Finance Ahead, a fintech accelerator run by Village Capital, MetLife Basis and PayPal, has prolonged the deadline for its European programme to accommodate startups engaged on Covid-19 functions.
Allie Burns, CEO of Village Capital, says: “As individuals lose jobs, dig into their nest eggs and battle to maintain companies from shuttering, we’d like innovation greater than ever in constructing options that assist individuals get monetary savings, discover work and entry monetary companies. We’re extending recruitment for monetary well being startups to make sure that startups which can be actively responding to the pandemic have an satisfactory period of time to complete functions”
The accelerator is open to 12 early-stage companies who can be anticipated to collect in two workshops in Dublin and Berlin in mid-late 2020, ought to circumstances allow. In any other case, the workshops can be carried out nearly.
Taking part startups will profit from eight days of coaching with a concentrate on enhancing funding readiness and rising their companies, working carefully with business consultants, buyers, and ecosystem companions. The highest peer-selected firms can be eligible to obtain a complete of $150,000 in grant funding from MetLife Basis, divided between the winners.