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 Accelerator - Empowered by FIS. Curated and lead by The Venture Center, we have developed an extensive network of people, programs and resources. We help early stage businesses refine their business model, create a product that is market-ready and ultimately connect to customers and investors. And we are proving that you don’t have to be in New York or The Valley to make that happen. 


 

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CONNECTIONS

Access the world's top financial technology company and gain insight on selling your solution to a global market. 

CONTENT

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

INVESTMENT

Portfolio companies receive an initial $50,000 investment and high-potential companies are eligible for follow-on investment.


The VC FinTech Accelerator 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. Companies leveraging emerging technologies in IoT, cognitive computing, enterprise blockchain, and neural networks should also apply.

Applications for the 2018 Summer Cohort will be open in September 2017. Our roadmap to success is simple - but effective: 

  • By putting our founders through a world-class business development curriculum, we 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 give them the opportunity to reach more than 20,000 banks and financial institutions around the world. 

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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, consulting, 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. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 57,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. 


 
 
“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
 

EXECUTIVE PARTNERS

 
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THE VENTURE CENTER COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

PARTICIPATING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

 

Bear State Bank

Santander

USAA

PNC Bank

Centennial Bank

Stephens Inc

Simmons Bank

Arvest

Bank England Mortgage

Webster Bank

Live Oak Bank

Crews & Associates

Signature Bank

Iberia Bank

First Security Bank

Barclays

First National Bank of Scotia

Stone Bank

Bank of Oklahoma

Malvern National Bank