NEW DELHI, Feb 19: ICICI Bank announced the launch of the fourth edition of ‘ICICI Appathon’, a virtual challenge for start-ups to create next generation products and solutions, a statement said here on Wednesday.
Start-ups can develop unique products by using over 250 APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) hosted on the Bank’s API Banking portal.
Participants need to envision innovative solutions around diverse set of APIs in categories like lending, payments, retail & corporate banking, trade among others.
Speaking on the initiative, Anup Bagchi, Executive Director, ICICI Bank said, “ICICI Bank has been at the forefront of digital innovations since its inception. We continue to seek opportunities to collaborate with the wider start-up ecosystem which will help foster rapid innovation and bring in value addition for our customers. ‘ICICI Appathon’ is a great opportunity for all new age companies to partner with us and create path breaking solutions by using our APIs.”