SINGAPORE: V-Key selected as a finalist at the SWIFT Innotribe Startup Challenge Regional Showcase to compete at Sibos 2013 in Dubai.
'V-Key competed against 13 other start-ups, and delivered a compelling pitch to an audience of the financial industry’s leading angels, VC’s and key decision makers, held at InnovFest 2013, on May 16, 2013. As one of the top five growth-stage finalists for the Asian Showcase, V-Key will now advance to the Innotribe Startup Challenge final to be held at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual conference, in Dubai in September, to compete against finalists from the London and New York Showcases.
Benjamin Mah, CEO, V-Key said, “We’re really excited to receive this great honor. This award further validates V-Key’s unique yet advanced offering we have for the mobile application security market meeting financial business and consumer needs. We look forward to being a part of the Challenge final this September.”
The Innotribe Startup Challenge saw 14 of the most promising FinTech and Financial Services start-ups present their businesses to an audience of dozens of the financial industry’s most influential innovation executives, early-stage investors and press
Matteo Rizzi, co-founder of Innotribe said, “The Singapore Innotribe Startup Challenge was an unparalleled opportunity to get a glimpse into the future of the relationship between technology and financial services, and I hope we will continue to give some great businesses the platform they need in the industry. Congratulations to V-key on their achievements and we look forward to welcoming them at the Innotribe Startup Challenge final at Sibos later this year!”
The Singapore Startup Challenge was the second of three regional challenges to be held in 2013 and was sponsored by Invest NI, HP, Level39 and Sberbank. The New York Startup Challenges will be held on 13th June. More information about the Startup Challenge, including the Singapore semi-finalists, is available here.