Nexus FinTech Competition – Shaping New City Economies

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Applications Close on September 6, 2020








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FinTech Competition

The Nexus FinTech Competition is organised by the City of Melbourne, the City of Nanjing, Nanjing Pukou High-Tech Zone, Runway and ACASE. Nexus is a joint venture between City of Melbourne, ACASE and Nanjing Pukou High Tech Park. We support entrepreneurs to research, launch and expand into the Chinese market.

Big data, robotic processing, blockchain, cryptocurrencies – technologies like this are revolutionising the banking, investment and trading industries.  If you have a fintech ideawant to win some valuable cash prizes and the opportunity to join one of the world’s leading accelerators, apply now for the Nexus Fintech pitch competition. 

Prizes (1st prize, 2nd prize and 3rd prize, one each):

  • cash prize: $5,000 for 1st, $2,000 for 2nd and $1,000 for 3rd 
  • All expenses paid 5-day trip to Nanjing China valid till the end of 2021 
  • Business matching with Nanjing investors 
  • Pre-selection for K-Pouch International accelerator programme (1st prize $6,000 in cash + $200,000 in support; 2nd and 3rd prizes $4,000 in cash + $200,000 in support) 
    Dependant upon the circumstances of international travel restrictions and Covid situation.

Key Dates:

  • 6th September - applications close 
  • 15th September – online pitch day  

How to apply: Submit a pitch deck and/or a 5-minute pitch video showcasing your business

If you have any questions, please drop us an email at [email protected]
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