Startups graduating from 2017 cohort announce partnerships following successful roadshow in Singapore, Chengdu, Hong Kong and Tokyo
Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore, the leading global accelerator focused on innovation in financial services, announces its 2017 cohort of startups have secured more than 70 pilots, clients and key partnerships, with hundreds more in the pipeline.
The announcement comes off the back of the Startupbootcamp FinTech Demo Tour, that took place over the last two weeks. Hosting four events across Asia in Singapore, Chengdu, Hong Kong and Tokyo, attendees heard pitches from the top 11 FinTech teams selected out of more than 500 applications across Asia-Pacific earlier this year.
Notable partnerships include:
Numerous future partnerships are in talks between Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore’s corporate partners and the 2017 cohort.
Samuel Hall, Program Director, Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore said: “Our 2017 cohort is a great representation of FinTech across Asia. Whilst they come from countries as diverse as India, Cambodia and South Korea, all the companies are linked not just by their desire to grow across the region, but by their readiness to do so. The tour was an adventure for all of us, but its objective and necessity is clear: the startups’ products and platforms are built; their value is apparent; what these companies need to do now is sell, collaborate and fundraise. The 4-stop Demo Tour gave them the best chance to maximise their businesses.”
Other achievements include:
The ‘Odyssey’ themed tour was the first of its kind in Asia. It highlighted the startups specifically for vetted and highly relevant investors and financial institutions, while also enabling collaboration and fundraising opportunities. Startupbootcamp, having run hundreds of demo days across the world, realised Asia was the optimal location to run their first demo tour, selecting key locations and key decision makers across pinnacle locations within Asia.
The 11 teams that showcased throughout the Demo Tour were:
For more information and about the event, please check: sbcdemoday.net
Launched in 2014, Startupbootcamp FinTech is the leading global FinTech accelerator focused on innovation for the financial services industry. Based in London, Singapore, New York, Mumbai and Mexico City, each program is supported by a network of financial services partners, as well as an extensive mentor and alumni network from more than 30 countries across the globe. Startupbootcamp FinTech is part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp, a network of industry focused startup accelerators.
The Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore program is supported locally by CIMB, DBS, iDA Singapore, SG Innovate, Jungle Ventures, MasterCard, Pix Vine Capital, RHB, Intesa Sanpaolo, ThinkZone and PwC.
Founded in 2010, Startupbootcamp is a global accelerator network with 20 programs in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Cape Town, Chengdu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Miami, Mumbai, New York City, Rome, and Singapore, and a 3,000+ strong mentor and alumni network in more than 30 countries. More than 450 startups have been accelerated by Startupbootcamp worldwide, raised over €240 million, and achieved a combined valuation of more than €1 billion. 80% of these startups are still active.
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