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About the accelerator

Nordea Startup Accelerator offers you a unique opportunity to accelerate the development of your business idea together with Nordea experts, Nestholma and some of the best FinTech experts in the Nordics.

It is an intensive, 12-week programme designed to grow your FinTech startup.

Nordea runs the program together with Nestholma Venture Accelerator. The accelerator takes advantage of Nestholma’s Lean Startup-driven venture accelerator model that has been developed to help startups and large corporations to work together.

The programme offers you:

  • Introduction, business insight, and guidance from key decision makers from Nordea who are interested in new innovative solutions
  • Potential market access through pilots and Nordea’s comprehensive range of different customers and data
  • Mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and FinTech experts
  • Access to VC from Nestholma and partners. Each selected startup will get a seed investment of €12.000 and possibility to get investments up to €150.000 per startup from Nestholma.
  • Workshops on wide range of topics important to all startups, including customer-driven product development, building the team, startup marketing, sales and working with investors
  • Sparring and global perspective from the global tech giant Tata Consultancy Services - TCS
  • Usage credits for IBM services and APIs on Bluemix, in addition to access to deep IBM expertise in Bluemix and agile development read more...
  • Explore how Nordea's APIs can bring value to customers as part of your service. With Nordea APIs you can initiate payments as part of your service flow. Additionally we will offer APIs related to cards, accounts, loans and chat functionality