Press Coverage : Thomson Reuters launches Fintech Innovation Challenge, Partners with Zone Start-ups in India

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..

on Friday announced the launch of Fintech Innovation Challenge. This if for the first time in APAC region that Opens up theEikon 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.”

 has opened its Eikon platform for fintech start-ups operating in the space of banking technology, foreign exchange markets, investment technology and insurance markets & technology among others. The platform will provide access over 500,000 institutional clients to Fintech and start-ups companies.

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

More articles here..