The 2011 Innotribe $100K Start-up Challenge was designed to introduce the most promising FinTech and Financial Services start-ups to SWIFT’s community of more than 9,700 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in 209 countries.
On September 21, 2011 at Sibos in Toronto, 10 finalists, selected from over 100 applicants by expert judges and community votes* will present to an invitation-only audience of dozens of decision makers from the world’s largest financial institutions, serial entrepreneurs, investors and media.
And on September 22nd, two of those companies will each be presented with a check for $50,000 in front Sibos’ audience of 8000 financial industry professionals.
|GuardTime's software generated keyless signatures provide a provable audit trail for electronic data including proof of time, origin and integrity. View Application|
|Truaxis’ StatementRewards creates transaction-based services to deliver a win-win-win scenario for financial institutions, merchants and consumers. View Application|
|Cellfony offers the first anti-malware mobile payment and card reader solution that makes a mobile payment wallet and card reader as simple and secure as a chip and PIN. View Application|
|ChangeIt automates online charitable giving by offering donors a simple and secure way to donate small change to their favourite charitable causes with every debit and credit transaction. View Application|
|Duo Security’s two-factor authentication is the simplest and safest way to secure any Internet login or transaction and prevent online fraud and account takeover. View Application|
|FaceCash completely replaces plastic payment cards, letting you pay with your phone and sign with your face. View Application|
|miiCard’s user-centric federated identity solution serves as a digital passport, enabling pure online validation that proves “you are who you say you are” View Application|
|SynerScope is the fastest, easiest way to visualize relationships in Big Data event records including web traffic, payment transactions, mobile call records, IRC logs. View Application|
|TransferWise is a better way of exchanging currency, allowing you to avoid banks and brokers save the 5% commission they usually collect. View Application|
|Wave Accounting offers ridiculously easy online accounting for small businesses. View Application|
*All eligible applicants have been invited to campaign for votes from the financial industry, the global startup community, and their own social networks. The rankings in the public voting results, which demonstrates superior marketing execution, are used to break any ties resulting from expert judge evaluations.