54 hours to test your idea, build a team, pitch to investors.

Are you interested in Finance and Innovation? Do you have a business idea and want to test if it is viable? Do you want to learn from others how to put your idea into business? Accelerate Cambridge in partnership with BNY Mellon invites you to join the Second Cambridge FinTech Startup weekend on 5-7 June 2015.

Startup Weekends are a hands-on experience where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if their start-up ideas are viable.

This three-day intensive event will bring together finance and innovation entrepreneurs who want to address challenges in tomorrow’s banking.

Participants will have 54 hours to test their idea, build a team and pitch to a panel of judges.

Schedule

  • Friday evening: delegates will have an opportunity to pitch their best ideas and inspire others to join their teams.
  • Saturday: participants will work with their teams and with the support of experienced mentors will validate ideas and build minimal viable product.
  • Sunday: teams will pitch their concepts to a panel of expert judges – successful entrepreneurs, leading academics and venture capitalists.

The winning teams will have an opportunity to take their businesses to the next level.

The panel of judges includes Susanne Chishti, CEO and Founder, FINTECH Circle; Mark Gibbons, European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CIO, BNY Mellon; Dominic Broom, Managing Director, Head of Sales & Relationship Management, Treasury Services EMEA at BNY Mellon.

Find out more about Startup Weekends

Learn more about Accelerate Cambridge

Register by 1 June 2015

Address

Trumpington St
Cambridge,
CB2 1AG,

Date & time

Date: 5 June 2015
Start Time: 16:30
End Time: 22:30

Date: 6 June 2015
Start Time: 07:30
End Time: 22:30

Date: 7 June 2015
Start Time: 07:30
End Time: 21:00

Audience

Open to: All

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Event location


Trumpington St
Cambridge,
CB2 1AG,

Event timings

Date: 5 June 2015
Start Time: 16:30
End Time: 22:30

Date: 6 June 2015
Start Time: 07:30
End Time: 22:30

Date: 7 June 2015
Start Time: 07:30
End Time: 21:00