The FinTech|X Accelerator is a highly specialized 90-day accelerator program exclusively for innovative and disruptive fintech startups.
Participating startups will benefit from the coaching and connections from some of the nation’s leading fintech experts, including from our key sponsors at Encore Bank, MacDonald Ventures, DTCC, Black Dragon, as well as from our strategic partners at the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance.
Tampa Bay Wave is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and takes no equity from participating companies. Wave is also a proud accredited member of GAN.co.
*Note: Travel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can pose a high-risk for acquiring the infection and spreading it to others. We are continually monitoring the situation and will make final decisions about in-person vs. virtual programming prior to the program kick-off.
Build, launch and grow are not only the phases of any startup venture, they are the framework by which we support our companies. Our BUILD-LAUNCH-GROW framework provides targeted support for the demands your company will experience that will ultimately lead to success.
Mentorship is one of the single most important tools for any startup founder or CEO. Tampa Bay Wave’s extensive network of mentors provide a unique and diverse group of experts that will provide infinite value throughout your company’s journey toward success.
It’s been said that it’s all about who you know. Tampa Bay Wave’s extensive network of supporters, mentors, entrepreneurs in residence, community advocates and business leaders make up a tremendous community of people who will provide you and your company a firm foundation of growth.
|Applications open:||May 1, 2023|
|Application deadline:||July 14, 2023|
|Program kickoff:||August 28, 2023|
|Demo Day:||October 19, 2023|