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Create the shift with the World's Best Digital Bank

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There is a paradigm shift in the way that you live your life. The world has become more fast-paced, complex, connected/disconnected, and only has attention for highly relevant and impactful experiences. This is why YOU are here. You are called upon to change your life and the world - by creating a better financial future for all.

As the World's Best Digital Bank, we are looking for the most innovative and future-forward solutions to launch soon. By opening up this challenge to the brightest developers, designers and problem solvers of the world, we want to get fresh perspectives on customer problems and creative approaches to solving them. Check out some key consumer trends that we're exploring. The teams with the most impactful solutions will win big!

So, what are you waiting for? Sign up today to participate by interacting with our panel of experts and submit your concept(s).

WHAT YOU COULD WIN

See your solutions implemented

US$100,000 in prizes

Score a job at DBS Bank

HOW IT WORKS

PHASE 1: IDEATION

(Online)

May 28 – July 5

DREAM BIG. Assemble your teammates or go solo - and propose ambitious ideas!

Step 1: Sign up for an account

Step 2: Register your team (individuals need to register a team as well)

Step 3: Get some ideas for your concept(s)

Step 4: Collaborate with your team on the platform (chat, share files, plan)

Step 5: Ask questions to our panel of experts

Step 6: Submit your concept(s) by July 5!

Judging Criteria for Phase 1

PHASE 2: PROTOTYPING

(Online)

July 15 – September 6

BUILD. Using the tools at your disposal and tapping into our expert network, bring your idea to life with a working prototype.

Step 1: Log in

Step 2: Prototype on AWS, tapping into the free credits provided

Step 3: Ask questions to our mentors

Step 4: Submit your code

Step 5: Submit more details on the concept form (such as source code link, demo video link, etc.) – by September 6!

We'll let you know if you’re moving ahead to Phase 3 by September 13

Judging Criteria for Phase 2

PHASE 3: FINALS

(Online)

September 21 – 22

PITCH. The final leg! Between September 6 and September 21, the selected teams for Phase 3 will receive feedback from the judges, and will have a chance to refine their prototypes for the final virtual pitch sessions on September 21-22.

The top teams with the best solutions will get access to the total prize pool of US$100,000.

BENEFITS FOR ALL

Meet the Experts

Webinars with experts and leaders

Free credits for developing on AWS in phase 2

HOW IT WORKS

PHASE 1: IDEATION

Online

May 28 – July 5

DREAM BIG. Assemble your teammates or go solo - and propose ambitious ideas!

Step 1: Sign up for an account

Step 2: Register your team (individuals need to register a team as well)

Step 3: Get some ideas for your concept(s)

Step 4: Collaborate with your team on the platform (chat, share files, plan)

Step 5: Ask questions to our panel of experts

Step 6: Submit your concept(s) by July 5!

Judging Criteria for Phase 1

PHASE 2: PROTOTYPING

Online

July 15 – September 6

BUILD. Using the tools at your disposal and tapping into our expert network, bring your idea to life with a working prototype.

Step 1: Log in

Step 2: Prototype on AWS, tapping into the free credits provided

Step 3: Ask questions to our mentors

Step 4: Submit your code

Step 5: Submit more details on the concept form (such as source code link, demo video link, etc.) – by September 6!

We'll let you know if you’re moving ahead to Phase 3 by September 13

Judging Criteria for Phase 2

PHASE 3: FINALS

Online

September 21 – 22

PITCH. The final leg! Between September 6 and September 21, the selected teams for Phase 3 will receive feedback from the judges, and will have a chance to refine their prototypes for the final virtual pitch sessions on September 21-22.

The top teams with the best solutions will get access to the total prize pool of US$100,000.

BENEFITS FOR ALL

Meet the Experts

Webinars with experts and leaders

Free credits for developing on AWS in phase 2

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About DBS Bank Ltd

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, we have a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. Our "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings are among the highest in the world. We have been recognised for our leadership globally, having been named “Bank of the Year – Global” by The Banker and “Best Bank in the World” by Global Finance. We are also at the forefront of leveraging technology to shape the future of banking and have been named "World’s Best Digital Bank" by Euromoney. In addition, we have been accorded the "Safest Bank in Asia" award by Global Finance for 10 consecutive years from 2009 to 2018.

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