Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge: Promoting Integrity through Tech Solutions

Citi Foundation
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Last date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017
Central African Republic
South Africa
Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

Citi Foundation together with its Allies proudly presents the Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I), an open innovation challenge to source solutions that promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector.

Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) is a global initiative to invite and encourage technology innovators from around the world to create solutions to help public sector entities increase transparency and promote integrity.

Priority Areas

  1. Government Transactions
    Financial technologies and electronic banking solutions that improve transparency and control for payments and collections, including benefit payments and subsidies.
  2. Culture, Ethics and Engagement
    Educate and engage citizens in the anti-corruption agenda, and promote a low-tolerance environm ent that increases awareness, responsibility and standards of behavior.
  3. Information, Security and Identity
    Secure information, identities, networks and transactions involving governments that protect and enable digital solutions. Consider cybersecurity solutions.
  4. Crisis Management and Aid
    Develop “fraud-and-graft-resistant” crisis payment tools designed for use in remote areas, conflict zones, and during natural disasters and refugee crises. Audit and track value and data transfers, including development assistance, digitally and remotely.
  5. Cutting the Red Tape
    Minimize paper documents, cash transactions and manual processes, reducing opportunities for corruption and minimizing bureaucracy and promoting efficiency in financial processes.
  6. Analytics, Reporting and Transparency
    Consider big data solutions and advanced analytics that detect, deter and prevent fraud and inappropriate financial transactions. Improve “whistle-blower” tools and auditing techniques.
  7. Financial Crimes and Illicit Activities
    Apply financial technology to crack down on other illicit activities, such as nepotism, bribery and complicity in money laundering, tax evasion and the financing of terrorism.
  8. Procurement
    Ensure that procurement procedures are transparent, and government contracts are awarded in affair and accountable manner.

Award Categories

  • T4I Awards
  • Audience Award
  • Peer’s Choice Award
  • Citi and Ally Awards

Judging Criteria

Solutions will be judged on a combination of the following critera:

  • Global reach
  • Innovation
  • Integrity impact
  • Functionality
  • Implementation feasibility

Eligibility Criteria

T4I is open to entries from all over the world. Both start-ups and mature technology corporates are welcome. If you’re chosen to participate at Demo Days, a pilot-ready solution must be showcased.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge.

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