Okay, so we’ve got prizes worth competing for—now you need to know what kind of submissions we’re after. Wirecard is looking for disruptive ideas that re-imagine the way consumers pay for things.
If you want to join the Challenge, you should feel free to let your creativity run wild. Don't limit yourself! Every idea could be the next big thing in payments—so be bold and submit what you think could help us shape a new and improved financial experience for society and/or customers.
Disruptive, creative ideas that can re-imagine the way we pay and take into account one or more of the following:
Winners will be chosen based on three main criteria:
Everyone is welcome to take up the Challenge. We are especially interested in students, young professionals and entrepreneurs. You can participate as an individual or as a team of up to three people. For more information about team requirements, scroll down to our FAQ section.
You can submit your ideas with our template starting on 16 September, when the platform opens as a log-in space. Ideas can be submitted as an individual or a team (max. 3 people). If you submit as a team, everyone in your team has to create an account on the platform. The main idea author from your team submits your idea and tags all teammates in the submission before the platform closes on December 4.
Everyone 18 years or older is welcome to take up the Challenge!
We are especially interested in:
You can participate as an individual or as a team of up to three (3) people, and please make sure your submission is in English.
Note: If you are a Wirecard employee, we also want your ideas! But please submit your idea to the Internal Innovation Challenge.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Wirecard is looking for insights, attitudes, and expectations of the future of payment from around the world. We will also do global market research. We will interpret the findings, draw conclusions and share them publically in a report and on social media. We at Wirecard want to collaborate with you to better design the future.
The Wirecard Innovation Challenge has several stages and involves digital and in-person participation. First, starting 16th September, the platform opens and participants can register in the log-in space. This is where the idea template will be accessible for you to submit your sketch and description. A panel of evaluators will review the ideas and select the Top 3. The Top 3 finalists will be invited to pitch their idea at a live event in Munich, where one Grand Prize winner will be chosen.
We will look at originality, value and potential.