FinTechVisor Race to the Top
7 March 2019
Gain Visibility & Credibility, Meet Financial
Institutions, Grow your Business!
Our aim is to uncover the most exciting FinTech
innovations, and connect start-ups to new mentoring
and partnership opportunities
Following the recent launch of the FinTechVisor portal, an innovative platform designed to bring FinTechs and Financial Institutions together to collaborate, Efma & Capgemini are thrilled to announce the inaugural FinTechVisor Race to the Top 2019.
- Want to know more?
Check our FAQ
10 December 2018 -
1 February 2019
Call for entries
2 February -
by Efma & Capgemini
12 February -
2 April - 3 April
Winner's presentation at Bank + Fintech event
Register now to Bank + Fintech Event!
All start-ups serving financial institutions are encouraged to:
- Create your company profile, apply in up to 2 activities and post your solution(s)
- Record a short video pitching your start-up - its market relevance, innovation, and business potential
Want to know more? Check our FAQ
1 - 11 February
The shortlist of 10 nominees (one per activity) will be selected by an offline committee from Efma & Capgemini.
- Gut feel
Voting will be accessible for all FinTechVisor visitors which includes Financial Institutions (Efma members
& Capgemini clients) and FinTech companies.
Online voting will determine the top three finalists and constitute 25% of the weight to determine the winner.
The top 3 finalists will pitch their solution during an online webinar, with a panel of financial institutions and industry influencers selecting the overall winner. Their votes will account for the remaining 75%.
Online event schedule
- How Efma and Capgemini joined forces to create a new FinTech ecosystem
- Background to Race to the Top – reasons why, submission phase, voting process
- Presentation of Top 10 and Top 3 nominees
- Our panel of judges
- 5-minute FinTech pitch followed by 3-minute question session with questions from our expert judges
- Online voting by expert judges via an interactive system
- How to move from open innovation to effective innovation
- How to move from PoC (proof of concept) to MVP (minimum viable product)?
- Are start-ups or scale-ups the right partners for effective collaboration? Why?
- What are the key elements you want your partner to have in order to do business?
- Why are we getting so little industrialization of the innovation? How to change it?
- Golden rules for successful collaboration