Attention all fintech startups! The AWS FinTech Accelerator programme has just launched, and it has a range of awesome benefits you’ll want to check out.
Amazon Web Services has just launched AWS FinTech Accelerator, an equity-free programme that aims to support the growth and scale of exciting, high-potential fintech startups. The initiative is supported by Vestbee, one of the largest European platforms for startups, VC funds, accelerators and corporates, as well as selected fintech experts, and investors representing some of the world’s most well-known companies. Names such as HSBC, Railsbank, Anthemis, Breega, GFC, Mouro Capital, DN Capital, Dawn Capital, Outwards, Blackfin Capital Partners, Eight Roads, Finch Capital, Burda Principal Investments, or EBRD Venture Capital are in the partner line-up, making this one of fintech’s hottest accelerator programmes.
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The accelerator programme, which lasts for 6 weeks, gives selected startups to receive comprehensive technology, business and fundraising support. In addition to networking opportunities, connections to leading VC funds and the chance to bounce ideas off industry experts and leaders, participants can also benefit from special offers and discounts from partners.
- Up to $100k in AWS Activate Credits
- An innovation to the ComplyLaunch Programme
- $3k Credits from Yapily
- 90% off on HubSpot
- $50k on the Mixpanel Growth Plan
- $5k worth of API Endpoints from Plaid
Who can apply?
The applications are open for early-stage startups at the pre-seed, seed, and Series A stage, developing an innovative solution in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Teams aiming to set up businesses in these fintech hubs are also invited to participate. The startups should be operating in the following sectors (although, others are also welcome):
- Open & Embedded Finance,
- Big Data & AIML,
- Blockchain & Decentralised Finance,
- Financial inclusion & Sustainability
Applications for the programme will close on July 22nd. The acceleration program will start in September, ending with a Demo Day on October 27th.
So, if you’re innovating in the fintech space and think you sound like a good fit – get your applications in now!
Apply to the AWS FinTech Accelerator HERE via the Vestbee platform before 22nd July 2022.