Bangalore: Tata Consultancy Services announced today that it has partnered with Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, to host the Pitch Days in India. The Pitch days will be held in the TCS campuses on February 24 in Mumbai and February 26 in Bangalore.
Focused purely on FinTech startups in these regions, the one-day event is open to innovative early stage startups in the financial technology sector to help participants gain exposure and recognition. Ten startups will be chosen and shortlisted for their cutting-edge and innovative solutions. These firms will be offered an opportunity to participate in the 13-week long Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator programme in London or Singapore.
The shortlisted FinTech startups on the Pitch Day will get an opportunity to connect with local mentors, investors and banking professionals in the community. Startups applying for Pitch Days will get access to the Startupbootcamp FinTech global community and be on the accelerator’s radar. The participants will also be provided with feedback on how to improve their offering, business model and pitching skills.
K Ananth Krishnan, CTO of TCS said, “As part of our Co-Innovation Network (COIN) we have been working with start-ups across the world. It’s great to bring a new initiative to India and host the Startupbootcamp Pitch Days in Mumbai and Bangalore. We believe that programmes like this will benefit the thriving technology start-up community in India and help to showcase the country’s tremendous enterprise to the global investing community.”
Markus Gnirck, Co-founder & Global COO of Startupbootcamp FinTech said, “Being a part of our Pitch Days means that startups are on the Startupbootcamp FinTech watch-list for life, giving them a greater chance of being selected for one of our global programmes. We encourage startups, at whatever stage in their early development, to apply to join us for the unprecedented opportunity to connect with the Startupbootcamp FinTech global community and have access to worldwide opportunities.”
The event is open for all early stage startups in FinTech. For more information on the application process, check out startupbootcamp.org.
Kerala IT News