Raiffeisenbank announced 11 finalists of the Fintech nomination

First results of the GoTech competition are just in: 11 finalists of the Fintech nomination have been announced. The final round of this nomination will take place at the Raiffeisenbank office. Startups will present in front of the Innovation Board that consists of bank’s C-level from Russian and Austrian offices.

Raiffeisenbank announced 11 finalists of the Fintech nomination

The winner of the nomination will get a chance to launch a pilot project together with Raiffeisenbank and will also be invited to take part in the final round of selection for the Elevator Lab accelerator (Austria). At the end of this final round, 5 projects out of 15 will be offered financing and an opportunity to launch a pilot together with the Raiffeisen group.

The list of finalists

  • CheckU (Russia) – system compares customers’ photographs with their photo ID documents;
  • Cybertonica (UK) – cloud service for banks, payment systems and merchants which prevents fraud using machine learning;
  • FunPay (Russia) – service payment for purchases with the likes / shares from social networks;
  • GiniMachine (Belarus) – service which is fighting bad loans with AI;
  • Heedbook (Russia) – analyzes the quality of service and client emotions in real time using neural network in machine emotional intelligence;
  • Hoppin (Spain) – app which allows you to "program & pay" your online shopping by setting your own "hopes" (shopping rules);
  • PAY2U Geofencing (Russia) – geofencing solution providing such accuracy as iBeacons does without any hardware installation;
  • Prisma Campaigns (Uruguay) – marketing orchestrator designed for Banks.Campaigns based on predictive Machine Learning and message prioritization, taking omnichannel banking to the next level;
  • Psychea (Russia) – automated system of psychographic analysis of customers;
  • Rassrochka24.ru (Russia) – online service for the purchase of goods and services in installments without overpaying in online stores; 
  • Simple Invest (Russia) – mobile app for simple investing with AI robo-advisor which helps to manage your account to achieve your financial goals.

FinTech nomination turned out to be the most international one among nominations of the GoTech competition. 143 startups from 28 countries and 5 continents have submitted their applications. 

The selection process in other nominations and pitch-sessions is still going on. Results will be announced on October 12, during the GoTech forum in Moscow.

GoTech forum will attract over 1000 participants to talk about creating global tech companies. Forum guests will be able to watch the competition finals and startups pitch-session, enjoy conference agenda and networking opportunities. Serguei Beloussov (Acronis), Alexander Galitsky (Almaz Capital), Jane Gilson (Google), Marvin Liao (500 Startups), Dmitry Chikhachev (Runa Capital), David Yang (ABBYY), Yuri Gurski (Haxus), Nikolay Storonsky (Revolut) and many others have already confirmed their participation.


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