How the programme works
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The process starts with an open application – with successful short-listed applicants pitching directly 'Dragon's Den style' to our panel of senior CIOs and CTOs.
We then invite six finalists to join the programme which runs from January to March. This culminates in the 'Investor Day' when you could find yourself presenting to a room full of venture capitalists, business angels, senior financial services executives, and national and international media.
FinTech Innovation Lab London
Bringing bright minds together
Join our 'accelerator' programme and develop your banking technology with the decision-makers that matter
Are you an early-stage business with an innovative idea? An established company with a fresh take on financial services? Or an IT entrepreneur with industry-changing IP? The FinTech Innovation Lab has been developed to help you refine and test your proposition with the support of the world's leading financial firms.
Held in a trusted, collaborative and non-sales environment, this innovative 12-week mentoring programme is your opportunity to work with potential future customers and perfect your propositions, gain unique insights into the banking industry and build strong relationships.
Now in its second year, the London Lab is run by Accenture in collaboration with a group of the UK's leading financial service institutions, angel investors and venture capital firms. It's also supported by the Mayor of London, the City of London Corporation and the Technology Strategy Board.
"The FinTech Innovation Lab London is a great step forward that will enable entrepreneurs to develop new ideas and cement London's position as a global leader in financial services and technology innovation." Antony Jenkins, Group CEO, Barclays.
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