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UBS Future of Finance Global Open Innovation Competition Challenge 2015

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Application Deadline

The UBS global open innovation competition is for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies that could change the way finance works and how banks meet their client’s needs. That’s why UBS is looking for disruptive ideas.

Eligibility

    UBS is looking for individual entrepreneurs or young companies incorporated on or after 1st January 2010 and with an annual turnover lower than $3m. You should have received less than $10m in total investment and not more advanced than series A or B funding.

Participants should have developed:

  • An idea/ concept grounded on innovative/ disruptive technology capabilities applied to banking/ finance
  • Or a functional demo or prototype of the product, service or application.

The technology solutions proposed should:

  • Be focused directly on banking and financial services
  • Or have a demonstrable impact in another sector but with a potential connection or application within the banking and financial industry.

Benefits:

  • With a first prize of US$50,000, the competition offers the winners a share of over US$300,000 cash prizes and support, over 300 hours dedicated coaching and mentoring from experienced technology and business leaders, and also a chance to further commercialize and scale their ideas and technologies with help from UBS resources and support.

Timeline:

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