Startupbootcamp announced the launch of a new accelerator programme in Amsterdam, targeted at fintech and cyber security startups: FinTech & CyberSec.
SBC already hosts fintech programmes in London, Singapore and New York. According to Startupbootcamp they already saw some talented startups that would fit this expansion in previous NFC-, E-commerce and Smart City programmes.
Startups can apply now via F6S. Applications close October 21, 2016. The selection days take place on November 22-23. January 9, 2017 the new programme starts. Be sure to read these tips & tricks before applying!
Fintech and cyber security
Startupbootcamp is looking for startups that want to "re-invent the industry on top of existing solutions". It specifically searches for companies in the segments Blockchain, Payment Solutions, Capital Markets & Asset Management, Alternative Finance, Cyber Iron & Identity Management, Enabling Technologies, Data & Behavioral Analytics.
"Fintech has been one of the hottest startup themes in the last three years. Cyber Security will be one of the top industries angels and VC’s are betting on for 2017. That’s why we decided to launch this program in Amsterdam, next to our E-commerce and Smart City & Living programs", says Patrick de Zeeuw, co-founder of Startupbootcamp.
The programme is powered by partners like Rabobank, ING, ABN Amro, SNS Bank, PwC, NN Group, Delta Lloyd and Athlon.