Could you be the next startup to transform the financial services industry?

17 February 2015

Do you have an incredible idea or product you want to present to highly qualified financial service experts, angel investors, venture capitalists, and global leading fintech and financial decision makers? If so, let’s join forces!

Launched by SWIFT in 2011, the Innotribe Startup Challenge bridges the gap between the financial services industry and today’s brightest startups, by organising regional showcases around the world. Building on the great success of 2014, the competition keeps on growing and will select the most impressive fintech startups to benefit from a unique networking opportunity with banks and VCs during 4 regional showcases:

Over 500 industry experts, bank decision-makers, venture capitalists and angel investors, will judge the companies applying to the Startup Challenge and help us select the semi-finalists entering the competition.
The semi-finalists – 15 companies per regional showcase – will get the opportunity to showcase their new concepts and products in front of an audience looking for the best in class and voting for the top 5 companies at the end of each showcase. The 20 companies selected will automatically secure their place as finalists in the Innotribe Startup Challenge Grand Finale, taking place at Sibos, the world’s premier financial services event organised by SWIFT.

The challenge provides participants with the unique opportunity to get together and create smart company pitches, facilitate insightful discussions on emerging innovations, and participate in useful networking events.

It has never been more important to explore new ways of doing business, collaborate with the right people at the right time, and make things happen. Do not miss this opportunity, and fill in the application form!

Applications are open until 22 February 2015 23:59 PST!




The successful applicants will be announced in April 2015.


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