10 December 2016
Visit aciworldwide.com

PayPal brings Start Tank programme to London

29 July 2014  |  5238 views  |  1 london tower bridge

PayPal is bringing its Start Tank programme to the UK, inviting the country's tech startups to apply for one of five chances to win a six month stint at its London offices.

Already up and running in Boston, Start Tank gives early stage tech firms free space at PayPal's offices and a host of support designed to help them grow their businesses.

The five firms that win through in London will get access to mentors from a network of executives from PayPal, Braintree and external advisors, as well as the chance to mingle with angel investors and VCs.

Participants also get access to all the benefits included in PayPal's Startup Blueprint programme, such as waived fees, and a dedicated customer care team.

At the end of the six-months, the startups will present their vision and business models at a demo day. PayPal says that it won't take any equity in the firms.

Startups have until 18 August to apply.

Comments: (1)

Richard Hamerton-Stove
Richard Hamerton-Stove - Infosys - London | 29 July, 2014, 10:59

Interesting and no doubt a decent opportunity for start-ups.

Its not entirely clear what Paypal get from this. Are they looking to recruit these guys? Are they looking for their developers to learn something? Are they juicing the VCs?

Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 thumb ups! (Log in to thumb up)
Comment on this story (membership required)

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board: sign up now

Related stories

Dancing with Unicorns: Top VCs ramp up fintech investment activity

Dancing with Unicorns: Top VCs ramp up fintech investment activity

28 July 2014  |  7621 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 8 linkedin
Startupbootcamp names fintech accelerator startup finalists

Startupbootcamp names fintech accelerator startup finalists

21 July 2014  |  10801 views  |  0 comments | 17 tweets | 9 linkedin
Level39 gets Intel Inside

Level39 gets Intel Inside

02 July 2014  |  6255 views  |  1 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin
New York set to overtake Silicon Valley as fintech startup hub

New York set to overtake Silicon Valley as fintech startup hub

26 June 2014  |  12337 views  |  0 comments | 31 tweets | 16 linkedin
Fintech Innovation Lab lands in Hong Kong

Fintech Innovation Lab lands in Hong Kong

12 June 2014  |  8629 views  |  0 comments | 14 tweets | 2 linkedin
Barclays unveils fintech accelerator startups

Barclays unveils fintech accelerator startups

11 June 2014  |  14051 views  |  0 comments | 27 tweets | 10 linkedin
Rabobank to hold Dutch fintech hackathon

Rabobank to hold Dutch fintech hackathon

04 June 2014  |  8180 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 5 linkedin
Fintech winners battle through to Innotribe Start-up Challenge final

Fintech winners battle through to Innotribe Start-up Challenge final

02 May 2014  |  6434 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 4 linkedin
Yodlee partners incubators to catalyse fintech innovation

Yodlee partners incubators to catalyse fintech innovation

25 April 2014  |  6660 views  |  0 comments | 9 tweets | 7 linkedin
EC unveils accelerator to give tech start-ups helping hand

EC unveils accelerator to give tech start-ups helping hand

24 January 2014  |  4858 views  |  2 comments | 10 tweets | 6 linkedin

Related company news

 

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
Visit contisgroup.comhttp://www.financialcrimerisk.fiserv.com/aml?r=finextraFind out more

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
China tops world fintech rankingsChina tops world fintech rankings
8491 views comments | 39 tweets | 31 linkedin
EBA bends under weight of PSD2 mandatesEBA bends under weight of PSD2 mandates
8078 views comments | 37 tweets | 48 linkedin
Guesswork alone can crack Visa card security - Newcastle UniversityGuesswork alone can crack Visa card securi...
7979 views 12 comments | 15 tweets | 27 linkedin
PSD2 will transform the payments landscapePSD2 will transform the payments landscape
6993 views comments | 23 tweets | 13 linkedin
Fed Governor sounds warning on alternative credit scoring dataFed Governor sounds warning on alternative...
6822 views comments | 20 tweets | 23 linkedin

Featured job

to Six-Figure Base, Commission, Benefits
London, UK

Find your next job