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Get your fintech accelerated

8 TO 12 FINTECH STARTUPS SELECTED
in MVP or in BETA testing phase

While we are looking for feasible digital products, with a validated market need, an internationally scalable solution, we are mostly looking for solid & passionate teams with global ambitions having the power and drive to execute!

Targeted domains: alternative financing for SME’s, eCommerce & alternative financing for retail, contactless payments, personal & digital financial services, customer experience & loyalty, asset management & capital markets, open banking & new financial management systems, Security and Fraud Prediction, Blockchain, Data & Predictive Analytics, RegTech, PropTech, InsurTech.

After successfully completing the first 4 accelerator programs in Romania to the benefit of 40+ startups, we are heading up for the fifth program dedicated to FinTech local startups.

Apply until the 1st of October!

Key program partners

MVP ready to launch

achieve up to 5K € montly revenues

access UP to 100k € investment

EARLY TRACTION PRODUCT

achieve 5 to 10K € monthly revenues

access UP to 200k € investment

Rounds conducted together with our strategic investment partners: GapMinder VC, SeedBlink, TechAngels, and regional co-investors

Based on your business progress and traction, we implement the pre/Seed rounds through equity investment (for up to 10% from the company) or mixed with a convertible note mechanism

Key program benefits

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
drive growth through partnerships with our corporate network and key stakeholders in the fintech environment

PRODUCT MARKETING

we help you translate your product into your targeted public understanding

SALES BOOST
we will support your access to the needed financial institutions in CEE for business development and POC’s

INVESTORS READINESS

sessions & access to our VC and investors network for follow up funding

OPEN BANKING APIs

use Finqware.com secure API platform for CEE to build your innovative products

GO-TO-MARKET & SOFT LANDING

we support your company to globally scale beyond your initial market

LONGTERM ASSITANCE
intensive 3 months of world-class knowledge and an additional 6 months of business development assistance

TAILORED PROGRAM

1 on 1 sessions, dedicated FinTech mentors, personalized knowledge to each startup needs

PARTNERS PERKs

150.000 euro

worth of benefits

PUBLICITY & COMMUNICATIONS

support in effectively communicate your startup externally

SUPPORT TO REGISTER

your company/IP in Delaware – USA or other international spots

FOUNDERS CLUB

access to the regular meetings between all our alumni startups

FINTECH COMPANIES FROM OUR COMMUNITY

TOGETHER WITH GAPMINDER VC WE WORK CLOSELY WITH TEAMS LIKE
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Are you ready to become a succes story ?
Get ready to activate the accelerator TIMELINE
  • MVP Stage and a winning business case is needed
  • You need to be a team, so no solo founders
  • You have global scaling potential or at least regional focus
  • A business role or product manager in the team is needed
  • Early traction is most welcomed; revenues are always a plus

Timeline

with long term commitment for your SUCCESS

September

OPEN BANKING HACKTAHON CEE (https://www.openbankinghackathon.com/) by Finqware.com

Selection & on-boarding

Program
10 weeks

October

Product Marketing Bootcamp
(3 days session)

Mentoring Sessions

November

Mentoring Sessions

B2B Sales Bootcamp
(3 days session)

December

Investor Readiness Bootcamp
(3 days session)

Corporate Matchmaking

Pitch for Investment at the Investor’s Dinner

January

Growth LAB
(3 days session)

Mentoring Sessions

Mentoring Sessions

International Soft-Landing Mission

DemoDay & Corporate Partners Event
(full day session)

Corporate Matchmaking

Follow-on Program
6 months

Alumni Founders Club

Promotion & Visibility Opportunities

Continous Matchmaking & BizDev Support

International Scale-Up

We continuously identify for you the right investors to support your next fundraising rounds

You will always be part of our community and benefit from the awesome benefits & resources we share in our Alumni Founders Club

Bartosz Balewski
Bartosz Balewski
Partner
TGTH
Flavia Richardson
Flavia Richardson
Vice President of Early Stage Practice
Silicon Valley Bank
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Sergiu Neguț
Co-Founder
Fintech OS
Malin Stefanescu
Mălin Ștefănescu
President
Techangels Romania
Dan Oros
Dan Oros
Head of Marketing
Google Romania
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Cosmin Cosma
CEO
Finqware
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Antonio Eram
Founder & CEO
Netopia
cosmin ochisor
Cosmin Ochisor
Advisor
GapMinder VC
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Paolo Petrolini
CPO at Salarify | Ex-Google
Salarify
andrei dudoiu
Andrei Dudoiu
co-founder
SeedBlink
raluca micu
Raluca Micu
Head of Payments Oversight Division
National Bank of Romania
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JULIAN LEHR
Startup Growth & Partnerships
Stripe
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Rishi Chattopadhyay
F10 FinTech
SwissWealthTech

About Us

40+STARTUPS ACCELERATED IN 2 YEARS

5M € RAISED BY OUR PORTFOLIO SINCE 2018

200+ CORPORATE EXPERTS AND MENTORS IN THE NETWORK

86% SURVIVAL RATE

50+ VCs IN OVER 30 GLOBAL LOCATIONS & IN HOUSE REGIONAL VC

2019 BEST REGIONAL ACCELERATOR BY CESA

16 COUNTRIES IN WHICH OUR STARTUPS HAVE LAUNCHED

WE ARE DEDICATED TO HELPING STARTUP TEAMS TO HAVE THE ROCKET FUEL TO TAKE OFF, BOOST SALES, AND RAISE THE SEED ROUNDS. EVEN IF THIS MEANS TO FIND LOCAL INVESTORS, REGIONAL VC’s, OR INTERNATIONAL CO-INVESTORS, WE ARE FULLY COMMITTED TO THE JOB.

WE CONTINUOUSLY WORK ON DEVELOPING OUR PROGRAMS, OUR NETWORK OF MENTORS, INDUSTRY EXPERTS, INVESTORS, AND SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR STARTUPS.

We are passionate about the digital transformation and opportunities taking place at the global level during this challenging times
This is why we decided to run the current programs putting our energy and expertise towards directing local startups for market validation, fast sales growth, and successful fundraising rounds.
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