London Alumni News: January 2020

01.08.2020 - London

Read below to see the latest on how our Alumni are getting on following the Lab!

Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London includes 50% more female founders for 2020 cohort. In its eighth year, Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London welcomes a cohort of 20 fintechs, with a 50% increase in the number of female founders from the previous year. In addition to the Lab’s overall goal of helping fintechs from all backgrounds excel, this year Accenture aimed to improve the number of female founders taking part in an effort to narrow the gender gap in fintech.

Accenture FinTech Lab ups female participation: This year, the lab worked with FinTech platform F6S to proactively scout female-led companies to apply. Additionally, Accenture leveraged its network of FinTech Innovation Lab alumni, as well as female business mentors to bring women closer to the venture capital community.

FinTech Innovation Lab Has 50% More Female Founders: The 20 fintechs in the programme will be split across five streams: Capital Markets, Enterprise Tech, Insurtech, Open Data and RegTech, and will be mentored by over 45 of Accenture’s financial services clients.