Situated in the heart of Stellenbosch, Fintec is an African-based innovation hub – using technology to solve real-world challenges. The businesses and products we build help banks, insurers and regulators get back in the game.
Start-up support services with co-working and collaboration facilities. We host Open Innovation Challenges, Rapid Prototyping and Hackathon events.
Acceleration programs to incubate your fintech idea. 12 and 24 week incubation programs to enable your team to build prototypes and a minimum viable product that is market tested and ready to scale.
Launch and scale your solution with our in-house financial technology team. Products to emerge from Fintec Labs include OptiCollect®, FuelRP™, Pay.app and TheThing.app.
Investing in early-stage technology companies that could form part of the greater Fintec ecosystem, providing access to expertise and a B2B client-base, moving at the pace of a start-up. We also invest in the brightest minds in our community.
Business and Start-up services
Our method is lean to the extreme
Flexible business services for creative tech entrepreneurs to start or grow their business. Starting and growing your business shouldn’t be complicated. Fintec Spaces provides entrepreneurs with access to the services, partnerships and help needed to safely launch, run or grow their business.
PROVEN BUSINESS METHODS
Leverage our experience to do just enough to get your business going. Focus on growing your business, leave the admin to us.
EASY ACCESS AND TRANSPARENT
Get up and running with our business services in a flash. Simple and transparent pricing ensures you can keep your overheads as low possible.
ACCESS TO EXPERTS
Access to our partner network to learn from those who have done it before. Let their mistakes and successes guide your journey.
Business, Startup & UpStart Accelerator
We bridge the gap
Helping Corporates, StartUps and UpStarts to partner with disruptors of their industry to drive external innovation that can fast-track access to new markets and clients faster. Build it outside, bring it back safely.
We help Accelerator participants to set priorities, delegate, motivate and develop themselves. Our coaching strategy considers all stress factors participants will face, including family, life and work commitments.
PROVEN START-UP METHOD
A comprehensive, integrated and proven step-by-step approach to creating innovative, highly successful products and services. Accelerator teams work together in a truly open innovation accelerator model.
RUN LIKE A BUSINESS
Apart from standard accelerator modules, Accelerator participants are in control of how they invest in the skills and capabilities they need to run their business. An Advisory board with industry experts help keep them on-track.
Creating amazing products that solve big problems
Incubation, scale and operation of high-growth business models
Fintec Labs, at its core is an incubation hub. We are passionate about prototyping, validating and scaling disruptive technologies that help our clients get back in the game. Sometimes, we return it safely back to client environments. Products to emerge from Fintec Labs include OptiCollect®, FuelERP™, Pay.app and TheThing.app.
Identifying, prototyping and validation of new disruptive business models.
We launch and grow new business models that have been market tested and client validated.
We operate, manage, optimise and support business platforms for our clients.
When required, we safely integrate platforms back into client environments.
Investing in disruptive ideas by the brightest minds
True to our group mission, Fintec Ventures aims to enable our Accelerator alumni, entrepreneurs and new talent with a ticket to the “game”.
FINTEC VENTURES CAPITAL FUND
Fintec Ventures co-invest in the most innovative Fintec Accelerator alumni companies with industry- disruptive potential.
Our people are all entrepreneurs. We help them succeed by providing funding, mentoring and the connections to propel their ideas and together build an exponential ecosystem.
We invest in the brightest minds in our community through scholarships, bursaries, internships and graduate program.