10 Game Changing FinTech Companies will take the Stage at Startupbootcamp FinTech London’s Demo Day, showcasing the most innovative companies in finance

London - 22 November 2016

Startupbootcamp FinTech London will host its Demo Day on December 1st for the third year. The ten companies taking the stage will showcase some of the most innovative technologies in finance ranging from SME banking, regtech and chatbot technologies through to artificial intelligence and blockchain. Many have already launched their services and secured pilots with leading banks and other corporates and are well on the way to transforming the financial industry.                     

Since 2014, Startupbootcamp FinTech has helped launch some very successful Fintech companies and worked with many entrepreneurs to build their vision. By connecting FinTech companies with its partners, mentors and network of industry experts Startupbootcamp has been at the forefront of collaborative innovation in finance. Startupbootcamp Fintech London’s partners include Lloyds Banking Group, PwC, MasterCard, Rabobank, arvato Bertelsmann, Intesa Sanpaolo, MJ Hudson and Route 66 ventures. Today, an increasing number of banks and corporates are embracing change brought by FinTech companies, more partnerships are being formed and even a greater number of companies are being built through successful partnerships than ever before.

The theme for this year’s Demo Day is ‘United FinTech’, reflecting the growing collaboration between FinTech companies and banks.

“This is the third year we have run Startupbootcamp FinTech in London. We continue to see an incredible amount of talent, innovation and ingenuity by the entrepreneurs, and also increasing involvement from our corporate partners, mentors and industry experts. If someone is really interested to know what is going on in FinTech, they need to be here. The variety of the startups who applied to our program this year is remarkable. We received more than 400 applications from startups across 61 different countries for an opportunity to build their businesses working together with the biggest players in finance. Despite the uncertainty caused by Brexit, 70% of the companies are planning to stay in UK as well as also open into new markets such as Asia and US,” says Francisco Lorca, Managing Director of Startupbootcamp FinTech London.

The companies have gone through a three month acceleration program with intense sessions, mentor and partner one to ones as well as meetings with leading FinTech entrepreneurs and other top finance experts and investors.

Startupbootcamp FinTech invites angel investors, venture capitalists, industry specialists and corporates looking for investment opportunities and partnerships to meet the cohort on Demo Day. Attendees will be able to actively engage with the teams throughout series of presentations and Q&As, give feedback and exchange thoughts.

“It has been exciting to partner with Startupbootcamp FinTech London Accelerator Program and work with the teams over the past thirteen weeks,” said Lennart Swoboda, Innovation Manager at arvato Financial Solutions, “The caliber of the entrepreneurs has been remarkable, and we look forward to see the progress of the teams at Startupbootcamp FinTech Demo Day. We are already looking beyond Demo Day to partner with some of the startups to support our own clients with innovative solutions in manifold aspects.”

Stephane Wyper, Senior Vice President, Mastercard StartPath commented “We are actively engaged with FinTech startups all over the world. Our partnership with Startupbootcamp in London has given us a chance to extend that and meet some really great technology teams. It has been a rewarding process to help mentor the 2016 class of FinTech startups within this programme and we look forward to Demo Day where these companies can showcase themselves the progress they have made in the last three months."

The ten game changing FinTech companies who take the stage are: 

Enterprise Bot revolutionizes the way financial companies interact with their customers by using AI powered virtual assistants. The white-labeled solution that can be deployed on various platforms, reduces contact center costs by 85% and wait time for end users by 90%.

europeone brings borderless banking to you – on your phone- in your pocket – wherever you are.

KyoLAB bridges the gap between compliance and mobile messaging. Regulated financial services must retain all electronic communications, otherwise risk multi-million dollar fines. KyoLAB helps clients by archiving mobile messaging such as WhatsApp and WeChat, providing an audit trail and dispute resolution.

moBILLity helps consumers save money on their recurring bills effortlessly. Through connecting financial and non-financial data, moBILLity enables consumers to unlock significant savings on their bills through a chat based solution.

PACE Invoice helps SME’s to receive payments from their international customer base. The platform combines invoicing and payment processing capabilities in one simple-to-use account.

Penta is a digital bank for SMEs.

Trakti helps companies cut 30% of their operational costs linked to contract negotiation by allowing them to seamlessly connect, negotiate and close deals online with counterparties on its B2B platform.

Zenith One offers an intelligent white label platform designed for Financial Advisors to cap-

ture the next generation of investors more profitably, meet the growing online and mobile communication demands and enhance controls and regulatory compliance.

Zeroflows enables asset managers to access first hand information and hard to find liquidity in emerging and frontier stock markets.

Railsbank, Startupbootcamp FinTech London’s ‘Startup in Residence’ enables stress free access to global banking for finTech Companies with a simple and easy to use API. Access global banking with 5 lines of code.