2018 Technology Competition

Our challenge: come up with an idea for a new app that takes advantage of open banking

The winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2018 Technology Competition. We challenged you to tell us your idea for a new app that takes advantage of open banking. You responded with some thoughtful and imaginative ideas.

Congratulations to the winners and the runners up.

Winner: OpenDraft

OpenDraft proposed an innovative way to help vulnerable customers predict and manage their risk of being overdrawn each month.

It was created by Rahma Hussein (Kings College London), Jurriaan Parie (London School of Economics), Lisa van den Boogaard (University of Amsterdam) and Tijn Croon (Kings College London).

Rahma Hussein

Rahma Hussein

Jurriaan Parie

Jurriaan Parie

Lisa van den Boogaard

Lisa van den Boogaard

Tijn Croon

Tijn Croon

Runner-up: Demka

Demka was designed to help users choose which of their multiple accounts they should pay from at each transaction.

Artur Demka

Artur Demka

Rohan Ramesh

Rohan Ramesh

Robert Demka

Robert Demka

It was created by Artur Demka, Rohan Ramesh and Robert Demka who are students at the London School of Economics.

Runner up: MiMoney

MiMoney sought to tackle the problem of debt by providing tools for personal money management, including a calendar that would help forecast future expenditure.

It was created by Denis Piralic, a Year 11 pupil at Gravesend Grammar School.

Denis Piralic

Denis Piralic

The prize

We’ve offered all the winners and runners-up a paid internship with us in summer 2019. We look forward to welcoming them.

Want to get in touch?

You can email us at tech.early.careers@bankofengland.co.uk

This page was last updated 19 February 2019
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