NXTP Regional Fintech Acceleration Program: applications are open
NXTP Labs announces the opening of its applications for Fintech Acceleration Regional Program 2017. The program, that will take place for the third time in Latin America, will provide mentoring, visibility and acceleration for startups in order to turn them into the most innovative and disruptive solutions for the Finance and banking industries in the region.
This year’s edition will be developed in 4 countries simultaneously: Argentina, Chile, Colombia and México. NXTP Labs will select high potential startups and provide them with mentorships, workshops, networking events, institutional and regional support, in order to take these companies to the next level.
At least 10 teams of entrepreneurs from each country will be selected, who will have the chance to be part of the Regional Conference that will take place on the last quarter of the year.
Applications are open for tech and digital companies able to bring solutions of internal innovation for financial industry, solutions of added value for their customers and general innovation for banking and financial industry. Solutions include all kind of process innovations that can make financial ecosystem efficient in channels, logistics, marketing or human resources.
Startups selected for the program will be added to the only regional platform of acceleration and investment in Fintech that facilitates softlanding in the main counties in the region. They will have access to mentorships of key executives of financial industry and will get in contact with decision makers of banks and other enterprises. As part of the benefits of the program, they will obtain discounts in tech platforms that sum up more than 500 thousand dollars, and they will participate in workshops, training and private pitchs with the best enterprises of the industry at a global level and, finally, be part of the Regional Conference that gives closure to the program.
Last year 2016’s program edition concluded with the NXTP Fintech Conference, which took place at the Paseo La Plaza venue in Buenos Aires. 450 assistants had access to the landscape of Fintech in Latin America and the world through panels, keynotes and the presence of more than 40 international speakers.
Applications for startups will remain open until April 2nd. Teams can apply in one of the four countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia or México.
Requirements for applications:
Teams must have multi disciplinary profiles, full-time dedication to their projects, have a functional prototype or minimum viable product (MVP) and a digital product with a potential of regional (Latin America) or global reach.
About NXTP Labs
With operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, México and Uruguay, NXTP Labs is the most active fund for tech companies in Latin America. The firm has partnered with teams from more than 15 countries, and has invested in more than 180 companies in just over 5 years of operations. The company adds value to the startups that belong to its portfolio by including them in acceleration programs that generate a fertile ecosystem of innovation and a network that benefits entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. NXTP Labs’ entrepreneur ecosystem also includes industries and verticals such as Advertising, Agribusiness, Bitcoin, Big Data, Cloud, E-Commerce, Education, Finance, Gaming, IoT, Mobile, Security, Social Network, Social Commerce and Video.