Innotribe with Next Bank LatAm.
Innotribe Startup Disrupt competition open for applications until 31 OctoberBRUSSELS, 30 September 2013 – Innotribe, SWIFT’s initiative to enable collaborative innovation in financial services, announced the first Latin American ‘Innotribe Startup Disrupt’ event, in conjunction with Next Bank LatAm. Aimed at Latin American-based financial technology startups, the competition will be held at the Next Bank LatAm event on 21-22 November 2013 in Bogotá, to recognise new disruptive companies with the potential to transform the financial services industry. Together with Next Bank LatAm, Innotribe will select up to ten startups to showcase their businesses to an audience of the financial industry’s most influential executives, entrepreneurs and investors. The winning startup will receive a demo slot at the Innotribe space at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual conference, taking place in September 2014 in Boston; a spot at the 2014 Innotribe Startup Challenge semi-final for the Americas in New York; and 30 days co-working space at the 13 academies of Wayra, including support from its network. Furthermore, the top three startups selected by the panel will each receive significant exposure to the SWIFT member community including: a demo slot at the SWIFT Latin American Regional Conference 2014; curated webinars to the fintech community organised by Innotribe/SWIFT, and media visibility through the large Innotribe network that includesfinancial industry decision makers and investors. Innotribe Startup Disrupt is open to any Latin American Fintech startup:
- up to maximum of three years old;
- with a go-to-market ready product;
- with less than €1 million funding obtained in the last 12 months, and with an annual turnover of less than €1 million.