ICBA Announces ThinkTECH Accelerator Finalists

Jan 10, 2019
pres-kennedy-19.01.10ICBA and The Venture Center announced the 10 startup companies that have been selected to participate in the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator.

The first-of-its-kind program exclusively focuses on product development to benefit community banks and their customers.

The selected companies will participate in a 12-week bootcamp program at The Venture Center in Little Rock, Ark., designed to accelerate the development of their financial innovations with direct input from community bankers. The 10 finalists were selected from applications by 190 early-stage fintechs from across the United States and 39 other countries.

“ICBA puts its mission into action with our partnership with The Venture Center,” said ICBA Chairman-Elect Preston Kennedy, who was among the speakers.

The 2019 program will culminate with a live demonstration to an audience of community bankers at ICBA LIVE® in Nashville on March 18 and at The Venture Center on March 27.

A recording of the bootcamp kickoff event, informational video about the accelerator featuring key stakeholders, and fact sheet on the selected companies are available on ICBA’s ThinkTECH webpage.

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