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16 - 17 November 2021
London, UK

Demonstrate how innovative you are at our Shark Tanks

Showcase your new ideas and capabilities to an audience of industry experts

How to Apply

Is your company’s innovation ready to pitch to an audience of experts and industry influencers? Download a copy of the entry form and submission instructions here.

For each category, four innovators will pitch their idea in just four minutes. After each pitch, our 3 industry ‘Sharks’ will  ask the presenter 3 questions to assess the potential of the idea. After all 4 presenters have pitched, the Sharks will choose their favourite and the audience will use our electronic polling device to vote and pick a winner!

Categories include:

  • Identity
  • Financial inclusion / Personal Financial Management
  • Internet of things
  • Cross border payments

Entry Details

The deadline for entries is Monday 17 October, 2016 and those shortlisted will be notified 4 weeks prior to the event on Tuesday 18 October 2016.

Those invited to pitch will:

  • Be featured on the Payments International website
  • Receive the right to use “Shortlisted for Payments International Shark Tank  2016” on their own promotional materials, including print, emails and websites
  • Have complimentary access to all four days of the Payments International conference (1 place per company)

For additional information or questions relating to the Shark Tanks, please email