Santander Seek Out 'Big Ideas'

Santander Seek Out 'Big Ideas'

£20k competition is looking for bright, young minds to solve tech issues in finance industry

26th November 2015

By Elma Glasgow

Santander is offering to share of £20,000 to ambitious young innovators who can help solve some of the key technological issues facing the financial industry. The Big Ideas competition aims to help people identify and develop solutions, with participants retaining ownership of their work.

The Big Idea is made up of 3 challenges:

Applicants with a big idea need to be a UK or international student or recent graduated in the last 5 years. Santander is encouraging people to work in teams since in the second part of the competition they'll be asked to develop a prototype.

The closing date for entries is 15 January 2016, with proposals judged on the basis of creativity, feasibility, viability and credibility.

Prizes worth £20,000 are up for grabs, split into:

Finalists will also be given the opportunity to:

Find out more about the competition on Santander’s Universities Enterprise Portal.