Driving Fintech Innovation

About FinAccelerate

FinAccelerate is an intense accelerator program empowered by one of the world’s leading and largest law firms, Jones Day.
The program covers the fundamental areas of law relevant to innovative fintech companies and enables selected fintech businesses to access leading investors, corporations, financial institutions, and potential JV partners to accelerate their business.

Program Structure

The program is run over four key days and followed up with continuous engagement with a strong ecosystem of world-leading advisors, investors, and partners to the program.

Day 1: 22nd of October 2024
Know-How Sessions

Structured one-hour know-how sessions for the fintech cohort companies, covering these key areas: capital markets, regulatory law, IP, corporate structure and funding, data and privacy, employment, tech agreements, and risk management.

Day 2: 23rd of October 2024
Q&A Sessions

A limited number of dedicated time slots for small group Q&A sessions that the fintech cohort can book with relevant lawyers presenting on topics from Day 1. General access with refreshment breaks provided.

Day 3: 24th of October 2024
Demo Day: Present Your Company

The final day will be a demo day during which the fintech cohorts are given an opportunity to present their companies to an audience of invited institutions, VCs, and investors. Thought leaders are also invited to speak.

Day 4: 25th of October 2024
Interconnection Day: Meetings

Connect with and meet up with influencers and other cohort members hosted at Jones Day offices in a relaxed environment.

Continuous Engagement

Following conclusion of the program, companies will enjoy ongoing engagement with a strong ecosystem of leading advisors, potential investors, and partners.

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2024 Program

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2023 Program Highlights

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Awards and Recognitions

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