OTP Bank startup accelerator is an intensive three-month program designed to grow your business. You will get to collaborate with OTP, key player in Eastern Europe. This is a unique opportunity to refine your idea or product, pursue new business opportunities and grow your network. The aim is to make your startup fundable and ready for international opportunities.
OTP Bank runs the program together with Nestholma Renewal Accelerator. We help you collaborate with large corporations, to learn and find new business opportunities. You'll also get lots of practical coaching on, for example, sales, marketing or how to collaborate with with investors. You will develop a product that customers care about, and a business that interests investors. Apply now and take advantage of Nestholma’s Lean Startup-driven venture accelerator model.
We also introduce our startups to other banks in our network. That means being selected doesn’t open the doors just to OTP Bank but to banks from all over the world with altogether over 100 million customers..
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The accelerator model consists of three phases (Learn, Do, Pitch). During the program startups will get help in, for example, building products and services that customers actually care about and in preparing the company for growth and international opportunities. The aim is get the startup ready for additional funding by the end of the program.
Onsite workshops will be tailored to fit the participants maturity level. Also, industry-specific topics will be covered, as needed. During the program, there will also be guests (workshops, lectures etc.) from other startups, partner companies, etc.
Every startup has at least one mentor from OTP. Startups are also engaged to provide peer2peer mentoring through-out the program. During the program, there will also be many guests (workshops, lectures etc.) from other startups, partner companies, industry experts etc.
The Global Fintech Accelerator is a multi-site program. Banks around the world working together to collaborate with startups beyond their regions. For startups: you take part in one accelerator, you do business with several banks.
Nestholma engages corporations and startups to collaborate. We run on-site accelerators for new products and learnings. You can check out some videos where the startups talk about the benefits and experience of the Nestholma accelerator. Be also sure to watch a few pitches by the startups at our latest Demo Day.