The accelerator, which focused on financial innovation, has opened applications for its 2015 London programme.
Startupbootcamp FinTech London’s 2014 programme saw 10 startups from eight different countries including the UK, Switzerland, Estonia and the Netherlands create 21 different projects which all solved a real problem. Seven of the 10 startups from 2014’s cohort were already generating revenues before they entered the programme.
This year, Startupbootcamp FinTech is visiting 20 locations around the world, including Tel Aviv, Paris and Zurich, as well as new locations, including Sydney, Toronto, San Francisco, Johannesburg and Dubai on its FastTrack tour. In each location 10 startups will be chosen to join a FastTrack session, which will give them access to invaluable feedback on their product and business model in 1:1 sessions with mentors and investors.
This is also a chance for the Startupbootcamp FinTech team to meet the startups face-to-face and evaluate their potential for the programme.
The 20 best startups from around the world will be invited to join selection days in London in July and, after four days of intensive workshops, mentoring and pitching, 10 startups will be chosen to join the 2015 accelerator programme.
The programme will provide the startups with extensive mentoring and exposure to a network of entrepreneurs, investors and Startupbootcamp FinTech partners; three months free office space; €15k in cash and €450k in free services from global partners like Google, Amazon Web Services and many more.
“After a successful London programme in 2014 and an unprecedented amount of applicants for our Singapore programme, the logical next step is to open up the programme to an even wider community of startups […] around the world,” said Nektarios Liolios, global managing director for Startupbootcamp FinTech.
Applications for the Startupbootcamp FinTech London accelerator programme are now open for early-stage startups to apply. The 10 startups chosen to enter the three-month programme will be announced in July, before the programme begins in August 2015.
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