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Startupbootcamp announces FinTech & CyberSecurity program in Amsterdam

First Published 6th July 2016

Backed by Rabobank, ING, ABN Amro, SNS Bank, PwC, NN Group, Delta Lloyd and Athlon, Startupbootcamp adds cybersecurity to fintech innovation ecosystem.

London - Startupbootcamp has announced the launch of the brand new FinTech & CyberSecurity program in Amsterdam, following FinTech programs in London, Singapore and New York. Startups can apply now to be part of this new accelerator program.

Focusing on accelerating startups in areas such as blockchain, P2P payments, compliance/KYC as well as cyber security related areas including fraud detection, cloud security, and encryption, the program has gained backing from Rabobank, ING, ABN Amro, SNS Bank, PwC, NN Group, Delta Lloyd, Athlon and others.

The FinTech & CyberSecurity program will be headed by Michael Dooijes who will take on the role of Managing Director as of the 15th of August. Michael has served as a member of the Rabobank Innovation Board and as a CEO of their own Fintech venture, leading mobile commerce company MyOrder.

Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity Amsterdam will provide €15,000 per team, 100+ mentors from the FinTech & Cyber Security industry, free office space, a convertible note, access to funding and a network of industry partners, investors and venture capital firms for 10 selected startups.

Startups are invited to present their ideas to the Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity team at a series of 'FastTrack' days between August and November 2016 to be held in cities including Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Paris, Tel Aviv, Moscow and Madrid.

The program is specifically scouting for startups in blockchain, payment solutions, capital markets and asset management, alternative financing, cyber iron and identity management, data and behavioral analytics and enabling technologies. The 10 successful applicants will enter the three-month accelerator program on the 9th of January 2017.