The largest FinTech event of the year
An opportunity to announce your project to the whole country
Recommendations from experienced entrepreneurs and experts
Chance to win a cash grant for the development of the project
About the contest
THE FINTECH STARTUP CONTEST is held every year as part of the Finopolis Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies, organized by the Bank of Russia.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE CONTEST is to expand the innovative environment by increasing the number of high-tech projects attractive to venture investors, corporations, and government agencies.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are looking for teams offering innovative solutions in the field of financial technologies and developing electronic interaction in the financial market.
Startups will be selected by a jury that includes experts from the Bank of Russia and the FinTech Association. Ten finalists will be offered the opportunity to present their projects at Finopolis 2018 in Sochi, the largest event in the Russian FinTech industry.
Contest winners will be awarded grants as follows: RUB 1 million for third place, RUB 2 million for second place, and RUB 3 million for first place.
DATES22.08 – Deadline for applications
07.09 – Announcement of finalists
18.10 – Final at Finopolis 2018
19.10 – Awards ceremony for winners
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Teams wishing to take part in the contest must answer the questions on the form as fully as possible and include all required documents with their application, in accordance with the instructions.