ThinkTECH Programs
and Events

Participate as a community bank mentor during the 12-week Accelerator program, attend a webinar series, or access the ThinkTECH solutions directory to start the journey at your bank.

ThinkTECH Accelerator 2023

ICBA’s ThinkTECH Accelerator program, a community bank focused fintech accelerator is designed to identify and foster community bank-enabled fintech partnerships.

Starting in 2019, ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator was launched to connect community bankers and fintech visionaries to develop solutions specifically for the industry.

Program Features

  • Allows you and your bank to meet 1-on-1 with the most relevant and high-potential fintech companies with solutions for community banks looking to address real challenges and opportunities.

  • Fintech companies that have been handpicked based on their relevance to current day challenges and opportunities.

  • Monetary investment from ICBA (SAFE – Simple Agreement for Future Equity).

  • Access to cutting-edge emerging financial technology solutions and much, much more.

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ICBA ThinkTECH Innovation Series

Digital Transformation Demystified

A five-part webinar series designed to explore key considerations to help you build, refine, and grow your digital offerings. Webinars include Digital Transformation 101, Digital Transformation (Inside and Outside the Bank), Building or Perfecting a Digital Transformation Plan and more.

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Cryptocurrency Demystified

A three-part webinar series designed to get community bankers up-to-speed on this emerging currency. Webinars include, Cryptocurrency 101, The Use Case for and Future of Cryptocurrency in Banking, and Regulations and Risks.

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Banking as a Service Demystified

This two-part series explores the modular service offering of Banking as a Service for community bankers. Webinars include Banking as a Service 101 and The Use Case and Best Practices for Banking as a Service.

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ICBA ThinkTECH Solution Directory

ICBA member banks receive access to a curated directory of emerging financial technology companies that have a proven roster of bank clients. Each company has been vetted and researched and is exclusively available to ICBA member banks.

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BankTech Ventures

Driven by interest from ICBA members, ICBA announced the formation of BankTech Ventures, an investment fund designed to accelerate technology opportunities and adoption at community banks.

ICBA will serve as a general partner and investment manager of the Fund, working collaboratively with other stakeholders to select, invest, incubate, and fast-track fintech solutions that solve for community bank pain points.

For more information, contact Charles Potts, EVP Chief Innovation Officer.

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