Alpha Bank announces open call for participation in the new, annual FinQuest digital innovation competition, with the aim of highlighting the digital future of the financial sector in the light of new technologies that are already changing the data in their operation banks, posing significant challenges and opportunities.
FinQuest's 1 competition will take a total of three months to look for innovative ideas and proposals for new-age financial services, leveraging the new capabilities of digital technology. The competition will be based on a real banking challenge that teams or startups / fintech companies will have to face, combining a wide range of skills and experience.
Interested parties can apply by submitting their proposal by Monday 30 September 2019, via the website www.finquest.gr.
Selected teams will join 2019 in October and November in a six-week accelerator program, during which they will have the opportunity to attend specialized seminars and receive mentoring from experienced executives of the Bank and professionals in the field of innovation. The aim is to make their ideas more appealing and applicable to real-world banking, while Alpha Bank will consider collaborating with suggestions and solutions that meet its modern needs.
At the end of November 2019, the final proposals of the teams will be presented at an open event, which will highlight the three best. The Evaluation Committee will consist of both Alpha Bank executives as well as executives from investment or consulting firms with recognized innovation experience, technology and developing new business initiatives, academic representatives and leading professionals in the startup and fintech sectors.
Alpha Bank's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Damianos Charalambides, stated: “Through the new FinQuest competition, we are creating the right conditions for the development of innovative digital solutions and applications that will accelerate the digital transformation of the banking sector, enhance the emerging entrepreneurship and ecosystem of fintech companies and promote their creativity values. , teamwork and healthy competition. The FinQuest competition, while promoting digital innovation in modern banking, will enhance Alpha Bank's competitiveness and help improve its Customer Experience. ”
All relevant information as well as the application form for the competition are available for those interested in www.finquest.g
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