Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator Program 2019 for FinTech Startups worldwide

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The Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator is a hands-on program designed to advance startups that create solutions for enterprise customers — inside and outside the financial industry.

The program:

  • Lasts approximately six months.
  • Is focused on helping startups learn what it takes to break into the Fortune 500 marketplace and the financial services vertical market.
  • Offers coaching and access to mentors, advocates, executives, and investors.
  • Provides potential investments of up to $1,000,000 for selected companies.

There are multiple goals for the program, including:

  • Spur innovation within Wells Fargo and expand access to new ideas in the financial services industry; examples include mobile, payments, digital marketing, security and authentication, advanced analytics, and infrastructure services.
  • Help startups learn how to commercialize their ideas.
  • Explore opportunities for us while solving real problems our businesses face.

Requirements:

Entrepreneurs from around the globe who have innovative ideas can apply.
Ideally, you should be a startup targeting large enterprises as your
ultimate customer.

Benefits:

Wells Fargo may fund each startup with up to $1,000,000 for selected
companies. The individual investment terms are negotiated with each
company and not publicly disclosed. Please note that Wells Fargo does
not lead funding rounds as part of the program.

An invaluable set of services, including:

  • Access to Wells Fargo business and technology leaders who
    are looking to solve real problems and to explore relevant
    opportunities for their areas of focus.
  • Support from a dedicated working team that’s focused on
    exploring a startup’s product and service capabilities, exercising the
    product in specific uses, and making recommendations for development and
    improvement.
  • Experience working with a large enterprise like Wells Fargo, positioning the startup for success with other companies.
  • Exposure through program public relations and marketing
    efforts, and consultation on individual marketing and communications
    efforts.

Application Deadline: June 30th 2019

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator Program 2019