Swiss-based Nexuslab has announced the ten finalists in their blockchain startup accelerator, powered by Startupbootcamp Fintech; music sharing program Bittunes (UK); cloud storage service Doqum.io (Zwitzerland); mobile bitcoin wallet First Wallet (Estonia); business behavioral analytics firm Magic in Bits (Israel); digital currency tipping platform Paymeabit (Italy); Ethereum-based contract platform ProofOfYou (Estonia); blockchain banking services firm Taqanu Bank (Norway); solar energy incentives firm SolarChange (Israel); interoperable Person-to-Person mobile payment solutions firm WONE (Finland); Bitcoin and Ethereum dApps builder Yope (Germany).
The ten startups were selected by a representatives from Nexussquared management as well as industry experts from Startupbootcamp. The ten fintech startups selected for the program reflect a broad range of industries that are ripe for disruption by blockchain technology.
The Startupbootcamp-powered accelerator program will commence on the 24th of April with a weekend workshop in Amsterdam, where several workshops on various business methodologies will be held to give the finalists a running start.
Finalists will be given mentorship by the Nexuslab team and its global network of business consultants, which will prepare the entrants for the final stages of the program to be held at SwissQ, an IT consultant firm based in Zurich.
Daniel Grassinger, Nexuslab Managing Director and Co-founder of Nexussquared, explained that his team selected the ten finalists from over fifty qualified startups across Europe, “We’re very much looking forward to helping these promising startups further develop their ideas, refine their business models and drive technology innovation across a wide range of industries and applications.” he said.
The program will culminate with the Nexuslab Festival Day on the 7th of July, where the ten finalists will present their concepts to an international panel of investors and industry leaders.
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