FinVention Student Competition

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Date & Time: 17 October 2017 13:00
Location: Digital Greenhouse
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The spirit, dynamism and creative thinking that embodies Global Entrepreneurship Week and FinVention 2017 will embrace all Post 16 students in Guernsey who are being invited to take up the FinVention Student Challenge with the three winning entries taking to the FinVention Stage at St James, St Peter Port on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

 

The 2016 FinVention Student Challenge saw in excess of forty five students taking part with the winning presentations receiving plaudits and high praise from last year's FinVention audience of 180 FinVention delegates, exhibitors and sponsors.

 

FinVention 2017 is once again looking to proactively promote the youth voice in emerging areas across the FinTech, Digital and Start Up sectors. 

The Challenge: A "hackathon-style" format where teams are tasked with devising and presenting their concept for a digital product or idea.

Two Afternoon Sessions:

Tuesday 17 October 2017 and Tuesday 31 October 2017

13:30 - 16:00

Digital Greenhouse, Market Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1HB

Finalists Judging:

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Judging Panel:

  • Mark Laine, Managing Director, C5 Alliance (Guernsey)

  • Jon Moulton, Chairman, Better Capital, FinnCap and The International Stock Exchange

  • Lance Plunkett, Chief Executive Officer, FOUND

  • Jennifer Strachan, Executive Director, Startup Guernsey

The Prize:

Three highest scoring entries will go on to formally present on the FinVention Stage on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at St James', St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2NZ

 

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday 3 October 2017

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