Let's innovate the world of finance and insurance together!

In our finance & insurance innovation challenges in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Finance, we connect researchers, professionals, students as well as startups and innovative companies with the most innovative corporates to push your career, research or venture to the next level.

The best teams and concepts will get access to funded co-creation opportunities, partnership & funding programs as well as exclusive events.


Our Program is initialized together with the Federal Ministry of Finance and under the patronage of the German Finance Minister.

"I am delighted to have the honour of becoming patron of this "incubator of opportunities"." - Christian Lindner


Success Stories

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Innovating customer experience for long-term financial contracts

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to Modulr Design & Unicorn Makers!

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Digitalize High-Volume Project Financing with HCOB

✅ Challenge completed

finance-lbbw's provider logo

Accelerate Impact Investing with Blockchain-based dApps

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to 51nodes & Blocksquare!

finance-santander's provider logo

Omnichannel in Banking: Enhanced Customer Experience Across All Channels

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to CognitX & Azron!

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Next Level Banking with GPT

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to PPI AI Wizard!


In our FAQ you can find the most important questions at a glance.

How does the challenge process look like and why?
How mature must the approach be?
Is my participation binding?
Do you have any questions or uncertainties?
Are you looking for team members?
How to create an account on our platform and how to set it up?
How to participate in a challenge and submit my idea?

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