Grant Funding Unlocked for FinTech to Solve Financial Inclusion Challenges in Trinidad and Tobago and Eastern Caribbean States with Launch of New Caribbean Fintech Sprint for Financial Inclusion

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Local, regional and global FinTechs can receive grant funding to develop digital payment solutions to solve industry-wide issues impacting citizens' access to financial
services across the region.

The EU-UNCDF-OACPS Eastern Caribbean Digital Financial Inclusion Programme launched a Caribbean FinTech Sprint for Financial Inclusion, in partnership with the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Center and with support provided by the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.

The Caribbean FinTech Sprint for Financial Inclusion aims to attract local and global FinTechs with market-ready solutions to address 3 identified digital payment problem statements across the region.

A maximum of 5 successful applicants may be awarded up to $100,000USD each. Sprint partners include Trinidad and Tobago National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation, RHAND and CLICO Credit Unions under the Credit Union League of Trinidad and Tobago, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s DCash initiative, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, VISA, the American Chamber of Commerce, and the European Chamber of Commerce.

The challenge aims to strengthen cross-sector collaboration by bringing together the financial ecosystem across the
Caribbean identify innovation which tackles the following identified challenges:
– Digital payment solutions for underserved users of Credit Unions
– Expand e-commerce solutions for smallholder farmers
– Optimization of remote onboarding for D-Cash

For more information please see the Caribbean FinTech Sprint for Financial Inclusion Website:
Inquiries may be submitted by email to: [email protected].

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