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Diamonds in the Rough: 10 FinTech Startups To Shine at The Venture Center with FIS Support

As we have previously reported on LTP, there are a number of accelerators in the FinTech space. However, we might have found a diamond in the rough with an accelerator in Arkansas. The VC FinTech Accelerator is a collaboration between FIS (the world’s largest financial services technology company) and The Venture Center.

While Arkansas is the only state in America where you can actually dig for real diamonds, there is something special going on in Little Rock.

The following is an interview with Lee Watson, the President & CEO of The Venture Center regarding the VC FinTech Accelerator which is now accepting applications for startups for its summer program. Up to ten companies will participate in the program for $50,000 each and access up to $300,000 toward the end of the program.

How would you describe the Little Rock FinTech ecosystem? What is unique and interesting about it for those who might not be familiar with it?

Little Rock is the birthplace of the FinTech industry with the establishme ...

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