Afiniation joins Citi Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific

Linda Duncombe

Linda Duncombe

The unique Australasian FinTech network Afiniation yesterday announced that it is now working with global financial services company, Citi, on the Citi Mobile Challenge program.

The Citi Mobile Challenge 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 across more than 100 markets.

Citi’s Managing Director of Customer Franchise, Linda Duncombe said: “We are absolutely 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 24 September.”

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. By connecting innovators, investors, partners, finance industry professionals and supporters, Afiniation creates and cultivates opportunities for startups and established firms through regular Spotlight events and an Afiniation Showcase event. The next Afiniation Showcase will be held on Thursday 24 September at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney.

Citi is 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, which was named “Most Innovative Customer Engagement Solution” for Citi Mobile Challenge Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) earlier this year and who are also presenting at the upcoming Afiniation Showcase.

Citi’s Managing Director of Customer Experience, Linda Duncombe, will be the keynote speaker at the Afiniation showcase.

Click here for more details on the next Afiniation Showcase to be held on Thursday 24 September at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney and to purchase tickets to the event.

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