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#Innovation — 01.12.2017

BNP Paribas International Hackathon Demo Day: 3 Start-Ups Have 3 Minutes to Convince

The start-up finalists selected for BNP Paribas Wealth Management meet in Paris on December 1, 2017 for the International Hackathon Demo Day.

After the Hackathon weekend last June, 28 startups in 10 countries participated in a 4-month co-working phase. They worked with our BNP Paribas experts in business, marketing, IT, UX, legal, compliance, among others, to validate their solutions and build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) that answers a particular challenge.

Thanks to the outstanding results reached during the co-working phase and the strong interest of BNP Paribas Wealth Management for this innovation experience, 3 start-ups (among 16 in total) were selected for BNP Paribas Wealth Management as Demo Day Finalists:

They received a cash prize or incubation equivalent and were invited to participate in the BNP Paribas International Hackathon Demo Day in Paris on December 1, 2017.

During the Demo Day, they will have 3 minutes to present their solutions and convince a jury composed by the BNP Paribas Top Management.

3 award categories have been selected in line with the BNP Paribas 2020 Transformation plan:

>> “Customer / Employee experience benefit”:

The winning solution in this category helps BNP Paribas improve significantly the experience of either:

· Our customers during a specific journey with the bank or a part of it, OR
· Our employees while delivering advices & services to our customers.

>> “Business Potential”:

The winning solution in this category helps BNP Paribas to either:

· Create a new business opportunity, OR
· Increase significantly an existing revenue stream.

>> “International integration & scalability”:

The winning solution in this category is simple to adapt, scale and integrate into BNP Paribas production environment at an international level.