DISCOVER THE 2017 CHALLENGE

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9-11 June 2017

Let’s create a state of the art customer experience

Put together the creativity, agility and resourcefulness of tech entrepreneurs with the insights and skills of BNP Paribas experts to create the best solutions.
For BNP Paribas, being the bank for a changing world means anticipating changes and transforming them into opportunities for our customers. We know that amazing things come up when you work in a team, that’s why we want to team up with the best startups worldwide.

WHAT MAKES THE BNP PARIBAS INTERNATIONAL HACKATHON SO SPECIAL?

The weekend is just the beginning…
The International Hackathon program is a close collaborative partnership between talented startups and BNP Paribas.

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AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

This international competition brings together 6 business lines from across BNP Paribas’ global footprint to create an experience that is incredible, intense and rewarding. You will be participating in a truly international event, as the hackathon will take place simultaneously across 10 cities: San Francisco, Paris, Brussels, Luxembourg, Rome, Berlin, Warsaw, Istanbul, Singapore and Nanjing.
Teams like yours will be working on real-life challenges, in fierce competition, to create game-changing solutions. And that’s just the beginning! If your team wins, you’ll secure a place in the co-working phase, where you’ll have enhanced access to experts and mentors from BNP Paribas to help accelerate your solution.

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A LONG-TERM COMMITMENT FROM BNP PARIBAS

4 exciting stages:
> A hothouse of innovation during the Hackathon weekend
> A co-working phase with internal experts and mentors. The most promising solutions will be selected for the Demo day
> A Demo Day, live in Paris, where selected startups will present their solutions in front of BNP Paribas top management, culminating in the selection of a few winners.
> An implementation phase where the best solutions will be incorporated into BNP Paribas.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of the action.

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BENEFITS FOR STARTUPS

> Co-creation with bank experts
> Access to anonymized banking data
> Cash prize for the weekend winners
> Travel bursary to go to Paris to participate in the Demo Day for selected startups
> Opportunity to implement the selected solutions in BNP Paribas environment
> Cash prize for the Demo Day finalists

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Ideation

Hackathon Weekend

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June 9th -11th 2017

It all starts with an exclusive hackathon event in each of the 10 participating cities. Your team is invited to focus on pre-identified challenges. You will have access to our internal experts ranging from marketing executives to IT architects, as well as a unique suite of resources to help you build your solution including customer insights and a sandbox API.

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Maturation

Co-working

June-November 2017

The most promising teams will move on to a co-working phase where you will have your prototypes nurtured. Here, you will be granted with even more resources to take your concept to the next level: financial support and access to a customized support program, including access to our international network of experts and mentors.

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Selection

Demo Day

December 1st 2017

Selected teams from the co-working phase will fly to Paris for the Demo Day where you will meet the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas, as well as international FinTech experts, who will see your demo in action. The winners at the Demo Day will start a new partnership with BNP Paribas.

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Development

Implementation

From December 2017

Your hard work has paid off! Make it this far and you will benefit from BNP Paribas resources, expertise and support! Together we’ll work to take your prototype and turn it into a real solution that can shape the bank of tomorrow.

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