Who would be an ideal collaborator and participant in the CFC?
The ideal collaborator would be companies ranging from scale-ups to mature companies and solution providers. They should have new technology and platforms that are already developed, or could be developed and launched within 6 months. Separately, companies who already have traction with a roamer/traveller customer base and/or with superior UX/digital products may also be considered.
Can I take part in this CFC as an individual, if I do not belong to a company?
No. We are only looking to partner companies with an existing team who can Go-To-Market within the next 6 months.
What are the benefits of taking part in this CFC?
If selected, you will immediately start working with our BMOs to develop and bring your solution to market. With our collective footprint of 1 billion customers across the region, and a vast marketing and distribution network in each market, solutions that add value and address customers’ pain points can achieve commercial success in participating markets.
What is the maximum number of people who can be in a team?
Each team will have 1 team leader and up to 3 additional members (maximum of 4). All team members will be required to participate in all of the activities in the CFC, including Deep Dive sessions with our BMOs and the Finals event.
If I was shortlisted for the finals, am I expected to be physically there for the finals?
Teams shortlisted for the finals will be required to attend the Finals event in person. They must send at least 1 of their members to attend physically, while members who are not physically present will be required to attend the event and contribute to the team’s presentation via video conferencing.
Where can I get more information about each BMO’s roaming products?
Information about each BMO’s existing roaming products is publicly available and may be searched and accessed online.
Is there a minimum number of BMO markets that the solution must serve?
The solution should be applicable to local market conditions of at least 2 of the following BMO markets: Australia, India, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand. Teams may also target for the solution to scale to other BMO markets beyond these 5. For queries related to specific BMO markets, email email@example.com to discuss further.
What type(s) of telco data will be available for our use in this CFC?
No live or actual historic customer data will be provided during the CFC. However, teams may check with Bridge Alliance on the availability of specific data sources in their target markets.
Is the assessment criteria equally weighted?
The assessment takes all the mentioned criteria into account as part of a holistic evaluation of the suitability of the solution for our BMOs.