Are you a Fintech startup looking for capital? Good news! SWIFT which is global provider of secure financial messaging services has launched the SWIFT Innotribe Startup challenge a global competition looking to connect upcoming fintech startups with the wider financial community.

The startup challenge will identify 15 of the best Fintech startups in Africa. These will be showcased in front of over 500 decision makers from banks across the globe at the SWIFT African Regional Conference happening in May, 2015.

This challenge is a global program and has showcases in London, Cape Town, Singapore and New York. It will culminate with the grand finale at SWIFT international banking operations seminar (SIBOS), which will be in Singapore. It’s expected that there will be over 7000 banking executive’s present further increasing exposure for the submitted startups.

The showcases calendar is as follows;

London – 22 April

Cape Town – 6 May

Singapore – 28 May

New York – 18 June

Grand Finale– 14 October

If you are interested you can apply before February 22, 2015 at