Your chance to partner with CLS, a trusted market solutions provider
Develop and test your digital community product to boost its potential
Showcase your prototype to HR professionals and technology experts
Seize the opportunity to take your solution to MVP
Employees with the mobile application will be able to:
CLS will be looking for Apps with:
• Seamless user experience
• Content integration
• A gamification aspect
to boost interaction
Teams will be provided with example content to prepare for showcasing their solutions to the jury.
Your startup will focus on building an application to address current challenges in employee engagement and build an app that is engaging, compliant and fun!
Selected teams will focus on building a solution for a digital community of CLS employees.
48 hours to create a digital community for global CLS employees.
During the 48 hours at the London venue, teams will build a bespoke social media platform prototype that will help CLS employees communicate and engage with each other.
What are the next steps?
20 September - 21 October
Register your startup and apply to take part in the challenge!
22 October - 31 October
Selected startups will be invited to attend the hackathon in London.
01 November - 14 November
Selected startups will be invited to join an online platform where they will receive access to examples of content and speak to CLS mentors to prepare for the event.
15 November - 16 November
A 48 hour event in London to work with your team to develop your applications and bring the app’s vision to life.
Showcase your application to a jury panel of CLS experts.
What type of startups should apply?
Are you an established startup wanting to take on unique challenges within HRTech?
Do you have a solution that is capable of reinvigorating employee engagement at CLS?
The CLS Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for mature startups specializing in digital community solutions to further develop their existing product into a new and exciting app for a leading FX market infrastructure.
Teams are to be startups with a minimum of three and a maximum of four individuals per team.
Each team will need a developer, a designer and at least one person to handle the business strategy and planning. Read the ‘Terms and Conditions’ before registering.
Breakfast / Welcome
Startup Pitches / Introductions
HR/ Stakeholder Workshop
Mentor Pit Stops Begin
First Scores Announced
Code, code, code…
How to give a kick-ass demo
Thursday 15 November
Yoga Session #1
Yoga Session #2
Lunch / Project Page Deadline
End of Code / Jury Briefing
Friday 16 November
136 High Holborn
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