MassChallenge FinTech

Launched in 2018, MassChallenge FinTech will accelerate innovation in the financial services industry by making it easier for startups and established businesses, institutions, and organizations to work together. Headquartered in Boston, MassChallenge FinTech will match enterprise-ready FinTech startups with industry leaders to accelerate the emerging products and services that have the power to transform the financial services ecosystem.

Program Benefits

  • 1:1 collaborations with industry-leading partners who will support startups with co-development opportunities, product validation, customer connections, strategic investments, and advisor introductions
  • Unique opportunity to address a major challenge facing the financial services industry: see our partners' 2019 challenges
  • Extensive access to FinTech Sandbox data and resources
  • Collaborative office space located in the heart of Boston's Innovation District
  • The opportunity to win a portion of $250K in cash prizes 
  • Eligibility guidelines: Industry-focused startups that have raised less than $10M in equity-based funding and generated less than $10M in revenue in the last 12 months.

Timeline

Applications Open

10 September 2018

Application Launch Event

11 September 2018

Applications Close

15 October 2018

Judging

November - December 2018

Finalist Announcement

December 2018

FinTech Program

January - June 2019

Applications for our 2019 cohort have been extended: Apply by October 15, 2018 at 12:00PM (noon) ET.

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Devon Sherman
Program Director
Devon Sherman is the Program Director of MassChallenge FinTech. Prior to joining MassChallenge, Devon was a global strategist at State Street Corporation in its Boston, New York, and London offices where she partnered with C-suite executives to source and evaluate FinTech startups for partnership opportunities, drive research for market entry and expansion opportunities in Latin America, the Nordics and the Middle East, and to develop competitive intelligence.

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Mission

MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.