10 fintech startups selected for accelerator programme

10 fintech startups selected for accelerator programme

The LHoFT Foundation has announced the 10 Fintech startups selected to take part in the Fall 2021 digital edition of Catapult: Kickstarter

2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator | Meet the Cohort

Equip your team with the tools they need for a competitive edge with the FIS Fintech Accelerator.

Read about the cohort here:

The program features:

*FREE access for FIS Clients
*Virtual visits to connect financial institutions with founders from each company
*One-on-one meetings with pre-vetted, market-validated fintech companies handpicked by FIS and The Venture Center’s selection committee based on immediate relevance
*Guidance from The Venture Center team about which companies may be of interest to various departments within your organization
*Proven innovation results

Don’t wait another day – book your visit now!

FinTech Accelerator Has Helped 60 Companies, Linking Industry with Startups with $17k Investment

This is from The Top Entrepreneurs Podcast by Nathan Latka:

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Quickly pick part of video to watch:
01:28 – Nathan introduces Nektarios to the show
02:08 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech is a network of accelerators
02:17 – It is cohort-based
02:24 – The programs are industry focused programs
02:58 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech has 400 companies that have graduated
03:12 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech was launched in January 2014
03:29 – Nektarios shares how Startup Bootcamp FinTech started
03:56 – “To add real value, you need to be super sharp in your focus”
04:20 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech doesn’t take investments, but they take equity
04:30 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech takes 6% equity
05:52 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech has a variety of programs
06:35 – One of their teams is in Singapore
07:30 – Walnut Algorithms of France is part of their program
07:47 – It was built thinking it would revolutionize the algorithm industry
07:57 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech usually works with pre-seed startups
08:05 – Their products are not ready to launch yet
08:38 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech had 60 companies that are FinTech focused
08:52 – Buzzmove is one of the companies that have raised the most
09:05 – It provides accurate data for home insurance
09:25 – It is a data provider solution
09:35 – It sells to insurance providers
09:54 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech programs are funded by the industry players
10:26 – Nektarios shares what drives their company
11:07 – Who will win, Betterment or Wealthfront?
11:49 – It is difficult for Nektarios to discern which company will succeed
12:25 – Nathan shares his interview with Andy of Wealthfront
12:58 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech is the only program with the global reach
13:08 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech offers every entrepreneur in the globe access to their network
13:24 – The Global Insurance Accelerator is their only competition
13:34 – Nektarios shares what he thinks of the insurance space
13:58 – Insurance people are relevant to the industry
14:24 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech creates fund structure for every program
14:42 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech needs a minimum amount to run a program
15:05 – Every location of Startup Bootcamp FinTech has 5 people
15:53 – Startup Bootcamp FinTech isn’t driven by a commercial perspective
17:40 – The Famous Five

In Episode #622, Nathan interviews Nektarios Liolios. He’s the CEO and co-founder of Startup Bootcamp, Financial Technology, and Insurance Technology—the leading innovation program in the financial and insurance industry. They provide funding, mentorship, office space in the heart of London, Singapore, New York and Mumbai and access into their global network including investors and VCs, for up to 10 selected FinTech startups per program.

Favorite Book? – The Lean Startup
What CEO do you follow? – N/A
Favorite online tool? — Slack
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20-year old self, know one thing, what would it be? – Nektarios wished that at 20, he would have known that he didn’t know everything and to be less scared

3 Key Points:

1. To add real value, you need to be razor sharp in your focus.
2. Insurance space has so much potential to be a lucrative space—it’s less crowded and there are so many problems to solve.
3. Just go for it—take the consequences as it’s going to be a ride.

Fintech Accelerator Info Session

Fintech Accelerator program is a new and unique innovation and entrepreneurship program launched by Fintech Saudi and powered by Flat6Labs. This carefully crafted program is set to help fintechs grow and designed to transfer best practices, tools, and resources available for fintech companies to develop and scale their solution-driven businesses.

The Fintech Accelerator program is designed to support aspiring Fintech entrepreneurs through an intensive part-time curriculum focused on growth and scaling stages


Fintech startups, just like any early stage business face a number of challenges. Funding, mentorship and access to networks form part of the support they stand gain from fintech accelerators and incubators. However, these two programs aren’t the same. Each is better suited for a specific phase in the journey of a fintech startup. In this video, I explain what the differences between the two programs, the pros and cons as well as help you gauge which is suitable for your startup.
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0:00 Intro
2:06 What They Are
2:51 Fintech Accelerator
4:59 Fintech Incubator
6:30 Pros And Cons
9:40 Which To Choose
10:25 Summary & Outro

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