Thomson Reuters announced today it has partnered with Startupbootcamp FinTech to bring technology and market data access to startups undergoing the Singapore accelerator program.
Under the partnership, Thomson Reuters will be involved in the evaluation process and mentorship for the program as well as gaining access to innovative and promising startups at their early stages.
Sanjeev Chatrath, Managing Director, Financial & Risk, Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters, said, “The financial services firms of the future will be more connected, data driven, flexible, mobile and digital. Asia is a hot bed of FinTech talent - the new partnership with Startupbootcamp reinforces our commitment to creating an open environment and promoting cooperation within the FinTech ecosystem in the region. By partnering with Thomson Reuters, startups can make connections that they, with little or no operational history, might otherwise find hard to achieve.”
Steven Tong, Managing Director of Startupbootcamp FinTech, said, “The Thomson Reuters partnership supports the growth of the regional FinTech ecosystem in Asia Pacific and fosters change in the industry. We are excited to discover innovative business solutions based on Thomson Reuters’ data sets and technology platforms.”
Startupbootcamp FinTech is the leading global accelerator program focused on financial innovation, providing FinTech startups with funding, mentorship and guidance from leading financial services industry partners. Startups will also gain access to a global network of investors and venture capitalists.
To date, Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore has accelerated 11 teams that have achieved milestone growth since Demo Day last July 2015. Startups like Toast and Kashmi have closed pre-series A funding rounds. Startups having received mentorship and practical guidance from over 200 entrepreneurs, investors, industry participants and partners as well as access to international markets.
Applications for the 2016 Startupbootcamp FinTech Accelerator program remain open until 7th of February 2016.
Successful teams selected for the Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator program will receive:
Extensive mentorship from 200+ entrepreneurs, investors, and partners
Access to top markets in Europe, US and APAC
3+1 months free office space
SGD24,500 in cash per team
Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
Invitation to Startupbootcamp global alumni network and growth program
The program is open to all early stage startups in FinTech across Asia.