Posts Tagged ‘accelerator’

Barclays seeks startups for new fintech accelerator program in Tel Aviv

A three-month startup accelerator program in Tel Aviv run by Barclays Plc and Techstars, a Colorado, US-based firm, has opened registration for its fourth cycle, which will focus on the fields of fintech and information security. Registration for the program will close December 16,  with the program starting in March 2019. For its new program, the accelerator […]

Queen City Fintech VC Conference to feature startups & investors

The Southeast Fintech Venture Conference is back for a full-day program highlighting the freshest innovations in fintech from companies throughout the region. The event, taking place November 14 at Barings in downtown Charlotte, is organized and hosted by Queen City Fintech, a Charlotte-based accelerator that supports financial technology startups through mentoring, capital and connections. The […]

AICPA seeks startup candidates for accelerator

The Association of International CPAs (AICPA) and its technology arm,, are now seeking candidates for their joint startup accelerator program, designed to encourage innovation in accounting and finance. Applications are due Nov. 30, 2018. Selections will be made by early 2019, and the program will last approximately six months. Companies who are chosen will be […]

LATTICE80 partners with YES SCALE Accelerator as Ecosystem Partner

LATTICE80, a global fintech hub headquartered in London, has partnered with YES SCALE Accelerator, a Mumbai-based multi-sector accelerator. YES SCALE is a 15 week programme in which the accelerator will help scale up innovations through technology, mentorship, funding and commercial support for startups in key impact sectors of the economy. The accelerator has partnered with 10+ […]

10 Startup Accelerators Based On Successful Exits

Forbes contributor Alejandro Cremades has generated a list of 10 accelerators based on successful exits: Y Combinator (Mountain View, California, USA) 500 Startups (Mountain View, California, USA) Techstars (Boulder, Colorado, USA) Plug and Play (Sunnyvale, California, USA) MassChallenge (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) SOSV (Princeton, New Jersey, USA) Startupbootcamp (London, UK) Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF) (Moscow, Russia) Wayra (Slough, Buckinghamshire, UK) Start-Up […]

AlphaCode in drive to create pipeline of fintechs to invest in [Q&A]

Joburg based fintech accelerator AlphaCode aims to create a pipeline of fintech firms in which Rand Merchant Bank — which runs the programme — can invest in and grow, says the programme’s head Dominique Collett. Collett  told Ventureburn more about how AlphaCode came about, how businesses can apply to the Incubate programme and what the main […]

South Africa’s richest startup programme is looking for fintech entrepreneurs

AlphaCode, an incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage financial services businesses powered by Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) is looking for businesses or ideas that could change the face of financial services.  The AlphaCode Incubate programme seeks to identify and reward high potential, innovative entrepreneurs to boost the development of fintech and financial services […]

These 9 Fintech Startups Made It Into Kickstart Accelerator 2018

Kickstart Accelerator has chosen 30 technology startups and 5 intrapreneurship teams for its 2018 program. The startups will come to Zurich for seven weeks this autumn, where they will meet with Swiss corporations, cities, universities and foundations aiming at initiating successful innovation partnerships and joint pilot projects. Fintech/Crypto Vertical Startups: Altoo (Switzerland) empowers wealthy individuals […]

Q&A: Raja Al Mazrouei on how Dubai’s FinTech Hive supports Islamic fintech and UAE’s changing economic landscape

At the end of June, FinTech Hive at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) closed applications for its second accelerator programme. FinTech Hive at DIFC is the Middle East and North Africa’s first fintech accelerator and it supports growth stage start-ups. FinTech Hive’s Executive Vice President, Raja Al Mazrouei, gives Salaam Gateway insight into how the programme […]

Apply: Wells Fargo Accelerator Program for FinTech Startups 2018

Wells Fargo is granting investments opportunities for up to $1,000,000 to FinTech startups and promising minority stake in the invested company. The Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator is a hands-on program designed to advance startups that create solutions for enterprise customers — inside and outside the financial industry. Entrepreneurs from around the globe who have innovative ideas […]