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11 October 2017

NTT Data Open Innovation Contest 7.0 – Apply Now!

NTT DATA, a top 10 global IT services provider, has announced that it will be extending the application deadline for its 7th edition of "Open Innovation Contest". Global IT startups can still apply until October 16th. 

The contest invites innovators in fields such as Fintech, Blockchain, IoT, Big Data, Smart Devices, Green Energy and Connected Car to foster the creation of ‘triple win’ business scenarios between startups, NTT DATA and its customers. 

NTT DATA is offering the winners:

- Extensive exposure across the NTT DATA Group

- Business development supported by a team of business consultants, with a view to running a proof of concept and then commercialising the technology in the Japanese market

- Consideration of equity investment

NTT DATA has hosted the open innovation contest twice a year since 2014. You can check out last year's winners Social Coin on YouTube. The 7th edition will begin in November 2017, span across 15 cities worldwide and culminate in March 2018 when the grand prix will be awarded.

To apply, follow this link

Many of Intralink’s clients are start-ups with technology and solutions that would be eligible to enter the Open Innovation Contest. Intralink has been working with NTT DATA for two years in order to identify leading global startups that have a strong fit with the business of NTT DATA, and its customers in the banking and financial industries.

 



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