Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) Middle East & North Africa (MENA) is pleased to announce the launch of a MENA Fintech Challenge, an opportunity for Fintechs to participate and demonstrate their solutions around several identified problem statements.
The MENA Fintech Challenge is inviting Fintechs from the region who are focused on addressing the following key client challenges:
We are calling all Fintechs with relevant innovative solutions, ranging from existing enterprises to early stage start-ups, to participate in this Challenge.
Citi will vet the submissions through calls, in-person meetings and evaluations of your solutions over the coming months. Shortlisted Fintechs will get the opportunity to work with Citi TTS on these challenges and showcase their designed solutions to executive sponsors at the Citi TTS MENA Fintech Challenge Day on the 9th September, 2019. Finalists will also be invited on 10th September, 2019 to Global Finance’s Digital Bank & Innovator conference in Dubai, UAE. Finalists will be awarded an opportunity to work with Citi in developing a market-ready solution by March 2020.
Global Finance magazine’s Digital Banks & Innovators Conference 2019 will look at digital opportunities and how banks can utilize technology to help mitigate many of the region’s biggest challenges. With 300+ senior level executives - from banks, fintechs, technology and business consultancies, government bodies and funding organizations in attendance - the event presents an opportunity to connect and be inspired by industry peers either during panel discussions, networking breaks or via live demos that will be on show throughout the day.
|Last date of Submission||10th July 2019|
|Shortlisted Fintechs to be notified||1st August 2019|
|Engagement & Virtual Collaboration||1st August to 8th September 2019|
|Citi MENA Fintech Challenge Day||9th September 2019 at Dubai, UAE|
|Global Finance Conference||10th September 2019 at Dubai, UAE|
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