Fast track your concept and convert it into a strong, commercially viable proposition that has been tried and tested in one of the most demanding industries. As one of the successful applicants you’ll benefit from:
Of course, the more you put in, the more you’ll get out of the programme. So it’s essential your core management (Founder/CTO/CEO etc) can commit to the key dates:
The FinTech Innovation Lab provides startups with a market differentiating accelerator programme, in which senior execs from financial services institutions and investors help early-stage companies develop in a unique 12-week mentorship programme. Through a series of interview days, 15 finalists will be selected and split into 4 streams – Corporate & Investment Banking, Tech, Insurance and Retail Banking – based in our physical office space.
Throughout the 12-week programme, all attendees must commit two members of their leadership team to work 3-4 days per week in our shared workspace where they will attend a host of events and workshops run by Accenture and partner banks and insurers in a non-sales environment, aimed at forging relationships and mentoring.
Open for Applications: 1st September 2016
Applications close: 9th October 2016
Pitch week: 28th November- 2nd December 2016
Lab begins: 2nd January 2017
Lab ends and Graduation day: 30th March 2017
*These are planned dates and may be subject to change
Applicants to the programme range in maturity, but are typically asked to have a minimum viable product to showcase. The overall aim is to connect financial services institutions and innovative startups, allowing them to collaborate, thereby accelerating the adoption of fintech and insurtech while also driving innovation within the financial services sector.
The project has huge potential to help to spur jobs and growth and I’m sure it will attract some very bright minds.
Boris Johnson, Former Mayor of London