SAN FRANCISCO, CA – From Fintech71 via BusinessWire: After a rigorous global sourcing process and rounds of technical and qualitative reviews, Fintech71 has officially chosen its inaugural cohort of financial technology startups. The 10 startups were formally announced today at Finovate in New York City.
The announcement coincides with more corporate partners declaring support for the effort. In the last few weeks, Accenture, Klarna Inc., Westfield Insurance and Corporate One Federal Credit Union Inc. have also joined the extensive ranks of the private sector partners.
Fintech71, a first-of-its-kind nonprofit accelerator, is run by Ohio-based industry leaders to spur innovation and growth and is supported by JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development corporation with the mission to grow the economy and bring jobs and investment to the state. The intensive 10-week program is designed to accelerate access to top financial services companies and expand the innovation pipeline…