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Raise the Bär: BJB Global Student Innovation Program

From April to June 2024

The program aims to nurture the next generation of entrepreneurial talent who are keen to establish themselves in the private banking space.

Participants will be part of a 6-week hybrid global program and gain access to the tools and knowledge needed to refine their project ideas. After the bootcamp, teams will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of esteemed judges from Bank Julius Baer and Tenity as well as receive a certificate of participation by Julius Baer.  

The teams in the bootcamp will receive mentorship and insights from industry professionals to further refine and execute their project on real users. Additionally, they will have the privilege of working alongside the BJB Launchpad team.

At the end of the program, the winning team from the bootcamp may have the opportunity to continue developing their project for internal use.

Deadline: 28th March

A 6-week virtual bootcamp to work on your project idea. Winning team will receive SGD $30,000 to bring the project idea to life
Applications are open until 28th March 2024. The 6-week hybrid program runs from April 2024 to June 2024


Learn from industry experts

You will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs who can share their knowledge and experience with you.

Build your resume

A valuable addition to your resume and demonstrate your commitment to developing your entrepreneurial and technical skills.

Mentorship and support from experts

Receive mentorship and support from Tenity and experts within the Julius Baer Launchpad ecosystem to refine your project idea

Develop entrepreneurial skills

The boot camp will provide you with the chance to develop your entrepreneurial skills and mindset, such as creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, and risk-taking.

Bring your idea to life

A POC worth SGD $30,000 will be offered to the winning team

Some of our success stories

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Focus topics

Challenge 1. Gen AI for AML /KYC:

How can we leverage on Generative AI to enhance the anti-money laundering (AML) alert resolution, by providing context to the Compliance Officer. Leveraging on transactional data, product risks, as well as Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Screening data, offer a 360 view on the client, guiding the compliance officer towards an efficient alert remediation.

Challenge 2. Data and AI for Fixed Income Products:

How might we leverage the power of data, machine learning, and generative AI to accurately match fixed income products with less active clients, enhancing their investment experience and strengthening our relationships with them?

Julius Baer

For more than 130 years, we at Julius Baer have managed our clients’ wealth and served them as trusted, truly personal and holistic advisors. With our roots as a family business, we know the value of long-term relationships, and the challenges and opportunities of growing wealth, protecting it, and passing it on. In all we do, we are inspired by our purpose: creating value beyond wealth. Julius Baer is present in over 25 countries and around 60 locations.

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What we'll cover

Each Masterclass has a main focus, but will also cover other important topics for your development.

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The startups

the team

Jonas Thürig

Jonas Thürig

VP Business Development & Sales Asia
Charleen Phor

Charleen Phor

Program Manager

your partners

Senad Celebic

Senad Celebic

Executive Director
Jonathan Chan

Jonathan Chan

Head of Launchpad Asia
Goh Wee Kiat

Goh Wee Kiat

Innovation Engagement Manager

Have questions?

Reach out to our team

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