Lloyds Banking Group, Money Advice Service, and RBS Group
Finalists will have ten minutes to present to the panel, including Q&A. Successful business ideas will be chosen and announced at the end of the day.
The challenges are as follows:
Personal financial management
Partner: Money Advice Service and Experian
Partner: RBS Group and Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)
Consumer financial literacy
Partner: Lloyds Banking Group
Partner: American Express
Compliance and regulation:
IC tomorrow will award a total of up to £175K to five challenge applicants, with up to £35K awarded to each successful business.
Businesses will be awarded the funding to develop their solutions and have the opportunity to trial the technologies with their respective challenge partners for a minimum of three months.
Previous contest winners have gone on to develop commercial partnerships with industry partners, while gaining notable publicity and attracting the attention of other primary customers.
This is an open event for anyone interested in digital innovation within or outside the scope of financial technology. The event is also an opportunity to gain insight into the support on offer from Innovate UK and the Digital Catapult. By attending you will make valuable new connections with professionals that share the goals of commercialising innovative ideas.
10:30 Welcome from Matt Sansam
10:45 CHALLENGE 1, Personal financial management. Partner: Money Advice Service and Experian
11:20 CHALLENGE 2, Cyber security. Partner: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and RBS Group
11:55 Coffee break
12:05 CHALLENGE 3, Consumer financial literacy. Partner: Lloyds Banking Group
13:30 CHALLENGE 4, Hyper-local transactions. Partner: American Express
14:05 CHALLENGE 5, Compliance and regulation. Partner: Accenture
15:20 Winners Announced
16:30 End of the event
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1 Canada Square