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Efma-Capgemini
Financial NewTech Challenge
2020 

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 NewTech and financial institutions.

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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 all StartUp and ScaleUp firms which provide B2B solutions for financial institutions.

 

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Timeline

13 January 2020 - 
3 March 6pm CET (extended)

Call for entries

3 March -  
13 March 2020

Nominees’ selection
by Efma & Capgemini

16 March - 
April 3rd 2020

Online voting

28 May 2020

Winners announced at LIVE Ceremony

Submission Process

Financial NewTechs can submit 1 application for up to 2 categories:

  • Retail Banking - B2B solutions in Retail or Commercial Banking, in areas such as (but not limited to) PFM, BFM, Accounting, Financing, Regtech, Cybersecurity and Data...
  • Payments - B2B solutions for Payments, in areas such as (but not limited to) RegTech, Cybersecurity and Data...
  • Wealth Management, Investment and Capital Markets - B2B solutions in Wealth Management, Investment and Capital Markets, in areas such as (but not limited to) RegTech, Cybersecurity and Data...

Conditions to apply:

- Applications for B2B solutions only - please create a profile and add your solution before applying
- Have at least 1 corporate client in full production

Additional conditions for Scale-Ups:

- Have raised at least 1M EUR/GBP/USD or if self-funded, should be profitable
- Revenue over 200k€ in the last fiscal year
- Have full-time employed management team

 

Financial institutions and Financial NewTechs can submit as many applications as they like for the following category:

  • Financial NewTech Collaboration -  most impactful bank and FinTech collaboration projects

Conditions to apply:

- Applications for B2B solutions only
- The collaborative project is commercially launched and still running
- Whether the collaborative project application is done by a Financial Institution or a Financial NewTech, both apply on behalf of their partner and must inform them beforehand.

 

HOW TO APPLY

NEWTECHS - the website will guide you through this process:

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) Create your Fintech page + add your B2B solution or update your current page and solutions (you need to be an admin of your page for this - ask us at hello@fintechvisor.com)
4) Fill in the Challenge submission form - possible to save a draft application before submitting final version
5) Your application is complete!

BANKS - the website will guide you through this process:

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) Fill in the Challenge submission form - possible to save a draft application before submitting final version
4) Your application is complete!

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Voting process

The shortlist of 10 StartUps and 10 ScaleUps applicants in each of the three NewTech categories (Banking, Payments, Wealth Management) plus the 10 collaborative financial institution and NewTech applicants (Financial NewTech Collaboration) will be selected by an offline committee from Efma & Capgemini.

Voting criteria for the 4 categories:

  • Originality
  • Business Potential
  • Impact
  • Wow Factor

 

The Efma-Capgemini Financial NewTech Watchlist 2020, which will include the top 100 shortlisted Financial NewTechs from the Challenge, will be unveiled at the Efma Bank +FinTech event in Berlin. 

 

From the shortlisted entrants, a jury of renowned experts will be selecting the winners in each of the 4 categories. Online voting will also be accessible for all FinTechVisor visitors which includes Financial Institutions (Efma members & Capgemini clients) and NewTechs companies. 

Online voting - weight division : 25% FinTechVisor visitors, 75% Jury.

  • Retail Banking
    - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
    - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
  • Payments
    - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
    - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
  • Wealth Management
    - 10 StartUp nominees - 1 winner
    - 10 ScaleUp nominees - 1 winner
  • Financial NewTech Collaboration
    - 10 bank & NewTech couple nominees - 1 winner

Out of the 70 nominees, 7 winners will be unveiled during the online Ceremony on 28 May.

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 NewTech Watchlist, Top 100 Fintechs to watch out for in 2020 and beyond.

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Jury Committee
Selection Committee

The Jury Committee is composed of FinTech experts from around the globe. Their role is to vote for their top 3 among the nominees in each category. For each category, candidates with the most votes for will win. 

The Selection Committee is composed of Efma and Capgemini experts. Their role is to read and grade each application submitted. Candidates with the highest grades will be shortlisted. 

Anne-Laure Jozan
Head of Content Management
Efma
Chris Owen
Consultant
Capgemini Invent
Clement Lacroix
Principal
Capgemini Invent
Damien Stulemeijer
Senior Managing Consultant
Capgemini Invent
Daniel Fuente
Principal
Capgemini Invent
Elias Ghanem
Global Head of Market Intelligence - Financial Services
Capgemini
Eylem Özen Baştürk
Manager, Turkey
Efma
Jeroen Holscher
VP, B19 Global
Capgemini
Hugues Bessiere
VP
Capgemini Invent
Isabelle Andréasson
Sweden Digital Practice Lead & Chief Innovation Officer
Capgemini
Joost Paalvast
Principal
Capgemini Invent
Kamal Misra
Director
Capgemini Invent
Kristofer le Sage de Fontenay
VP
Capgemini Invent
Lalit Desiraju
VP
Capgemini Invent
Lincoln Teo
Head Asia Pacific
Efma
Lubomir Olach
Head of International Development and Member Relations
Efma
Lucia Kelnarová
Advisor
Efma
Lukas Dzuroska
SME Banking Programme Lead
Efma
Mayank Dobhal
Senior Manager
Capgemini
Melanie Gonzalez
Senior Manager
Capgemini
Naresh Ramdas
VP
Capgemini Invent
Neal Rushton-King
Principal
Capgemini Invent
Nicolas Descours
VP
Capgemini Invent
Olivier Jamault
Principal Business Analyst, Financial Services Continental Europe Management
Capgemini
Sankar Krishnan
Executive Vice-President, Financial Services
Capgemini
Silvia Cunill
Regional Manager Iberia, Africa, Latam
Efma
Stephan Yang
Senior Advisor
Efma
Sudhir Pai
CTIO, Financial Services
Capgemini
Suneet Gorawara
Principal
Capgemini Invent
Sylvain Desille
Senior Manager
Capgemini Invent
Urszula Wysocka
Country Manager Poland
Efma
Valérie Gitenay
VP
Capgemini Invent
Yves Bettan
VP
Capgemini
Yves Vervloesem
Senior Manager
Capgemini

What will you win?

Exclusive presentation at Efma's
Bank + FinTech event
(postponed to October 21-23 in Madrid)
+

  • Exhibition stand and complimentary passes 
  • Be part of the TOP NewTechs on the Efma and Capgemini Financial NewTech Watchlist 2020
  • Free access to connect to Finastra’s network of 8,000+ bank clients via their Fusion Store

Online event agenda

2:00 - 2:15 pm CET
Welcome speech & introduction by Efma and Capgemini
2:15 - 2:30 pm CET
Winners announcement - Retail and Commercial Banking

Introduction of winners for both StartUps and ScaleUps with short Q&A.

2:30 - 2:45 pm CET
Winners announcement - Payments

Introduction of winners for both StartUps and ScaleUps with short Q&A.

2:45 - 3:00 pm CET
Winners announcement - Wealth Management, Investment, and Capital Markets

Introduction of winners for both StartUps and ScaleUps with short Q&A.

3:00 - 3:20 pm CET
Winners announcement - Financial NewTech Collaboration Category

Discover the winners in the collaboration category along a presentation by Capgemini and Finastra on what makes a successful collaboration story.

3:20 - 3:40 pm CET
Presentation by Capgemini on NewTech Watchlist
3:40 - 3:45 pm CET
Closing Speech

Join the online ceremony on 28 May