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Applications open for 2020 AFI Inclusive FinTech Showcase!

Monday, October 26, 2020 to Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Are you a financial technology (FinTech) or regulatory technology (RegTech) innovator? Does your product use cutting-edge technology to help low-income groups in developing and emerging countries? If so, then AFI wants YOU to be part of its second FinTech showcase, which will take place as a virtual event from 26 – 28 October 2020.

Recognizing the power of FinTech and RegTech in creating transformative solutions that support and scale quality financial services, AFI is holding an open virtual competition for FinTech and RegTech innovators to showcase solutions that target low-income populations and contribute to effective COVID-19 crisis response, or building towards the recovery.

Apply before 30 August! Download the application form here!

FinTech and RegTech innovators selected as finalists will:

  • have the opportunity to present and discuss their groundbreaking solutions through a virtual showcase with AFI’s membership of central banks, ministries of finance and financial regulators from more than 80 developing and emerging countries;
  • be featured in a special AFI report highlighting how their solutions contribute to financial inclusion and COVID-19 response, which will be disseminated across the AFI network, the wider financial inclusion community, and beyond;
  • be invited to a special dialogue session with AFI members hosting the Pacific Regional Regulatory Sandbox, the world’s first regional sandbox;
  • have access to a mentoring training on pitching to investors and presenting business models provided by the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT).

In addition, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed finalists, as selected by an audience of AFI members and a panel of expert judges, will be offered a complimentary one-year membership at LHoFT.