Businesses and individuals across the Bailiwick have the opportunity to develop and showcase their digital solutions to address current challenges within the financial services industry in the 2018 SoundBox Sprint challenge.
The challenge, which is being supported by EY, will see 10 teams competing against each other to develop digital solutions to pre-set challenges. The SoundBox Sprint challenge is part of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission’s commitment to supporting innovation within the Bailiwick’s financial services industry. The challenge’s objective is to create innovative solutions to existing business issues within the financial services industry.
The winning teams will have the opportunity to develop their digital solutions with leading figures from the Bailiwick’s financial services industry, including EY.
Ove Svejstrup, Associate Partner at EY, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the 2018 SoundBox Sprint challenge. As highlighted in EY’s recent ‘FinTech in the Channel Islands’ report, businesses in the Channel Islands view FinTech as an opportunity and are willing to embrace the solutions on offer. To have the chance to work alongside industry professionals and be the catalyst for these changes and growth within the financial services industry is fantastic. Good luck to all those who are taking part in the challenge.”
The one day event is taking place on Friday 22 June. You can read more about the SoundBox Sprint here: https://bit.ly/2ljZzS5