Startupbootcamp FinTech today announced that their FastTrack tour will be coming to Dublin, Ireland on May 19, 2016.  Focused on the region’s FinTech startups, the one-day event is open to innovative early-stage companies looking for expert advice and exposure.  Startups will have a chance to meet top VCs, FinTech experts and mentors as Steve Flinter from MasterCard Labs, Emmett Kilduff from Eagle Alpha, Stephen Moran from Bank of Ireland, as well as many more experts in FinTech Regulation and Payments.

Part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp (SBC), SBC FinTech is a leading financial innovation accelerator dedicated to helping startups scale globally through direct access to an international network of mentors, partners and investors.

Startupbootcamp selected Dublin, Ireland as one of 18 global destinations for the FinTech FastTrack tour after witnessing the recent growth in financial innovation in the region. The event will be hosted in partnership with MasterCard.

Why should startups apply?

FastTrack events are a bite-sized glimpse into the value of a Startupbootcamp programme. Ten startups will have the opportunity to connect with top mentors, get feedback from other startups and meet the Startupbootcamp FinTech team. One-on-one sessions with local industry experts in the finance, investment and entrepreneurial space will provide advice on how to improve their product, business model and pitching skills. By participating, startups will also gain access to the Startupbootcamp FinTech global community. After the FastTrack tour, Startupbootcamp FinTech will select 10 startups to take part in their three month intensive 2016 FinTech accelerator in London.

“Being a part of our FastTrack Tour means that startups are on the Startupbootcamp FinTech watch list for life, giving them a greater chance of being selected for one of our global programmes,” said Francisco Lorca, MD, Startupbootcamp FinTech London. “We encourage startups, at whatever stage in their early development, to apply to join us for the unprecedented opportunity to connect with Startupbootcamp FinTech’s global community and access worldwide opportunities. It is an exciting time for FinTech, not only in London, but also in Dublin, and we’re delighted to be bringing FastTrack to Dublin in local partnership with MasterCard”

Successful FastTrack startups join the watch list and have the potential to be selected for the Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator programme as well as:

  • Extensive mentorship from 400+ entrepreneurs, investors, and partners
  • Access to top markets in London, New York, Europe, Asia-Pacific
  • 3+ months free office space
  • € 15K in cash per team
  • €450K+ in partner services
  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network

The event is open to all early stage startups in FinTech. For more information on the application process, visit: http://www.startupbootcamp.org/events/fintech-dublin-fasttrack.html

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