Little Rock, AR, January 11, 2019 – The Independent Community Bankers of America® and the Venture Center announced on January 9th, the 10 finalists that would partake in the 2019 ThinkTECH Accelerator Program. The program received 190 applications from companies across the United States and 39 other countries.
The Vetter Team is happy to announce that Vetter is among the 10 finalists that will attend the 12-week boot-camp program at the Venture Center in Little Rock. The other chosen startups are Adlumin, Agora, Botdoc, CRiskCo, Gerald, KapitalWise, MK Decision, Sou Sou and Teslar by 3E.
This first-of-its-kind program is designed to accelerate the growth and development of the 10 fintech companies in order to offer products and services that will benefit community bankers and their customers.
The ThinkTECH Accelerator program received 190 applications from companies across the United States and 39 other countries.
“The companies selected as finalists have all shown great possibility to fulfill current community banking needs while creating opportunities for the future. It’s all about creating that high-tech, high-touch future of community banking,” said Kevin Tweddle, ICBA Services Network COO.
Throughout the program, the chosen companies will be able to gain direct exposure to thousands of community banks, receive initial investments and obtain training and mentoring from ICBA and The Venture Center’s network of mentors and leaders.
The 2019 ThinkTECH Accelerator Program will conclude with a live demonstration at ICBA LIVE® in Nashville on March 18, and at The Venture Center on March 27. In this live demonstration, the 10 startups will be able to pitch their products and services to community banking leaders, potential investors and entrepreneurs.
For more information about the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator Program, visit www.icba.org/fintech.