Timeline

Applications open

31 July 2019

Applications close

30 September 2019

Participating partnerships announced

01 November 2019

Prize winners announced

01 March 2020

The Challenge was backed by HM Treasury and delivered by Nesta Challenges.

The Affordable Credit Challenge supported partnerships between UK community lenders and fintechs developing innovative technological solutions that increased access to affordable, responsible credit.

Team

Chris Gorst

Chris Gorst

Chris Gorst

Challenge Director, Nesta Challenges

At Nesta Challenges, Chris's experience spans the public, commercial and social impact sectors and interactions between the three.

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Elani Buchan

Elani Buchan

Elani Buchan

Programme Manager, Disruptive Tech and Governments & Innovation team

Elani was a Programme Manager for Nesta Challenges.

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Isobel Scott-Barrett

Isobel Scott-Barrett

Isobel Scott-Barrett

Strategy Manager

Isobel works on the design and delivery of Nesta's strategy.

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Seoana Sherry-Brennan

Seoana Sherry-Brennan

Seoana Sherry-Brennan

Digital Communication and Prize Engagement Officer, Nesta Challenges

Seoana works across all themes centre-wide, helping to inspire more people to enter our prizes by facilitating the growth of an engaged community of solvers via our digital channels.

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