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Financial NewTech Challenge

Showcase your expertise, gain visibility,
grow your business!  

Our aim is to uncover the best Financial NewTech solutions and the most inspiring collaborative projects between Financial NewTech and financial institutions.

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About the Challenge
How to apply
About the Challenge

This challenge is powered by FinTechVisor, a global platform that enables FinTechs, InsurTechs, RegTechs and Financial NewTechs to showcase their solutions as well as empowering  an interactive matchmaking tool to foster new partnerships for them with financial institutions. 

It offers an opportunity for Financial NewTechs* and financial institutions to showcase their collaborative business solutions to a selective panel of experts and industry influencers.

*Financial NewTechs are StartUps or ScaleUps which provide B2B solutions for financial institutions.

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13 April - 
9 June 2021

Submit your solution

14 - 30 June

Nominees’ selection
by Efma & Capgemini

1 - 15 July

Vote for the best projects

28 September

Online Ceremony

Winners announcement

How to apply

Every Financial NewTech or Financial Institution can apply to the Challenge. You can submit all your most brilliant solutions and collaborative projects with your partners!



  • Collaboration for Sustainable Finance

Submit your collaborative project with a focus on sustainable finance, across Banking, Insurance, Payments and Wealth.

  • Banking 
  • Insurance (Life, P&C/General and Health)
  • Payments 
  • Wealth (and Capital Markets) 

Submit your B2B solutions in one or more of the following four business categories focusing on business enablement, customer experience, front, middle, or back-office improvement, regulatory environment, cybersecurity and data, green finance, sustainability, and inclusion



1) Click on "Enter the Challenge"
2) Sign in / sign up - please use your professional email (check your spams if you do a password reset)
3) Choose the Category you want to submit in
4) Fill in the Challenge submission form - you can save a draft application before submitting the final version
5) Your application is complete!

    Questions? Check our FAQs or contact us at 

    Voting process

    Efma and Capgemini will shortlist 10 StartUps and 10 ScaleUps applicants in Banking, Insurance, Payments and  Wealth categories and the 10 applicants in the Collaboration for Sustainable Finance category. 

    To select the nominees, each submission will be reviewed on the below criteria:

    • Business Potential
    • Originality
    • Impact
    • Wow Factor


    Efma and Capgemini will also select the top Financial NewTechs applicants from the Challenge to create their Financial NewTech Watchlist 2021.


    90 nominees only will enter the official voting phase!

    A jury of renowned experts and all FinTechVisor visitors will be voting online to choose the winners in each Challenge category.

    Online voting - weight division :

    25% FinTechVisor visitors,
    75% Jury


    • Banking
      - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
      - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
    • Insurance
      - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
      - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
    • Payments
      - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
      - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
    • Wealth 
      - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
      - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
    • Collaboration for Sustainable Finance
      - 10 nominees - 1 winner

    9 winners will be unveiled during the online Ceremony on 28 September 2021.

    This will be a great opportunity to learn more about their inspiring initiatives, discover what lies behind them and connect with your peers to celebrate the best the industry has to offer.

    You will also get an exclusive access to the Efma-Capgemini Financial NewTech Watchlist 2021, including the Top Financial NewTechs to watch out for in 2021 and beyond.



    What will you win?


    Financial Institutions & Financial NewTechs:


    • get recognition for innovative solutions
    • gain publicity, international visibility and partnership opportunities. 
    • gain a dedicated international marketing campaign


    Financial NewTechs:


    • win a unique mentorship from Capgemini.
    • get highlighted in the Efma and Capgemini Financial NewTech Watchlist 2021.
    • get standard regulatory assessments for Financial NewTech winners (6-month license) – provided by our partner The Disruption House