Fintech, regtech, and insurtech incubator and accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday it has opened applications for its Prototype to Product (P2)Program Batch IV. The program revealed applications are currently being accepted and reviewed from tech startup firms, who were solving problems in the financial, banking, and insurance industries between March 18th through September 9th.
According to F10, the news arrives as Batch III begin their own six-month journey of accelerated growth on P2, which will see them collaborating with some of the biggest names in the Swiss finance industry as well as with F10’s own expert team of coaches and mentors. Successful applicants to Batch IV will undergo the same between December 3rd, 2018 through May 16th, 2019. Thomas Landis, startup coach and head of F10, stated:
“Technology is moving at a rapid pace, and we are constantly on the lookout for the next big idea that has the potential to revolutionize the finance industry. Our position enables us not just to help the startups to grow – but also to connect them with industry leaders, giving them everything they need to take their vision from a prototype through to a product with a first paying customer. We believe that our P2 Program offers startups in the fintech, regtech, and insurtech space the best six-month program in the world – and an application with F10 is just the start of a rigorous process in which we seek out the best of the best – our goal is to find the leaders of tomorrow. We urge all startups with a great vision to apply today!”
F10 reported that startups who are accepted into the P2 Program will have their own office space in Zürich at the F10 headquarters, and will work alongside members from leading Swiss brands, including SIX (the Swiss stock exchange), ERI Bancaire, Julius Bär, PwC Switzerland, Baloise Group, eny Finance, Generali, ZKB, and Raiffeisen.
In addition to applications, F10 added it will also be launching a world tour to scout the globe for the best startups across all the continents. Dates, along with destinations are still being arranged and will be announced shortly on the program’s website.