Bahrain: NBB announces winners of Digital Banking Challenge at Dubai Expo 2020

The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) unveiled the three winning teams of its Digital Banking Challenge, in partnership with Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB).

The grand finale, held during Bahrain National Week at Dubai Expo 2020, saw the three winning teams awarded for their innovative solutions on NBB’s digital banking App.

The finalists pitched their solutions on demo day to a panel of judges comprised of NBB and BFB members. The event saw several speakers from both the bank and Bahrain FinTech Bay taking part.

The winning teams were selected based on the best-proposed solutions for NBB’s digital app. The first-place winners, ‘NBB Tree’, second-place winners, ‘Active Zone’, and third-place winners, ‘Tullab’, will receive cash prizes, internships at the bank and Bahrain Fintech Bay, as well as three months of incubation support from Bahrain FinTech Bay.

NBB’s Digital Challenge saw 7 short-listed teams embarking on a 6-week mentorship track which consisted of a variety of workshops and one-on-one mentorship sessions to impart vocational insights and sector knowledge.


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