Thomson Reuters in partnership with Zone Startups India launched the fintech innovation challenge and opened the EIKON innovation platform for fintech startups. Read this article from the Business Standard to know more..
Thomson Reuters on Friday announced the launch of Fintech Innovation Challenge. This if for the first time in APAC region that Thomson Reuters Opens up theThomson Reuters Eikon platform to collaborate with innovative technology start-ups.
This eight-week program will culminate on December 2, 2016 in a Grand Fintech Innovation Day, where shortlisted start-ups will present to leaders from the ecosystem, including Thomson Reuters. Chosen winners will be on-boarded on to Eikon App Studio, which will give them access to a wealth of data and clients across the globe.
Pradeep Lankapalli, managing director, South Asia, Thomson Reuters, said: “The financial services industry is innovating and going through unprecedented change. With Eikon App Studio, we are drawing on open technologies to eliminate the barriers to efficient, collaborative workflows in the financial industry. It will help financial professionals generate fresh business ideas, respond rapidly to market changes and deliver new tools and services to their clients.”
The challenge is being launched in Mumbai, followed by road shows in Delhi and Bangalore and is open to participation from start-ups across India by logging onto http://thomsonreuters.in/fintechchallenge.