Attention Startups! How to win € 50,000 in July

Do you have a startup idea that you’d like to share? Or are you an SME working with a great product? Apply to win € 50,000 in July! It’s your chance to secure a professional collaboration worth €50K!!

UniCredit and the Open Bank Project have launched the 2016 global competition for financial technology developers and startups which will be held in Milan, Italy.

Seriously? It’s Milan in the summer! Since the Demo Day on the 20th of July is between 8:00 and 17:00, you can then enjoy the sights afterwards!

The appathon aims to invent, design, and develop prototypes for financial services. It will focus on financial technology developers or SMEs. The best ideas from all over the world will be rewarded. APPLY NOW to win € 50,000 in July.

The application process to win € 50,000 in July

 The application process is as simple as 123:

  1. Apply today with your idea
  2. Use the API Sandbox to connect your app
  3. Upload a short video to YouTube or Vimeo

ALL shortlisted projects will be announced weekly, until entry closes on July 13th. Additionally, shortlisted applicants are eligible for a travel/accommodation refund of up to €1k per team (payable within 4 weeks of competition closure)

Win € 50,000 in July and other Prizes

You will get the opportunity to work further with UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions. UniCredit has also planned an Innovation Prize and a Tech Prize.

Participants will compete in challenges related to PSD2, Digital Wallet, and delivering instant insights using Big Data. The Appathon will be run in a “sandbox” controlled environment, using test data that simulates real-life situations.

Does your idea address any of the following subjects?

  1. PSD2 Challenge
  2. Moment-Based Insights
  3. Digital Wallet 2.0

Developers and SMEs from all countries can partcipate. For the chance to win € 50,000 in July, APPLY NOW

50,000 in July



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A marketing expert for the first-to-be-licensed E-Money institute in Germany, PayCenter GmbH. He has experience in developing online marketing campaigns, online & mobile product launches, and EU funding regulation. He is an active fintech blogger with interests in online banking, mobile banking, mobile payment, and insurance.

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