Access the world's top financial technology company and gain insight on selling your solution to a global market. Leverage FIS & customer expertise in the FinTech space.


Intense. Aggressive. Focused. The VC FinTech Accelerator is a rigorous program designed to accelerate the growth of financial technology companies. 


Portfolio companies receive an initial $50,000 investment and high-potential companies are eligible for an additional investment of up to $300,000 at the end of the program.

The VC FinTech Accelerator - Empowered by FIS Global - seeks early stage financial technology companies that are innovating in core banking services, wealth management, wearables, wallets, back office, compliance, payments and other areas of the financial services industry. In addition, companies leveraging emerging technologies in IoT, cognitive computing, enterprise blockchain, and neural networks should also apply.

If you are looking to rapidly expand your technology solution in the financial services industry, there is no better place to do it than VC FinTech.  

Our roadmap to success is simple - but effective: 

  • By putting our founders through a world-class business development curriculum, we are equip them to rapidly scale their companies.
  • With mentoring and coaching from an engaged community of FinTech executives and successful entrepreneurs, we help our company founders become better leaders. 
  • By connecting our companies with the world's largest distribution system for financial services, we are give them the opportunity to reach over 20,000 banks and financial institutions around the world. 

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Join The Venture Center and our partners as we kick off the 2017 VC FinTech Accelerator - Empowered by FIS and announce the portfolio companies for the 2017 program. The press conference/announcement will be followed by a reception to welcome the 2017 cohort to Little Rock.

Ten promising early stage financial technology companies of 295 applicants from all over the world will receive an initial $50,000 investment and top performers may be eligible for $100,000-$300,000 in additional capital at the end of the program.

Founders will spend 12-weeks on-site in Little Rock, beginning May 8. The intensive program culminates with VC FinTech Demo Day on July 26. 

FIS™ is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. 

“At FIS we’re investing in innovation that keeps our clients competitive in today’s environment while also looking at what the global financial services industry will look like in the future. We’re excited to partner with The Venture Center on this initiative and to further establish Little Rock and Central Arkansas as a desirable location to start and grow a business.”
— Gary Norcross - FIS President & CEO







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