WHAT: The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and The Venture Center, in partnership with the State of Arkansas, will formally introduce the 11 growth-stage fintech companies selected for the 2022 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program at a kick-off event in Little Rock, Ark., on Tuesday, January 11. ICBA and Venture Center executives, along with Arkansas officials, will attend and provide remarks at the event.
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. CT
WHO: ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort
HOW TO REGISTER: To register as press for this virtual event or to learn more about this year’s cohort and ICBA’s effort in support of community bank innovation, contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Independent Community Bankers of America creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish. ICBA is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education, and high-quality products and services.
With nearly 50,000 locations nationwide, community banks constitute 99 percent of all banks, employ more than 700,000 Americans and are the only physical banking presence in one in three U.S. counties. Holding more than $5 trillion in assets, over $4.4 trillion in deposits, and more than $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community, community banks channel local deposits into the Main Streets and neighborhoods they serve, spurring job creation, fostering innovation and fueling their customers’ dreams in communities throughout America. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at www.icba.org.
ICBA and The Venture Center, in partnership with the State of Arkansas, announced the selection of 11 companies for the fourth annual ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program, kicking off on Jan. 11, 2022.
After 12 fully immersive weeks and hundreds of meetings with industry stakeholders, the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2021 cohort revealed a glimpse into the future of high-tech, high-touch solutions tailored for community banks and their customers.