Australasian FinTech network, Afiniation, has partnered with global financial services company, Citi, on the Citi Mobile Challenge program.
The Citi Mobile Challenge program in Asia-Pacific is a next-generation accelerator that combines a virtual hackathon with a developer program, a worldwide network of FinTech experts, and the bank’s global reach to discover and incubate solutions from more than 100 markets.
Afiniation is a virtual network that supports the development and growth of FinTech in the Asia-Pacific region providing the catalyst for investment, innovation and international expansion.
Citi is already working with several leading firms on the Citi Mobile Challenge program including Google; FinTech accelerator, Stone & Chalk; venture capital firm, BlueChilli; The Committee for Sydney; University of Wollongong; and Avoka.
Citi managing director of customer franchise, Linda Duncombe, said the company is delighted to have Afiniation, a champion of the Australasian FinTech Community, join the Citi Asia-Pacific Global Mobile Challenge.
“There is a very strong synergy between the Citi Mobile Challenge and the upcoming Afiniation Showcase on September 24,” she said.
The next Afiniation showcase will be held on September 24 at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney.