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CHALLENGE #6 – RCS by BNP PARIBAS GROUP

Brief

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A INNOVATIVE & DISRUPTIVE MARKET-LEADING LOYALTY PROGRAM TO MATCH A NEW CREDIT PRODUCT.

     RCS will be launching a new credit product and require a new innovative, disruptive and market-leading loyalty programme to uniquely position this product relative to market competitors


**What does the RCS – BNP PARIBAS GROUP says**


We need you to develop an interactive mobile loyalty engine that rewards customer for utilisation of the credit product and to include:

o   API integration capability   o

o   Campaign Management   o

o   Automatic deal distribution via geo-location   o

o   Wallet for Reward accumulation   o

o   Voucher redemption   o

o   Graphical representation and customer insights (spend, shopping patterns etc)   o

 


**Top 3 reasons why attend Africarena**


**The event will offer a unique platform for 50 of the very top African start ups to pitch on open innovation challenges and to investors**

**Given the variety of investors present from the VC, Angels and Private Equity community in African and Europe, it is an opportunity for startups to meet many potential investors**

**The event is a great networking opportunity the leaders of the African tech industry (incubators, entrepreneurs,) but also with key people in innovation positions in large international business**

 


**Submission & Selection Criteria**


No specific criteria or rules here, except geolocation – it must be a company operating in Southern Africa 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦

If you have any trouble submitting your application – please send us an email at : contact@africarena2017.com

About RCS - BNP PARIBAS GROUP

The RCS Group (RCS) is a consumer finance business that offers its customers a range of financial services products under its own brand name and in association with a number of leading retailers in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. The core purpose of RCS is to enhance people's lifestyles and protect their financial security through innovative, desirable and accessible credit solutions. The idea is to enable RCS customers to enjoy the convenience, comfort and peace of mind offered by these credit solutions.

Rewards

Tickets

The three selected startups will get:

  • Free VIP entrance to the event
  • Corporates & Investors Pitch

Pitch

All 3 startups will get the chance to pitch in front the investors at the event.

Investors/VC’s from all over Africa, Europe and the USA will attend at the event.

Give your startups a financial boost to break the market.

Winner

A Proof of Concept (POC) will be launched for the winner of the Challenge, with PNB Paribas (and partners).

Great opportunity to work with a worldwide company and strengthen your solution.

Selection Criteria

Geographic area

For this challenge we will consider :

Startups from everywhere – but operating in Southern Africa

Maturity Criteria

Only startups can participate in this challenge, meaning:

Innovative solution or service

Less than 5 years of existence

Early-stage // Seed-stage company

Submission Requirements

Required format:

Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) – You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video

Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf)

Last day of submission: 31th of October 2017 – 12 midnight

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