FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies, empowering the financial world with payment processing and banking solutions, including software, services, and technology outsourcing. If you want to partner with or sell to financial institutions, the FIS Fintech Accelerator can get you there faster than you ever thought possible.
Early-to-Growth stage companies chosen will participate in a 12-week immersive boot camp complete with a curriculum to guide strategic planning, address business and finance challenges, and provide mentorship from successful fintech and entrepreneurial experts.
Our Selection Committees are hyper-focused on identifying products and technologies that will enable financial institutions to innovate, scale and succeed in the following areas:
We encourage applications from early-to-late stage fintech companies focused on – but not limited to – the following:
- Data + Analytics
- AI + Machine Learning
- Process Automation
- Customer Engagement
- Data Privacy
- Digital Enhancements
FIS Fintech Accelerator Offers
- Monetary investment (SAFE – Simple Agreement for Future Equity)
- Potential of $100K+ in follow-on investments
- Opportunity to present before hundreds of financial services and industry stakeholders
- Access to bank leaders and decision-makers across ICBA’s membership
- Promotion to The Venture Center’s Fintech investor database
Previous participants of the FIS Fintech Accelerator have advanced innovations in a range of technology areas including tokenization, lending automation, location intelligence, cybersecurity, small business services, risk-based decision-making, co-browsing, and video chat technology, and expense management automation. A number of past graduates have also gone on to sign reseller and investment agreements with FIS and receive industry recognition.
Past participants of the Accelerator program have deepened relationships within the FIS network and won numerous industry awards including Finovate’s Best in Show. They have also raised tens of millions of dollars in capital to advance their businesses and established partnerships with leading financial institutions to bring their solutions to market.
The next FIS Fintech Accelerator will be held June 2021 through August 2021.