Queen City FinTech


Queen City Fintech is a 12-week accelerator program designed to mature financial technology startups through intense mentorship from leading banking executives, business development professionals, venture capitalists and attorneys, among others in Charlotte's robust business community. Accepted companies also receive an upfront $20K with the potential for follow on funding for the top performers in the program. Charlotte, NC is the second largest financial center in the US. Led by former Bank of America executive and serial entrepreneur Dan Roselli, Queen City Fintech offers access to executive level members of each of Charlotte's Fortune 500 financial services institutions. With low cost of living and some of the best quality of life in the US, there is no better city in the US in which to grow an early stage fintech startup than The Queen City.


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Main sponsors:
Bank of America,Wells Fargo,Ally Bank,BB&T,EY,North Highland,Womble Carlyle,Synchrony Financial,Zenmonics,Barings
Incentive for startups

Mentorship from Fortune 100 financial institution executives, top fintech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and startup attorneys.

  • Three month curriculum designed to accelerate business strategy development, venture capital raising, and process to market.  
  • $20,000 growth capital upon joining the program.
  • Internationally recognized Demo Day with attendance from QC Fintech's network of  venture capitalists and financial services innovation group members.
  • Follow on funding potential for top performers in each accelerator class.
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