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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  • Always great to be in #ATL with Class 7 alumni @AlJOtto @Veriphyratio @james_knowles_ @speakalytics @christianzimm… https://t.co/hmMvJDRWlO
  • @susanslanger Excited to have you join the QCF family!
  • RT @TECHdotMN: Minnesota Fintech Startup @livegivesave Joins Charlotte Accelerator @QCFinTech: https://t.co/tNS3dlpz3K All MN Fintech Clip…
  • Class 8 arrives in #CLT in one week! Get to know the founders that make up the Spring 2018 cohort #fintech… https://t.co/MKtxYwXdy0
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  • RT @quovo: @QCFinTech Announces Spring 2018 Cohort #fintech -- @crowdfundinside https://t.co/8L6DAJfxjH
  • Learn more about our Spring Cohort arriving in #Charlotte in less than two weeks in this @hypepotamus article https://t.co/C1PyWSunPI
  • RT @CBJBanks: @QCFinTech will soon launch its #Class8 #accelerator program. Meet one of the 10 companies looking for a #startup boost in #C…
  • Great article on how Class 7 alumnus @Veriphyratio and founder @AlJOtto are changing the 401k industry! https://t.co/tUFAhxR4Nc
  • RT @CredPal: We are pleased to announce our acceptance into the @QCFinTech class 8 #Fintech accelerator program. https://t.co/71tTUdByhC