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FinTech Innovation Lab Asia - Pacific

Key Program Dates

March 1, 2024 Applications Open

April 22nd, 2024 Applications Closed

May 21, 22nd, 2024 Interview Day

June 24th, 2024 Program Begins

Mid October, 2024 Demo Day

The 2024 Program

The FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific is an annual accelerator program run by Accenture in collaboration with Hong Kong Cyberport and the world’s top financial institutions.

Selected companies receive:

  • Problem statements provided from the principal financial institutions, as well as coaching from senior executives in the financial sector – offering product feedback and potential deployment of proofs-of-concept
  • Mentoring from Accenture, leading financial institutions and VCs, as well as the Lab’s Entrepreneurs Network and Industry Advisors
  • Speed networking activities with our principal financial institution partners and Accenture senior executives across the APAC region
  • Week-long workshops and panel discussions on broad-ranging topics from industry trends and technology architecture to bank regulation and presentation skills

The program culminates in Demo Day, where companies showcase their technology and achieved progress in the program to financial institution executives, investors and journalists

Why Should You Apply

- Access to key decision-makers within top tier regional financial institutions (20 of them in this program) in one go

- The potential to obtain POC with top tier financial institutions in the APAC region

- The opportunity to become one of Accenture’s FinTech Go-To-Market partners

- The opportunity to partner with Accenture Interactive to help speed up your innovation and software development cycles through an open environment

- The opportunity to engage with Cyberport’s ecosystem comprising of the Cyberport Enterprise Network, Cyberport Investor Network, Cyberport Technology Network and Cyberport Professional Services Network to facilitate FinTech solution adoption in the market

- Increased exposure and visibility to senior executives at Accenture: Present your business to Accenture’s leadership to showcase your technology to the team who lead our priority accounts

- Access to regional regulators for regulatory insights

- Access to 3 months complimentary co-working space in Cyberport Hong Kong beyond the Lab (directly negotiated with Cyberport Hong Kong)

- Be featured in primary regional and global financial services and technology events organized or co-organized by Cyberport as keynote or panel speaker

- Mentorship and Go-To-Market Access to Cyberport’s networks across Asia: introductions to Cyberport’s representative offices and extensive partner networks in mainland China and across Asia

- Access to Cyberport Startup Alumni Association: a platform for Cyberport Incubation Program FinTech alumni to meet and collaborate

- This program is free to join

- No equity taken

- Access to Accenture Ventures, with the potential to receive Accenture Ventures’ investment

- Access to Cyberport Incubation Program: the opportunity to fast track to the vetting and presentation session of Cyberport Incubation Program, a 24-month incubation program providing a range of business, professional and mentorship services to continue the acceleration of your business, as well as offering funding support to assist overseas / mainland market expansion total valued at over US$100,000

- Access to Cyberport’s Marco Fund: a co-investment fund initiative which targets to co-invest with Cyberport Investor Network to support high-potential start-ups in the Cyberport Incubation Program on seed to Series A stage funding

- Access to InvestHK’s Global Fast Track Program: the opportunity to pitch to a panel of investors, as well as potential Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government support from US$111,000 up to US$2.6 million

- A dedicated professionally produced video featuring your company to be posted on the FinTech Innovation Lab APAC website and the FinTech Innovation Lab official social channels (including LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook)

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