About the contest

“Innovation starts small”. Innovation draws inspiration from rich experience in the interbank market. Innovation is driven by the strong desire to explore brand new fields. Innovation will bring about revolution.

2019 CFETS Interbank Fintech Innovation Contest is sponsored by China Foreign Exchange Trade System. With a focus on the integration of technologies and financial infrastructure, this contest aims to empower business innovation, embrace changes and help develop an inclusive ecology.

Looking upon the entire life cycle of transactions the interbank market, the contest unveils the landscape of interbank market by aggregating internal and external expert resources, providing simulation scenarios and data resources. The contest also sets up a platform for prototype demonstrations and provides opportunities for prospective cooperation.

If you are interested in various trading needs and aspire to foster development of the interbank market; or if you have insights into the subdivisions of the interbank market, and would like to apply advanced technologies to real scenarios and reach over 20,000 interbank market members, welcome to sign up for the 2019 CFETS Interbank Fintech Innovation Contest!


1. Registration        May 9, 2019 - July 9, 2019 (Tentative)

Teams sign up on the official website/mobile terminal and submit creative ideas.

2. Training and Guidance    July 15, 2019 - August 30, 2019 (Tentative)

CFETS will complete the screening of excellent ideas and announce the shortlist on the official website and WeChat official account. Teams that successfully pass the screening session will be provided training and off-line coaching to improve their ideas and enhance their skills.

3. Interim Defense     September, 2019 (Tentative)

The teams will report on the progress of the project with follow-up guidance by jury and mentors. The results of the Interim Defense will be announced on the official website and WeChat official account.

4. Final      October, 2019 (Tentative)

The teams will demonstrate the final products on site and take questions from the jury.

5. Fintech Festival    November, 2019 (Tentative)

The winners will be invited to the grand ceremony and receive awards. The final products will be demonstrated to the interbank market members.


Strategic Partner

Platform Provider Partner

Technical Support Partner

A supervisory team will be set up for the competition. In order to ensure fairness in the competition, a feedback system will be implemented for the preliminary review results of the finals. All forms of complaints or feedbacks will only be entertained within 5 days from the date of publication of the preliminary results of the review. The organizing committee of the competition strictly keeps all individual or unit’s information pertaining to objections confidential.
Participants can be FinTech enthusiasts both at home and abroad. Free team formation is adopted, with 5-8 people in each team. External companies can invite CFETS staff to form a team.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at fintech@chinamoney.com.cn