Eight Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific from Record Number of Applicants
Accenture and leading financial services firms to mentor financial technology entrepreneurs in the sixth annual 12-week program
HONG KONG; Aug. 5, 2019 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
This year’s program set a record for applications, with submissions from more than 170 companies. The tremendous interest underscores expectations of growing demand from financial services firms for digital solutions to streamline their businesses, keep costs in check, and launch innovative products to boost their bottom line.
Leveraging AI, RegTech, blockchain and other technologies, the eight selected startups have developed innovations addressing financial education and planning, corporate banking and other key areas. The solutions are designed to help financial institutions address a variety of challenges, from keeping up with compliance requirements and analyzing large volumes of structured and unstructured data to building more-personalized customer products and services.Read More