MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, announced that SizeUp and 20 other startups will join the 2019 MassChallenge FinTech inaugural program. “Our inaugural cohort represents trailblazing technologies that advance financial services, from AI-powered onboarding platforms to modern giving solutions,” said Devon Sherman, Program Director of MassChallenge FinTech. “We look forward to structuring and driving meaningful, outcome-driven partnerships between startups and enterprises that tackle some of the industry’s biggest pain points and opportunities.” The inaugural cohort of Fintech startups include AlphaSense (New York, New York), Cake (Boston, Massachusetts), Catapult HQ (Charlotte, North Carolina), Coalesce.ai (Boston, Massachusetts), Datavore (New York, New York), Diffeo (Boston, Massachusetts), Digital Onboarding (Boston, Massachusetts), Edmit (Boston, Massachusetts), eGiftify (New York, New York), Elsen (Boston, Massachusetts), Fincura (Boston, Massachusetts), ForwardLane (New York, New York), Gain Life (Boston, Massachusetts), LifeSite (San Francisco Bay Area, California), Pinkaloo Technologies (Baltimore, Maryland), Posh (Boston, Massachusetts), SizeUp (San Francisco Bay Area, California), Surround Insurance (Cambridge, Massachusetts), WalletFi (Raleigh, North Carolina), and Zylotech (Cambridge, Massachusetts).
MassChallenge FinTech is supported by a public-private partnership that includes founding partners MassMutual, Putnam Investments, Fidelity Investments, Citizens Bank, John Hancock, and the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MACP), challenge partners Eastern Bank, AARP, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Walmart, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), and community partners FinTech Sandbox, Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, and Brandeis International Business School.
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