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Startupbootcamp FinTech seeks international startups focused on Latin America

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Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading global FinTech accelerator focused on innovation for the financial services industry, is on the search for the next FinTech startups ready to take Latin America by storm.

Applications for Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City are open until 3rd June - apply here.

In the past couple of years, Latin America has experienced remarkable growth within FinTech, facilitating major improvements to the financial market across the region. Recent research from Finnovista, the leading champion of FinTech innovation in Latin America, there are more than 1000 FinTech startups, and the industry has become the largest Venture Capital segment in the region. Latin America is ripe for FinTech innovation.

Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City, in partnership with Finnovista, promotes the growth of companies with high financial-technological impact through mentoring and collaboration with key industry players, including the program’s corporate partners: VISA, Fiinlab powered by Gentera, Banregio, HSBC Mexico, IGNIA, EY Mexico and White & Case.

As part of the global tour to source the next generation of early stage startups, Startupbootcamp FinTech will visit 10 Spanish-speaking cities and Miami, to meet the best startups of each innovation hub hosting 12 events named FastTracks and Office Hours.

The Startupbootcamp team has already started scouting for startups in Mexico City, Bogota, Guadalajara and Monterrey, and will go to Miami, Lima, Quito, Madrid, Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Santiago.

Eduardo Morelos, Program Director of Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City says: "Last year we met more than 100 startups in the region eligible for our first generation. Today we reaffirm our commitment to boosting the industry through collaboration between techpreneurs and financial agents. We would love to connect with the best FinTech talent in the world, and in this way, continue to build the bridges of innovation that the sector needs."

Startupbootcamp FinTech will choose the 10 best FinTech startups, who will be entitled to a financial support of 15,000 USD, a working space at Finnovista LOFT in the heart of Mexico City, specialized mentoring and access to a global support network.

The selected companies will be announced in July 2018, and the program will start on August 20th, taking place over three months.

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