Got an Innovative Fintech Idea? Enter to Win $50,000 in the Citi Mobile Challenge

The Citi Mobile Challenge U.S. is a virtual competition hosted by Citi designed to accelerate digital banking innovation by bringing together talented and creative developers and designers.

women2-sponsored-blog-postWe are very excited to invite you to register for the Citi® Mobile Challenge! Hope you can join us!

The Citi Mobile Challenge is a virtual competition designed to bring together the most talented and creative developers and companies to accelerate digital banking innovation with the power of Citi’s Mobile Banking Platforms. Selected participants will compete for the chance to explore taking their technologies into production with Citi as well as a share of $100,000 in cash awards. Also, all finalists who are selected to present at a Demo Day will receive mentorship from Citi executives and other leading experts from a range of backgrounds in the FinTech industry.

What is the Challenge?

The Citi Mobile Challenge will focus on two categories:

  1. Innovative Mobile Solutions: Mobile innovations are changing the way people connect, shop, save, and more. We are looking for innovative solutions that will harness the power of mobile and transform user experiences.
  2. The Internet of Things and Wearable Technology: Interconnected devices are gaining greater prominence by the day. We are looking for the next big thing in wearables, other hardware and their applications.

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Who Can Participate?

We welcome innovators from any geography who want to join the Challenge to create remarkable experiences for Citi customers:

  • Individuals or Developer Teams: Whether you prefer to work alone or with a team, it’s your choice!
  • Companies: From startups with big ideas to established companies with big capabilities.

Where Will The Events Take Place?

As a participant in the Challenge, you will decide where and how to work to develop your solution and pitch. If you make it to the finals, you will have the opportunity to present your solution in-person at one of three demo day events taking place in San Francisco, New York or Miami in November.

What Is the Timeline for the Competition?

Image: Citi Challenge Timeline

Why Should You Be a Part of the Citi Mobile Challenge?

Well, aside from having the chance to compete for a share of $100,000 in cash awards, the real reason for being a part of this Challenge is simple. By engaging with Citi through this Challenge, you’ll have the unique opportunity to present your solution in front of key decision makers across various areas of Citi and the possibility of scaling your solutions across Citi’s global platforms and networks. It is the rare chance to truly be a part of something special that could have a remarkable impact on millions of customers around the world. Find out more about our awards.

Want more info about the challenge? Email developer@citi.com and follow the #CitiMobileChallenge hashtag on Twitter. 

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