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Anthemis Fellowship, a six-month innovation program based in London, has opened its period for collecting applications. It is designed to develop the entrepreneurial talent of financial services in the digital and information age.
This Anthemis project is aimed at young talent with specialized skills (programmers, experts in artificial intelligence, etc.) as well as industry veterans or experienced entrepreneurs. In reality, anyone with a good idea.
In fact, there are no boundaries for participating and anyone can do it. As in previous editions, it will feature individualized tutoring, a program for each participant and access to its ecosystem. This edition will be more dynamic and rather than taking place over a year, it will last six months.
The deadline for submitting applications is July 21 at 11:00 a.m. Selection and interviews of the candidates will take place at the end of July and during August, to announce the finalists on the last days of the month.
The program for those chosen will begin in September 2016 and will end in February 2017, although the organization is committed to seeking an appropriate solution if the project participants need more time.
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