Fintech Europe is an accelerator program launched in 2018 by TechQuartier and Plug & Play. Sourcing startups from across the world to participate in two batches per year (12-weeks each), the platform also offers corporate partners, some of the world's leading player of the financial industry, to partner up with the most promising Fintechs.


Fintech Europe is a centralized accelerator hub for innovative tech startups in the epicentre of continental Europe's financial sector

How the sourcing process works

  • Startups from all geographies, of all sizes
  • No equity taken
  • 2 batches per year

What the program will provide

  • Logistical Support
  • Networking Events
  • Mentors and Advisors
  • Investors
  • Corporate Relationships


  • Pipeline of corporate clients
  • Network with business angels, mentors, corporates and startups
  • Dedicated office space in TechQuartier

To participate, these entry criteria are considered :

Team expertise

Deep technical experience and committed full time to the startup, selected teams have a vision and the ability to execute it.

Complementarity of Team Members

Core team that covers all bases. This usually includes an engineer, a marketer, and someone with strong knowledge of financials.

Market knowledge

Impressive knowledge of competitive landscape. Solution is scalable and difficult to replicate.

MVP Developed

A minimum viable product is completed and your concept has been proven. You can demonstrate good product-market fit through traction. If you are pre-traction, have a workable demo to inspire faith in the idea.

Clear Product Roadmap

You have a vision on how to develop your product further and concrete steps defined over the coming 6-12 months.

Seeking Scale

You are at a point in your business development where you are looking to significantly scale up your business, e.g. by significantly increasing production, distribution, going international or expanding into adjacent product areas.

Some of our areas of focus

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  • Asset Management
  • Compliance & RegTech
  • Enterprise Software
  • Wealth Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Personal Finance
  • Loyalty
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Crowdfunding
  • Mobile Payments
  • Data Analytics