About the Program
Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City is an innovation program for high growth FinTech companies to expand globally, increase their revenues, and access leading funding opportunities.
By focusing on seed-funded companies with validated business models, the program is designed to help founders tackle the many challenges related to scaling their technology business. A particular emphasis will be placed on increasing revenues through targeted access to industry partners. The program will also support founders as they build scalable international operations and prepare for growth stage funding.
Each Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City class lasts 6 months and will be limited to 5 companies so we can provide extremely tailored support. While teams do not need to relocate to Mexico City, on-site participation is expected one week once a month for workshops and events. Support will be provided to form a Mexico operating entity if one is not already in place.
In addition to leveraging a targeted group of mentors and investors, founders will work closely with a group of amazing partners who support the Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City program including Visa, Scotiabank, HSBC Mexico, Banregio, IGNIA, LATINIA, Fiinlab powered by Gentera, EY Mexico, and White & Case. These key industry players will provide executive level access to their extensive network and explore partnership opportunities with each company joining the program.
The companies then gain access to the extensive Startupbootcamp Global Alumni network that includes retreats, events, partner services, and continuous support.
The program is operated as a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista – the leading champion of FinTech innovation in Latin America and Spain and is led by Nektarios Liolios, Fermín Bueno and Andrés Fontao as Managing Partners and Christine Chang as Program Director, who have extensive backgrounds developing technology companies in the FinTech industry.
Key Focus Areas
P2P & Marketplace Lending
Personal Financial Management
Enterprise Financial Management
Blockchain & Crypto-currencies
Wealth Mgmt & Robo-advisors
Identity & Authentication
Jan 30 - 31
Why join the program?
Over a period of 6 months, companies will receive support to scale their industry-changing technology businesses. In order to facilitate maximum growth, the program is designed around a monthly touch point in Mexico City, with continued support through off-site activities.
Regional and Global Network
Unmatched access to Latin America and global network of mentors, corporate partners, financial services industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries.
Collaborate deeply with leading corporates from the FinTech industry to secure customers, projects, and partnerships and to grow your revenue.
Workshops & Masterclasses
Expert-led sessions and customized workshops covering all the bases; scaling support in business development, marketing, legal, funding and expansion to name a few.
Working along with your peers at the program is also extremely valuable, since many companies face similar challenges and barriers.
Perks & Discounts
More than 250,000 USD in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Amazon, Cisco, F6S and others.
$30,000 USD financial support per team to cover living and transportation expenses. Additional to in-cash support, program partners provide perks and discounts in the value of $250,000.
Free coworking desk space at the Finnovista Loft for the lead members of your team in Mexico City.
Post Program Support
Continued post-program support far after the 6-month program ends through annual alumni events, deals and tailored introductions.
Direct access to meet the most active venture capitalists and corporates investing in the FinTech industry from around the world.
Over 100 carefully selected mentors from across the financial services industry who provide hands-on support and valuable insights about Mexico and the Latin American market.
Multiple gatherings and networking events will provide opportunities for startups to showcase their progress throughout the 6 month period in front of corporate partners, investors and press.