Atos strives to empower women in FinTech with first Female FinTech Competition
Paris, July 30, 2019
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces its first Female FinTech Competition. This global competition recognizes female leaders in FinTech to foster and encourage their innovation and growth by providing access to Atos’ Fintech community.
The winner will join Atos’ global FinTech Program, which includes FinHub – a fast-track onboarding program with access to Atos’ extensive network of major Financial Services companies (Atos serves 13 of the largest 20 banks globally and 15 of the largest 30 insurance organizations) with legal and go-to-market support from Atos. It also includes access to Atos Financial Services Sandbox, through which Atos helps FinTechs develop their offerings by combining expertise and solutions to test, create and develop new services.
Any FinTech with a female founder or female(s) in the top management groups are invited to enter the competition to pitch their business case. First prize is a place on Atos’ FinTech program. Winners of the ‘Excellence Award’ get to spend the day with an Atos industry expert and time in the FinTech Lab.
Atos is also encouraging women who are interested in coaching FinTech entrants to register on the dedicated competition site to share their industry and/or technical knowledge and experience.
Entrants are requested to register their interest in participating or coaching in the competition by 31 August 2019. Business cases must be submitted by 27 September. Six successful teams will be shortlisted in early October and winners will be announced at the TechQuartier in Frankfurt on 22 October.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.
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Atos’ Fintech Program
Atos supports FinTechs and Financial Services companies with its global Fintech Partner Program which unites FinTechs, InsurTechs and RegTechs with top Financial Services businesses, to co-create and bring-to-market new services. It includes Atos Financial Services Sandbox, its cloud- based platform to facilitate the creation of new joint services and FinHub, a Fintech on- boarding program and FinNet, an insights and trends knowledge portal. Atos has around 16,000 banking experts and 5,000 insurance experts.