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Metaverse Accelerator Programme

About the programme 

The number of financial institutions entering the Metaverse is rising at a rapid pace, creating a new opportunity for institutions to further innovate through offering virtual experiences.

The Metaverse Accelerator Programme is designed to attract leading startups from all over the world, working on the next step of blockchain technology, the Metaverse.

This programme will enable leading institutions in both private and public sectors to overcome their challenges by taking an innovative approach. The possibilities to collaborate and innovate are endless.

The programme is also in line with the UAE’s strategy to be a global leader as a Metaverse economy, outlining the future for the region and the world!

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Build proof-of-concepts for the Government and Non-government institutions and insurance companies
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Workshops & support services from 55+ ecosystem partners
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Marketing/PR exposure and networking opportunities with FinTech community
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Co-working space in DIFC

Programme eligibility

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Demonstrate Minimum Viable Product
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Demonstrate that access to Government and Non- government executives will have a meaningful impact on your growth prospects
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Nominate 1-2 members of your Senior Team (e.g. Founder/ CEO/ CTO) as representatives
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Provide a demo to partners & ability to illustrate excellent pitch presentations

Programme Timeline

Launch Programme
Sprint A
Sprint B
  • February - April: Scouting
  • May: FinTech Hive selects Sprint A startups from scouting pool
  • June: Sprint A startups attend bootcamp run by ecosystem partners
  • June: 5-10 Sprint A startups pitch to Financial Industry partners one-on-one
  • June: FinTech Hive connects financial industry partners individually with their selected startups
  • September: FinTech Hive selects Sprint B startups from scouting pool
  • October: Sprint B startups attend bootcamp run by ecosystem partners
  • October: 5-10 Sprint B startups pitch to Financial Industry partners one-on-one
  • October: FinTech Hive connects financial industry partners individually with their selected startups

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