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Applications are Open for the Fintech Startup Contest at FINOPOLIS 2018

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finopolis.jpgIn 2018, for the fourth year in a row, the Finopolis Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies will host the Fintech Startup Contest.

Teams proposing innovative solutions in the field of financial technologies and developing electronic interaction in the financial market are welcome to apply. 

Finalists will be selected by an expert jury, which will include representatives from Russia’s largest financial companies.

Ten finalists will then travel to Sochi and battle it out for business development grants in the sums of 1, 2, and 3 million roubles for 3rd, 2nd, and 1st place, respectively.

More information about the contest can be found at: http://finopolis.ru/en/startups/

The Forum is organized by the Bank of Russia with the support of the Roscongress Foundation.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, exhibition and public events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential and strengthening the country’s image by organizing international conventions, exhibitions, and public events. The Foundation develops substantive content for such events, providing companies and organizations with advice, information, and expert guidance, and offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agendas. It offers administrative services and promotional support for business projects and helps to attract investment, including in the form of public-private partnerships.

Today, its annual programme includes events held from Montevideo to Vladivostok, offering an opportunity to bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials in one place, creating favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and assisting in the creation of social enterprise and charity projects.