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01 July 2022·2 min read

Katarzyna Groszkowska

Editor, Vestbee

AWS FinTech Accelerator will support the best fintech startups

Applications for AWS Fintech Accelerator are open! It is a brand new initiative from Amazon Web Service, supported by Vestbee, that gives fintech startups a unique opportunity to level up their business, get industry connections, access to the leading VC funds, benefit from valuable partner offers, and much more! 

What are the benefits of participating? 

AWS FinTech Accelerator aims to identify and support the growth of the most promising and innovative fintech startups, which, if selected, will gain access to top VC funds, pitch in front of the leading investors, and connect with industry experts from companies such as HSBC, Anthemis, Breega, GFC, Mouro Capital, DN Capital, Dawn Capital, Outwards, Blackfin Capital Partners, Eight Roads, Finch Capital, Burda Principal Investments, or EBRD Venture Capital. Additionally, startups will receive comprehensive business and technology support, personal meetings with AWS Cloud specialists, and not to mention a variety of offers and discounts from AWS partners. Amongst them worth highlighting are

  • invitations to ComplyLaunch Program,
  • $5k worth of API Endpoints from Plaid,
  • $3k Credits from Yapily,
  • up to 90% off on HubSpot,
  • €15K Credits from Stripe,
  • $3k Credits for annual Business Plan on Loom
  • … and much more!

Eligible startups 

Applications for this equity-free program are open for startups operating in the leading global fintech centers - United Kingdom and Ireland or planning to set up their operations there. Startups should be in the pre-seed, seed, or Series A stage, and developing innovative and disruptive solutions in one of the following categories: 

  • Open & Embedded Finance,
  • Big Data & AIML,
  • Blockchain & Decentralised Finance,
  • FinTech-as-a-service,
  • Financial inclusion & Sustainability,
  • and others.

The application closes on June 22nd. The acceleration program will be officially launched on September 9th, after the selection process and an announcement of the final cohort. It will last 6 weeks and will end with a pitching session on a Demo Day on October 27th.

More information about AWS FinTech Accelerator can be found here and the eligible candidates should submit their applications via Vestbee platform before the 22nd July 2022.

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