What is the Fintech Challenge?

Group Banque Centrale Populaire is launching the first edition of its Fintech Challenge!

We look forward to collaborate with the most promising startups, in Africa and elsewhere, to co-build and implement innovative solutions to our key business challenges, in Morocco or in our sub-Saharan subsidiaries.

The Fintech Challenge offers to the selected startups the opportunity to boost their growth in the region, by working alongside one of the biggest financial groups in Africa.

 

The Fintech Challenge presented by Mr Kamal Mokdad, Co-CEO BCP Group

What do we want to achieve?

Fintech Challenge by Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire

  • Co-build, with innovative startups, solutions adapted to the challenges we face,
  • Create an ecosystem of high potential, agile and disruptive partners,
  • Accelerate our transformation by staying connected to our ecosystem and creating a constructive dynamic for our customers.

Why should you be part of the Fintech Challenge ?

Partner with a major African financial group and benefit from its expertise

Access to new Markets and connect with the largest banking ecosystems in Africa

Enhance your value proposition through an Acceleration program

Get access to funding

Scale your Startup and grow your business

What are the selected Challenges?

Majors Steps

Until
23 December

From December 23rd 2018
To January 31st 2019

31 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019

March 2019 -
June 2019

Until 23 December / From December 23rd 2018 to January 31st 2019

I - Launch of the Program
II- Evaluation & Selection

Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019 / Feb 3, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019

III- Bootcamp Casablanca : From February 14th to 16th 2019
IV- Demo Day Casablanca : February 17th 2019

March 2019 - June 2019

V- Implementation of the solution & Acceleration

1st selection : Finalists

Winners announced !

Until
23 December

I - Launch of the Program

Call for applications & subscriptions

From December 23rd 2018
To January 31st 2019

II- Evaluation & Selection

Selecting Finalists for the bootcamp

31 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019

III- Bootcamp

Casablanca: 31 Jan- 3 Feb 2019

3 days of training and co-construction with business experts

Feb 3, 2019 -
Feb 17, 2019

IV- Demo Day

Casablanca : February 17th 2019

Pitching sessions in front of a Jury and selection of the winners

March 2019 -
June 2019

V- Implementation of the solution & Acceleration

Roll out the selected solutions within the bank

1st selection : Finalists

Winners announced !

What are we looking for?

A solution meeting one of the challenges above

A prototype developed and tested

A team available full-time for the Bootcamp and the Demo Day

A strong commitment during the the program and the implementation phase

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About Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire

Fintech Challenge is a initiative launched by Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire, a universal and pan African financial group, with a strong growth and a real local anchorage !

6th biggest Banking Group in Africa, by Equity

Present in 28 countries including 14 in Africa

Various activities and large ecosytems