The first acceleration program of its kind, Compliance Navigator is specifically designed for Fintech startups aiming to demystify the European regulatory landscape and corporate compliance requirements, thereby fast tracking their business relation with banks.

A compact corporate readiness bootcamp that will move FinTechs onto the fast-track to success, providing a full ecosystem of resources, connections & knowledges regarding compliance, security, regulatory & cooperation conditions.

Compliance Navigator – What’s the deal?

Compliance Navigator is a 3-day bootcamp specifically tailored to Fintechs who want to get to market quickly, and for this need to get direct access to senior banking professionals, as well as payments, auditing and technology experts. Developed in partnership with Atos equensWorldline and PwC, the program aims at strengthening the understanding between banks and startups, directly focusing on the compliance and regulatory issues they respectively face when doing business with one another.

Fast track your business!

What is it?

Over three days, 10 selected startups will get their hands dirty and test their understanding of banking regulations through several workshops, 1-on-1’s with banking and technology experts, with the clear goal of taking home concrete and actionable takeaways, not mere impressions.

Why apply?

Compliance Navigator will offer participants advice from experienced technical experts aiming to drastically shorten the time banks will need to onboard them afterwards. What’s more, it will grant them access to numerous potential partners and clients.

Throughout the program, you will explore the following topics :



Data protection

1-on-1 with regulatory insiders and technical experts

Big Picture - Regulatory landscape of banks

Networking with a wide range of industry stakeholders

Are you the right fit?

  • You have a B2B business model
  • You focus on the financial sector
  • You already have a commercialised product and revenues
  • You are actively looking to partner or sell to large financial institutions

What are the program's focus areas?

    • Digital Customer Channel & Customer Experience
    • KYC, Customer Onboarding
    • Trusted Authentification, Identity Proofing
    • Payment initiation service provider & Account information service provider
    • Fraud Prevention
    • Data Protection, Access Control

How it works

Application Closing

October 7, 2018

Selection Day

October 14, 2018

Bootcamp Dates

November 5-7, 2018


Applications are closed, so you are unable to apply at the moment. Stay tuned for the next edition!

After the application deadline, we’ll invite you for a Skype-interview. After the interview, we’ll provide you feedback within the following 2-3 days.

You commit to following the full program meaning you need to reserve all program dates in your calendar.

Time commitment – Over the program, you should expect to be present in Frankfurt for at least the 3 full days of the program.

All participants and core program staff will sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) at the start of the Compliance Navigator.

Feel free to email program manager Melanie Borst at for any remaining questions.

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