Applications OPEN: UNCDF Announces Gig Economy Challenge – Driving Financial Health for Gig Workers

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UNCDF | Jia Wei Khor | April 2, 2020

Gig economy challenge - Applications OPEN:  UNCDF Announces Gig Economy Challenge - Driving Financial Health for Gig WorkersAPEC Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) launched the Gig Economy Challenge.

The challenge is funded by MetLife Foundation through the i3 (Innovate, Implement and Impact) program.

In light of COVID-19, gig workers are likely to face new and unforeseen challenges which will affect their financial health.

Calling for applications to seek viable solutions for improving the financial health of gig workers in APEC's (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) 21 member economies.

If you have a solution, apply now!

See:  Malaysia’s potential as the fintech hub for the ASEAN region

Why participate?

  • Technical assistance worth $100,000 to pilot your technology product or service
  • Up to $30,000 grant per team as seed capital
  • Opportunity to pilot the solution in Malaysia
  • Access to enabling partnerships, including financial institutions, technology companies and other infrastructure providers

 

Questions?

Join the info sessions!  Click below to register

7 April (Tue) 11 am ( GMT +8)

14 April (Tue) 10 am ( GMT +8)

23 April (Thurs) 11 am ( GMT +8)

 

Where can I know more?:  www.bit.ly/GigEconomyChallenge

Application Deadline:  27 April 2020

Contact finlab@uncdf.org

 


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