United States

KPMG Flashpoint

Helping companies reimagine their tax function.


Participate in KPMG's Flashpoint challenge.

The Flashpoint challenge is a competitive forum hosted by KPMG LLP (KPMG). It’s designed to provide the best players in the blockchain arena with a platform to prove why their technology is a clear choice for the marketplace and why their companies may be well suited to team with KPMG.


What’s the challenge?

Tell us how your blockchain solution supports tax functions like transfer pricing, value chain, tax transparency, data and analytics, and others in order to help companies create value, drive greater efficiencies, uncover new analysis, and manage risk.


What’s in it for you?

Advance to the top in the Flashpoint challenge and you could be on your way to a working relationship with KPMG, one dedicated to helping deliver the best possible blockchain solutions to the marketplace.


Think you’re a contender?

Get started now!  You will be notified if your company was selected to present your story in person at the Flashpoint finals on May 31, 2018 at KPMG’s Ignition Center in Denver.

You’ll find more details on how the Flashpoint challenge works and how it may help ignite your company’s success.


How to Apply:


Step 1: Download the Flashpoint application.

(note: link has expired,as May 31 event has now passed)


Step 2: Email your completed application to:


Step 3: Notification - week of May 7. You'll here about your status and next steps.


Questions can be submitted to:

Flashpoint Review Committee


Will Williams

National Managing Principal, Tax, KPMG LLP


Brad Brown

Chief Innovation Officer, National Tax Transformation & Technology Leader, KPMG LLP


Steven K. Rainey

Chief Innovation Officer, National Leader for Data & Analytics, Tax, KPMG LLP


Cyrus Daftary

Tax Principal, Information Reporting & Withholding Group, KPMG LLP


David Jarczyk

Tax Principal, Innovation Group, KPMG LLP


Amit Ringshia

Managing Director, KPMG Ignition, KPMG LLP


Learn more about KPMG's Tax Innovation Services


Tax Reimagined

As technology innovation transforms businesses, KPMG is transforming technology innovation to help you unlock value and prepare businesses to deliver more with less.

KPMG Tax takes innovation to the next level.  With our extensive tax knowledge, robust technologies, and an overall culture that inspires ideas and innovation, we can help solve key issues and create new enterprise value to transform the tax function from an operational requirement into a competitive advantage.

Our team's capabilities can assist with:

  • Intelligent automation
  • Tax data & analytics
  • Tax application integration
  • Tax management services
  • Enterprise services
  • Data enablement

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Redefining collaboration...

From idea generation to strategy to execution, KPMG Ignition helps organizations spark innovation and fuel change. It's here where professionals with different disciplines from developers and data scientists to information architects and forensic accountants - collaborate to discover emerging opportunities, design bold scenarios and deliver game changing insights and solutions.

Discover how KPMG Ignition Centers can help your business spark innovation and fuel change to unlock value and prepare for the future.


Neither your participation in this Flashpoint initiative nor any responses you provide in connection therewith shall imply any obligation or commitment on the part of KPMG LLP. KPMG LLP reserves the right to eliminate any and all responses without liability, and is under no obligation to pursue any services in response to this initiative.