European FinTech Hackcelerator 2020

Welcome to the international program tailor-made for FinTech startups ready to conquer the ASEAN market. With Accelpoint and the Singapore FinTech Festival, we will be your gateway and guide towards a successful venture. Shall we begin?


Accelpoint has become an International Partner of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. A prestigious program for startups held as a part of the Singapore Fintech Festival. The accelerator will organize the European FinTech Hackcelerator with an international panel who will select the best FinTech startups from all of Europe.


The Global FinTech Innovation Challenge seeks to promote unique solutions that will provide a benefit to the financial sector and change the world. Our main goal is to discover market-ready solutions which are The Future of Fintech from Europe to scale in Asia:


Formal requirements - Who are we looking for?

FinTech startups with a market-ready solution

Startups with solution possible to scale globally

Projects with fit to problem statements

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The finalists of the European FinTech Hackcelerator will receive a $20,000 (Singapore Dollars) cash stipend. Additionally, the winning team will also receive mentorship by industry experts and – most importantly – access to potential clients and investors. You will have a chance to pitch in front of a global audience at the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day at the Singapore FinTech Festival and will have the opportunity to win cash prizes totalling $50,000 and $200,000 for PoC.

During the Singapore Fintech Festival activities, we plan to focus on promoting European startups by leveraging our local network of VC funds – Business Angels and Business Partners. We will organize Investor Network Mixer with investors and entrepreneurs interested in learning and investing in the European startup ecosystem.

1st Prize Winner of The European FinTech Hackcelerator

Semi-finalists of The European Fintech Hackelerator (up to 20 startups)



We are scouting for startups and allowing registration on our website until the October 21st.

August - October

European Selection

Review and deliberation of up to 20 startup applications that will be contenders for the European FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day. Out of this group, we will pick the finalist.


Virtual Programme

The finalist will start the Virtual Programme that will include activities on Product Development, Testing, Product Finalisation, and Demo Preparation. Investor Network Mixer for semi-finalists (max 20 projects).


DemoDay @ SFF

The European Hackcelerators' Finalist is going to take part in the Global FinTech Hackcelerator at Global Fintech Hackcelerator Demo Day on December 10th. Three winners of this contest will receive a grant of S$50,000 cash prize each.

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Magdalena Smolak

Head of Singapore Trade Office at Polish Investment and Trade Agency

Hubert Anyżewski

Co-founder & Managing Partner at AccelPoint

Pauline Sim

SVP, Group Channels & Digitalisation, United Overseas Bank Head at The FinLab

Benny Chng

Assistant Director for Venture Building at SGInnovate

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Joseph Lim

Head of Global Business Development & Partnerships at Tribe

Jonė Vaitulevičiūtė

Partner at Startup Wise Guys

Daria Khlopova

Partnership Manager at Seedstars World, CEE & Global

Eddie George

A FinTech Innovation Expert, Consultant, and Mentor at NewFinance`ORG

Dmitrij Sosunov

VC Fund & Accelerator Manager at MITA, Startup Wise Guys

Don Ginsel

Founder at Holland FinTech

Görkem Çokçetin

Senior Advisor for Fintech Engagement and Innovation at Efma

Peter Sasi

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Multipass Asia


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