GAV to host an Innovation Challenge at the Florida Theatre in February 2019, sponsored by FIS

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We are hosting an Innovation Challenge at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, Florida on February 6-7 2019. In partnership with FIS as the title sponsor, it will serve as an opportunity for leaders in the FinTech industry to come together, exchange ideas and compete against one another for cash prizes and visibility. The Fintech Challenge will commence by selecting Fintech startups from the top tier accelerators around the world. Five startups will be selected to compete in each of the following product groups:

(1) Blockchain
(2) Process Automation
(3) Data Analytics
(4) Payments Innovation (exclusive of Blockchain, Automation and Data/AI)
(5) Banking Innovation (exclusive of Blockchain, Automation and Data/AI)

The winner from each category will then compete to advance in the program finale to be announced as the “Fintech Startup of the Year” on the evening of February 7th, the last day of the competition. Further details will be released in the coming days and weeks.

Should any of the companies you work with wish to participate or learn more, please refer them to our website: and have them fill out the contact page. We will then forward the event form accordingly.

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