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Six blockchain startups make it to Plug and Play Fintech’s fourth batch
Plug and Play Fintech, an accelerator program designed for financial technology startups, has announced the names of 24 startups selected for its fourth batch.
According to the official release, Plug and Play Fintech sourced over 800 applications and has less than a 3% acceptance rate for this batch. It runs the twelve-week program twice per year, during which the startups gain access to Plug and Play's extensive network of top banks and financial institutions that have been specifically curated to work with them through this platform.
Partners of the program include Deloitte, Bank of the West, BanRegio, BNP Paribas, Capital One Growth Ventures, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Finstar Labs, Intuit, JCB, MUFG, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, TD Bank, USAA, and U.S. Bank.
The cohort for the fourth batch includes end-to-end SaaS payments compliance solution for fintech CCOBOX; the first Mobile Personal Financial Advisor for Millennials Dobot; lending market place Eximchain; advanced analytics startup for trade finance Flowcast; Instrument Capital; US-based mobile lender Lenny; fintech startup Netki; business intelligence software provider Neurensic; blockchain startup NUCO; Redrock Biometrics, the developer of touchless palm print authentication solution; digital identity card platform ShoCard; data mining startup Omniscience; ShopInbox that seeks to improve credit card experience; business intelligence and market research provider SizeUp; Stellar Development Foundation; crowd-financing platform The Sun Exchange; blockchain startup Tierion; distributed ledger startup Tradle; investment platform Vault; fintech startup Trunomi; and xPressTap.
"The program is meant to instill as many opportunities for our startups to engage with decision makers within the industry," says Scott Robinson, Co-Founder & VP of Plug and Play Fintech. "We are incredibly excited at this opportunity to work with the leading minds of entrepreneurs and executives in the financial domain."