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Global FinTech Hackcelerator 2018

Global FinTech Hackcelerator 2018

The Global FinTech Hackcelerator 2018, powered by KPMG Digital Village, is looking for the most exciting and innovative start-ups from all over the world who can address problems faced by the financial industry.


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Global FinTech Hackcelerator 2018

This year, there will be 3 focus areas and a general category.The general category is for problem statements which do not fall into the 3 areas listed but do enable financial institutions to enhance customer experience or increase their efficiency.

Focus areas

Time line


The top 20 start-ups shortlisted for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with real client owners to contextualise their solution to client and industry needs
  • Enter and/or expand into Singapore and the Asia-Pacific regional markets
  • Receive guidance and support from industry experts, subject-matter experts and regulatory bodies
  • Build and nurture lasting relationships with a community of passionate professionals and game changers
  • Receive a cash stipend of up to S$20,000
  • A key benefit for the FinTechs’ is that their profiles are enhanced and become more attractive to Venture capitalists & other investors

The top 3 teams will receive an additional whopping cash prize of S$50,000. Post-Hackcelerator, teams will continue working with industry champions to adopt and integrate their solutions into real-life business applications.

Hackcelerator Benefits



Hear what past participants have to say

"Participating in the Hackcelerator programme put us on the radar of most major banks in Singapore" – CardUp

"We had talks with various banks who are very interested in our value proposition." – HuddleStock

"We were very impressed with the level of attention we received as a result of the Hackcelerator, not just in ASEAN, but globally". – FitSense


Applications extended till 30 June 2018. Apply here.

For more information, visit the official website.

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