the FinTech startup space, throwing up new stars and showcasing the future!
IBM SmartCamp for FinTech 2016!
The IBM SmartCamp for FinTech 2016 concluded with a bang! The exciting event saw some of the best minds showcasing their groundbreaking innovations in the Financial Technology space. The FinTech 2016 edition turned out to be productive, engaging, interactive, and fun-filled all at once, and the future looks bright!
|9:15am – 9:30am||:||Welcome address|
|9:30am – 1:00pm||:||Presentations by the Finalists|
|1:00pm – 2:00pm||:||Lunch|
|2:00pm – 3:30pm||:||Presentations by the Finalists|
|3:30pm – 4:00 pm||:||Consolidation of the winner score and getting consensus with the Judges|
|6:30pm – 7:00pm||:||Registrations|
|7:00pm – 7:05pm||:||Welcome by Seema Kumar, Country Manager,
Development, IBM India & SA
|7:05pm – 7:10pm||:||How does IBM engage with startups – Radhesh Kanumury, Country Lead, IBM Global Entrepreneur Program, IBM India & SA|
|7:10pm – 8:30pm||:||Presentations by Top 10 Finalists to 20+ CIOs|
|8:30pm – 8:45pm||:||CIOs talk on some of their trends in their organisations|
|8:45pm – 8:55pm||:||Announcement of the winners|
|8:55pm onwards||:||Dinner and Cocktail|
IBM SmartCamp for FinTech 2016 Gallery
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All the finalists won big!
- Media Coverage
- A chance to engage with Edelweiss as a client and as a potential investor through Private Equity and VC arm
- A chance to present to an eminent panels of VCs, IBM Execs, Edelweiss Execs
- Coverage of the Finalists and Winners in YourStory, Inc42, iamwire
- Interviews of all the Finalists and Winners in Business Disrupt
Edelweiss - IBM Global Entrepreneur
The Edelweiss Group is one of India’s leading diversified financial services
conglomerates providing a broad range of financial products and services to a
substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, institutions
and individuals. The group has sizeable presence in large retail segment
through its businesses such as Life Insurance, Housing Finance, Mutual Fund
and Retail Financial Markets.
The Edelweiss IBM Global Entrepreneur Program partnership for this event
was conceived as part of an initiative by both these companies to promote
innovation and entrepreneurship in the fintech domain in India. As part of this
initiative, Edelweiss Group, through its Private equity and venture capital arm
seeks to invest in early stage tech fintech startups with strong management
teams and sustainable business models. This association / partnership will
also provide start-ups an opportunity to commercially engage with Edelweiss
to solve various business challenges through their cutting edge solutions.