22 companies | 7 categories | 3 minutes to pitch | 1 winner

The results are in and we are down to the final 8: On Thursday 9th July, Pitch360 2020 will hand over the virtual stage to the 7 category winners + 1 wildcard to battle it out and pitch their product and business in just 3 minutes. Our judging panel will deliberate the entries and the winner will be crowned live.

Hosted by Julia Streets, Founder, Streets Consulting

Judges

  • Ezechi Britton, Founding Member, Principal & CTO in Residence, Impact X Capital Partners LLP
  • Isabelle Gallo, Partner, Breega
  • Rafael Esteban, Investor, Santander InnoVentures
  • Sam Edge, Leading Fintech Business Development & Strategy, AWS
  • Samantha Murray, Senior Innovation Manager, Lloyds Banking

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Pitching Categories

Winners of the heats

Digital Assets Winner

Wirex

A global leader in digital money solutions for both personal and commercial use, seamlessly integrating traditional and cryptocurrencies to support multi-currency accounts, transfer and exchange services.

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Enterprise Digital Transformation

Applied Blockchain

Applied Blockchain builds business applications using advanced cryptography to provide superior data security and data privacy We work with global companies including Shell, KLM, United Nations, Toyota, SITA, Lloyds Register, and a range of technology startups.

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Personal Financial Management & Wellness

Pirkx

At pirkx, we are all about making happier, healthier humans by providing affordable wellbeing benefits to everyone, improving health, wealth and happiness. The pirkx aim is simple: to help all companies support the wellbeing of their teams, whether they employ them directly or engage them as a contractor.

Lending

Quotevine

Quotevine is a UK based Fintech that offers cloud solutions to ensure businesses in the motor, asset and consumer finance industries are future ready. It’s innovative SaaS product range has been designed to solve familiar industry problems, and equip its customers with the robust, future-focused software they need to continue to grow.

   

Payments

Paycore.io

PayCore.io is a payment platform and payments hub for online businesses and payment institutions. We integrate payment providers and acquirers all around the

world to bring a unified communication, control, and management interface.

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RegTech

Apiax

At Apiax, we combine exceptional legal and compliance expertise with outstanding technological capabilities. Together, we build a lean yet comprehensive RegTech solution that makes it radically simple for companies to comply with global regulations.

   

Capital Markets and WealthTech

Bambu

Bambu is the global leader in digital wealth technology. Whether you’re launching a Robo-advisor for millennials or a tool for your financial advisors, Bambu intelligent APIs and SaaS platform deliver the best possible experience for your users. Leading financial institutions around the world have adopted Bambu’s technology, making wealth management digital and simple.

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Wildcard

Moneyhub

The Open Finance platform that enables enterprises to enhance the lifetime financial wellness of people, their communities and their businesses.

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Prizes

 

  • Complimentary Innovate Finance Membership 
  • 1-2-1 virtual office hours with investors
  • Regulatory and legal advice from Innovate Finance Partners
  • Top-tier press and policy support
  • Guest on Innovate Finance Podcast Series “Put FinTech to Work”
  • Speaking slot at UK FinTech Week 2021
  • Two places on Said Business School Online ExEd Programme
  • AWS Credits (to the value of $5,000) *If eligible

Who can apply?

 

  • Innovate Finance Members only
  • UK headquartered.
  • A FinTech that operates within one of the 8 defined categories. 
  • You will be offering a product which is at least at MVP stage.
  • If you are shortlisted, you will need to demo your product.

26 May 2020

Applications Open

10 June 2020

Applications Close

16 June 2020

Shortlist Announced

29 June – 2 July

The Heats – Startups battle it out to reach the finals
A winner from each category will be selected by audience votes

9 July 2020

The Live Final – who will be crowned the champion of Pitch360 2020?
The winner will be decided by our expert judging panel

The Boring Bit

  • To apply, you must be an Innovate Finance member and complete the online application form.
  • All applicants will be informed if they are successful or not by 15th June.
  • Shortlisted companies will be released publicly on 16th June.
  • Innovate Finance will work with all shortlisted companies on the final details of their pitch. These will be pre recorded and released during wk/c 29th June.
  • All pitches must not exceed 3 minutes.
  • You must demo your product as part of your pitch.
  • The winners of each category will be voted for by the audience.
  • Category winners will be notified on 6th July.
  • All finalists must be available on 9th July for the live final, to take place from 4pm – 5pm. You’ll need to be available from 3.30pm for a pre-event briefing.
  • The overall winner of the live final will be voted for by our expert judging panel and announced live at the event!

Apply for Pitch360

Applications for Pitch360 2020 are now closed. Keep an eye out for our heats and don’t forget to register to be in the virtual audience for the live final on Thursday 9th July!