FinTech Innovation Challenge 2020 for Women

Competition Grant / Award in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law
  • Apply Before : June 15, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 16908
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Bussiness
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Deadline: 15 June 2020

Program developer: Women’s World Banking

Women’s World Banking aims to recognize FinTech innovations and provide financial services for those women who are unbanked and underserved to create their security and prosperity.

Submission categories:

  • Security and resiliency building
  • Economic prosperity creation


Finalists will receive:

  • Will participate at Women’s World Banking’s virtual Making Finance Work for Women Summit in October 2020.
  • Will be in touch with qualified investors, including WWB Asset Management.
  • Membership opportunity into WWB’s global network.

Grand Prize:

  • Will participate in the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Global FinTech Hackcelerator as a final competitor.
  • Will receive 200000 USD Dollars.
  • 50000 USD Dollars allocated for the top three winners as an additional cash prize.
  • A pair of leaders will receive tuition coverage.

Who can apply:

  • Startup FinTechs who are working through technology to provide financial services for unbanked and underserved women in emerging markets.
  • Pre-revenue applicants who are demonstrating a value able proposition to reach unbanked and underserved women.
  • The submission must focus on the creation of women’s security or prosperity in supporting resilience and recovery from global economic shocks mainly.
  • Submission must show the commitment to improve women leaders based on the women presence of their senior management team and board of directors.

Required documents:

  • Online application form.
  • Persona information
  • Organization details
  • Responses for questions provided on the online application form.
  • Supporting documents including presentation pitch, strategic plan or business plan, financial statement or projection, and management/founders and board of director’s bios.
  • Other supporting documents. (optional)

How to apply:

Interested and qualified applicants who meet the competition requirements can apply online.

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