STARTUP COMPETITION

Apply to Pitch and Win Amazing Prizes!

FinTech Junction is accepting applications for our 2022 Startup Competition.

We invite innovative startups to submit their application for a chance to pitch in the finals and win amazing prizes.

The finalists will pitch in front of our esteemed judging panel, conference attendees, investors and media outlets.

Our competitions give entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their startups in front of the most relevant audience, win amazing prizes, visibility and networking opportunities with the best in class.

Our judging panel is comprised of leading and seasoned investors and corporate leaders.

TIMELINE

Apply Early so you Don’t Miss the Deadline

Application opens: 1 November 2021

Application deadline: 30 January 2022

Finalists announced: 15 February 2022

 * Finals: Q1 2022 at Fintech Junction 2022 Annual Summit *

The finalists will each pitch live during the event ↑

ELIGIBILITY

Who Should Apply?

Early stage startups building innovative solutions for the financial industry

Less than 5 years old with funding up to $5 million

Offering innovative, technologically advanced and scalable solutions

Showing initial signs of traction in terms of users / revenue

Individuals cannot be members in more than one team of applicants

Startups can be from any country in the world

PRIZES

🏆 The Top-3 winners will receive 🏆 

? Invitation to Merage Institute Leadership Program (in the US) ?

Additional Prizes TBA

SPONSORS

Finastra
Merage
Nielsen

2021 COMPETITION JUDGES

PAST JUDGES

plus

Ainhoa Campo

Global Head of Open Innovation

BBVA

plus

Liron Langer

Chief Investment Officer

Nielsen Innovate

plus

Lia Cromwell

Associate

Upwest Labs

plus

Eti Finkelstein

Merage Alumni Manager

Merage Institute program Alumni

plus

Tomer Michaeli

General Partner

Viola Fintech

plus

Amit Zilberstein

Partnerships & Investments

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