For its second edition, BNP Paribas International Hackathon will be present in 8 cities : San Francisco, London, Paris, Brussels, Rome, Berlin, Warsaw, and Istanbul. Through this unique international program, 4 business lines and 10 entities will be engaged with startups teams to work on unique theme: “Making customer journeys effortless for our customers”.
The Hackathon consists of 4 main stages :
- Ideation: 8 interconnected cities during a hackathon weekend where BNP Paribas experts and external experts will work with startups to pre-prototype concrete solutions to answer to the challenges. At the end of the weekend, 18 winners will be selected to access to the Digital Bootcamp – June 17-19, 2016
- Co-working: The winners will nurture their solution with the support of BNP Paribas entities including access to the BNP Paribas international network of mentors and experts – July to November, 2016
- Demo Day: After this period of development, all 18 startups teams will join the Demo day in Paris for pitching their solution in front of the BNP Paribas executive committee. 9 winners will be selected – December 2nd 2016
- Prototype Implementation: The 9 winners will implement their solution with BNP Paribas to provide real-life solutions to customers. Far-reaching resources, support, and incubation will be proposed to the winners – 2017
Last year, 57 startups from 5 different countries participated to the BNP Pariba’s hackathon. Two French startups have been selected among the 6 final winners: LogMote, an authentification service for enterprise; and Heuritech, a predictive engine to classify data.
If you have an idea about how to change customers experience are ready to challenge other innovators from all over the world, applications are open on the hackathon’s website.
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