AS FINTECH CONTINUES TO CHANGE THE WORLD, F10 OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR ITS ACCELERATION PROGRAM

Zürich, Switzerland – March 14th, 2017F10, Switzerland’s premier FinTech Incubator and Accelerator, today announced that applications for the third round of its successful P2 FinTech Startup Accelerator Program were being accepted until April 28th, 2017.

The P2 FinTech Startup Accelerator Program, which will take place from July 3rd to December 7th, 2017, is aimed at providing Startups from around the world, the opportunity to evolve an initial prototype from the planning phase to the market release phase. The Program will be made up of various coaching and educational modules and will take place at the F10 offices in Zurich as well as online. To ensure that the Startups have the best chances of successfully bringing their products to market, the F10 and its external experts and mentors will be on site and available to coach and mentor the qualifying teams.

Startups from the FinTech, InsurTech and RegTech branches will have until April 28th, 2017 to submit their ideas to F10. This will be followed by a pre-selection phase in early June 2017 and a final selection later that same month. Up to 20 successful applicants will work in close co-operation with F10, its members and partners to develop a product to market with full support from the planning stages through to release. This is the third batch of applications to be made, and previous startups who qualified and participated in the P2 Program have enjoyed a high level of mentorship from industry experts.

“FinTech isn’t slowing down,” said Graf. “It’s now more important than ever to offer consumers the products they want in a convenient and speedy package without the traditional hassles — and F10 is at the heart of that revolution. With the support of our new members, we plan to be at the forefront of shaping the evolution of this industry.”

For more information, please visit http://www.f10.ch.

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Contact: Markus Graf

Tel: +41 79 592 31 01

Email: markus.graf@f10.ch

Startups who wish to participate pay no fee and no equity is taken.

About F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator is a non-profit organization that supports and guides startups, together with SIX, PwC Switzerland, Julius Bär, Baloise Group, Generali Group Switzerland and eny Finance to success in FinTech, RegTech, and InsurTech. The incubator also offers worldwide collaboration with international finance institutions and works in cooperation with Swiss companies in the finance, insurance, and consulting sectors. For more information, please visit F10’s website.

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