MEDIA ADVISORY: ICBA, The Venture Center Announce 2022 Fintech Cohort Lineup for Kickoff Event

Posted on November 30, 2021
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ICBA, The Venture Center Announce 2022 Fintech Cohort Lineup for Kickoff Event

WHAT: The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and The Venture Center, in partnership with the State of Arkansas, will formally introduce the 11 growth-stage fintech companies selected for the 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program at a kick-off event, on Tuesday, January 11. ICBA and Venture Center executives, along with Arkansas officials, will provide remarks at the virtual event. 

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CT/5:30 p.m. ET


Governor Asa Hutchinson
The Venture Center Executive Director Wayne Miller
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey
ICBA Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Charles Potts
And the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort

  • Accrue – loan origination/business and consumer account opening, integration-as-a-service
  • DocFox – business account opening automation 
  • KlariVis – data and business intelligence
  • LemonadeLXP – learning experience/digital adoption 
  • Quilo – instant personal lending
  • Senso – proactive lead generation for retail mortgages
  • Sequretek – cybersecurity 
  • Signal Intent – next generation financial guidance
  • Unifimoney – investing and money management 
  • Vero Technologies – inventory finance platform for small- to medium-businesses
  • WealthStack – small- to medium-business focused financial wellness platform 

HOW TO REGISTER: To register as press for this virtual event or to learn more about this year’s cohort and ICBA’s effort in support of community bank innovation, contact or

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, and high-quality products and services.

With nearly 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5 trillion in assets, over $4.4 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at

About The Venture Center

The Venture Center’s immersive accelerator programs are designed to accelerate the growth of early-to-growth stage companies and help them validate their solutions for real-world problems. Our methodology provides a unique opportunity to connect with community bank executives, receive investment and learn from a comprehensive curriculum that will aid in strategically addressing growth strategy, business, and finance challenges.