FINTECH JUNCTION START UP COMPETITION

Apply to Pitch and Win Amazing Prizes

 

For its 3rd year, Fintech Junction is proud to host the leading international companies, corporates, VCs and investors in the industry.

We invite the innovative and forward-looking startups to submit their application today and secure a slot to pitch their idea and technology in front of our esteemed judging panel as well as the participants of the conference and media outlets.

The purpose of our startup competition is to give the opportunity to entrepreneurs to present their ideas 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 corporate representatives and leading and seasoned investors from the fintech ecosystem.

STARTUP COMPETITION ORGANIZERS

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STARTUP COMPETITION 2019 SPONSORS

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Deloitte
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Merage Institute
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2019 JUDGES

Ainhoa Campo
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Ainhoa Campo

Global Head of Open Innovation

BBVA

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Liron Langer

Chief Investment Officer

Nielsen Innovate

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Lia Cromwell

Associate

Upwest Labs

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Eti Finkelstein

Merage Alumni Manager

Merage Institute program Alumni

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Tomer Michaeli

General Partner

Viola Fintech

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David Feldman

FinTech Domain Manager

Deloitte

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Amit Zilberstein

Partnerships & Investments

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APPLY HERE FOR A CHANCE TO PITCH AT FINTECH JUNCTION 2019

If you’re an early stage startup, you need to get noticed. You also need to get funded. The FinTech Junction startup competition is a great way to pitch for a chance to win attention from media and investors. We offer you a chance to pitch your startup in front of seasoned investors, FinTech experts, decision makers and the general audience at FinTech Junction. Apply today and get ready to get noticed.

TIMELINE

  • Application Opens: April 15, 2019
  • Application Deadline: June 13, 2019
  • Top-7 finalists will be announced by June 16, 2019
  • Finals: June 27, 2019 at FinTech Junction 2019: the top-7 finalists will pitch live for 5 minutes each.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY

  • A Early stage startups working on Fintech and insurtech technologies and services
  • Less than 5 years old with funding up to $4 million
  • Offering innovative, technologically advanced and scalable products and services
  • Showing initial signs of traction in terms of users, revenue, etc.
  • Individuals cannot be members in more than one team of applicants
  • Startups can be from any country in the world.

ALL ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL WIN 2 FREE TICKETS

Apply today and win 2 FREE TICKETS to to Fintech Junction Conference worth $500 and a chance to pitch live at the finals and win amazing prizes!

All applicants will also win $3,000 credit for cloud storage provided they haven’t received credit in the past

1st PLACE PRIZE

  • $500,000 potential investment by Nielsen Innovate (subject to full DD process) + 5 hours of strategic consultancy + business development + training + visibility
  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence at MassChallenge Israel Accelerator Program
  • 1 Pass to The Merage Institute Leadership Program worth $30,000. Program will be held May 12-24, 2020 in Irvine, California (prize includes accommodation but not flights)
  • Participation to attend the BBVA Open Summit, in Madrid on 24 October 2019, opportunity to pitch live at the event, and connect through the Summit’s 1:1 platform with relevant ecosystem players. Prize also includes flight ticket and accommodation for one person. 
  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $100,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $600/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • 5 office hours with Viola
  • 2 office hours with VISA
  • 3 months hot desk for 3 people at LABS TLV
  • FinTech Junction 2020 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $7,500

2nd PLACE PRIZE

  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $200/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • 5 office hours with Viola
  • 2 office hours with VISA
  • FinTech Junction 2020 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $5,000

3rd PLACE PRIZE

  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $200/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • 5 office hours with Viola
  • 2 office hours with VISA
  • FinTech Junction 2020 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $2,500