Applications are now open for the Funded SARB Global Fintech Hackcelerator Competition 2019. The South African Reserve Bank calls fintech firms to submit their innovative. Also sustainable solutions to challenges identified within the financial services industry.
The Global Fintech Hackcelerator, powered by KPMG Matchi, is a fintech acceleration programme. Further, that creates a platform for fintech firms to demonstrate their innovative solutions to complex financial challenges. In the Southern African region. Fintech firms from anywhere in the world can apply to participate in the programme, to address problem statements constructed by the SARB.
The SARB views such global fintech acceleration programmes as enabling processes to embrace fintech. Further, while affording the opportunity for regulators to appraise benefits. As well as risks in a balanced manner. Shortlisted respondents will be invited to showcase their solutions at the Southern African Demo Day on October 29, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Further, Demo Day will seek to explore sustainable financial services innovations that must address real-world financial services challenges. On Demo Day, a panel of judges from the SARB and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, as well as local industry experts, will select and announce two winning solutions.
Each Global Fintech Hackcelerator @ Southern Africa 2019 winner will:
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