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In a bid to select startups for its three-month accelerator programme in Singapore, Startupbootcamp FinTech has announced a two day FastTrack program in India. The event will be held in Mumbai and Bangalore on January 11 and January 13, respectively in partnership with TATA Consultancy Services and NASSCOM. It is open to innovative early-stage FinTech startups looking for expert advice, mentorship and exposure.

It is open to innovative early-stage FinTech startups looking for expert advice, mentorship and exposure.

FastTrack events are a bite-sized glimpse into the value of a Startupbootcamp program. Thirty startups across the three stops will have the opportunity to connect with top mentors, get feedback from other startups and meet the Startupbootcamp team.

During the FastTrack event selected startups will pitch before a group of experts and mentors, and gain valuable one-on-one feedback from local industry experts in the finance, investment and entrepreneurial space on how to improve their product, business model and pitching skills.

Founded in 2010 Startupbootcamp is a global startup accelerator that launched its FinTech accelerator program in 2014, with an aim to  help fintech startups scale globally through direct access to an international network of mentors, partners and investors.

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The Startupbootcamp Fintech’s FastTrack event is supposed to be held across 16 locations in the Asia Pacific. From where, 10 startups will be selected to take part in its three-month accelerator in Singapore in 2016. The selected startups will be offered an access to industry expertise during the accelerator programme.

At the end of the programme, startups will pitch at the Demo Day to more than 500 investors and individuals from financial services.

Who can apply?

Startupbootcamp is looking for startups innovating in FinTech related technologies, particularly specialised in:

  • Payments
  • Crypto-currencies and blockchain
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Asset Management
  • Capital Markets
  • Peer to Peer
  • Security & Authentification
  • Insurance
  • Lending
  • Everything else FinTech

What will Startups Gain?

  • Extensive mentorship from 200+ entrepreneurs, investors and partners
  • Access to top markets in Europe, US and APAC
  • 3+1 months free office space
  • SGD24,500 in cash per team
  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
  • Invitation to Startupbootcamp global alumni network and growth program

Steven Tong, MD of Startupbootcamp FinTech said, “After the talents we met last year, we are excited to return to India to host a series of FastTrack events. The FinTech market has grown exponentially and with great potential for the next game changer startup. We are looking forward to meet the local entrepreneurs and discover how we can support them in growing their ventures.”

Earlier in 2015, the program selected  three startups viz CreditSeva, Kyepot and Shereit, from India into Startupbootcamp’s Pitch Days.

Interested startups can apply here.

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