N3m up for grabs for Fintech startups at the CardExpo 2017 Challenge

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Startups providing financial solutions stand a chance to win a 3-month incubation, and mentorship worth N3 million at the 2017 edition of the CardExpo Fintech Startup Challenge, courtesy of Venture Gardens Group. Open to all eligible startups to register, the Challenge will only have 30 invited startups to participate, and 10 eventual finalists.

With a partnership with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System, AfriLabs, and Venture Gardens, CardExpo 2017 calls for the participation of startups and entrepreneurs to propose innovative solutions capable of disrupting commercial transactions. According to the organizers, the objective of the Startup Challenge is to stimulate a competitive route of identifying, evaluating and supporting innovative ideas relevant to Enterprise, Governance and Social development in Nigeria.

Registration and Participation:

  • The challenge is open to all.
  • 30 applicants will be invited to post a one-minute pitch video on social media and from there 10 finalists with the highest social media shares will be invited for a panel demonstration at the grand finale at CardExpo. The video should address SME challenges that the innovation seeks to address. It will be shared across social media with the #CardExpo2017 and #FintechChallenge
  • The final pitch session will hold on the sidelines of the CardExpo conference for the 10 finalists and 3 winners will emerge. The three winners will win N500, 000 cash prizes and an incubation opportunity with a top innovation hub in Nigeria.

Follow the link to enter the challenge




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