Ten Startup Companies Selected for Fourth FIS Fintech Accelerator Program
- FIS and The Venture Center announce the 10 companies selected to take part in the 2019 FIS Fintech Accelerator Program.
- Each company will receive in-depth mentoring and feedback from FIS executive leadership along with a monetary investment.
- The fourth year of the FIS Fintech Accelerator program drew nearly 225 applicants from 32 countries.
Executives from FIS and The Venture Center as well as community leaders were in attendance to meet this year’s participants at the kickoff event held yesterday at The Venture Center. The 2019 program received 225 applications from fintech companies across the U.S. and 31 other countries.
The 10 selected portfolio companies are:
St. Louis, MO
The selected companies will participate in a rigorous 12-week program designed to accelerate the development of their financial innovations. Each company will receive in-depth mentoring and training from FIS and The Venture Center as well as a monetary investment.
“We are excited to welcome these ten startups to our accelerator program
and eager to see the technology they will bring to market in the months
and years ahead,” said
“Our selection process combined with the extraordinary resources that
FIS and the State have dedicated to this program is what has made this
program a success,” said
The 2019 program will culminate with a Demo Day on
FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on
retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management,
risk and compliance, and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and
breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain
expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries.
The Venture Center’s immersive accelerator programs are designed to accelerate the growth of early-stage companies and help them validate their solutions for real-world problems. Our methodology provides a unique opportunity to connect with C-level suite global executives, receive seed investment and learn from a comprehensive curriculum that will aid in strategically addressing go-to-market, business, and finance challenges.
To learn more about the program, visit venturecenter.co/fis-accelerator.
Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
Senior Vice President
FIS Global Marketing and Communications
Jessica Head, 214.938.1330
Director of Communications + Brand Engagement
The Venture Center