Registration for the challenge opened on 23 February 2015 and will close on 10 March 2015. Selected participants will demonstrate their concepts at events in Nairobi on 22 April, Jerusalem on 26 April, Warsaw on 28 April and London on 30 April. Finalists compete for an opportunity to take their technologies into production with Citi’s support, plus a share of USD $100,000 in cash awards and a suite of services from Citi Mobile Challenge sponsors.
Citi Mobile Challenge in EMEA follows highly successful programs in Latin America and the US in 2014. In Latin America, Citi received 150 submissions and hosted 50 finalists at events in Buenos Aires and Bogotá. Citi Mobile Challenge US received 744 submissions from 62 countries and hosted 60 finalists at events in Silicon Valley, New York and Miami. Citi is currently evaluating several pilots from the top innovations presented at previous Challenges.
Citi is excited to team up with Matchi and other leading technology firms to deliver more value to developers through Citi Mobile Challenge and fuel digital progress in the industry. Through Citi's Digital Acceleration initiative and collaboration with leading companies we are building a unique global FinTech ecosystem.
Jorge Ruiz, Digital Acceleration Global Program Head
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