Can I apply?

  • My startup offers innovative fintech solutions
  • I have a working prototype
  • My services can be used in low- and middle income countries
  • My services meet one or more of these needs below:


Financial access & financial literacy

Financial identity & credit scoring

Payments & remittances

Alternative bank delivery channels

Microfinance for small businesses

Mobile services to the unbanked

Consumer protection

Financial solutions for agriculture & farmers

Challenge Countdown

What do I get as a Fincluder?

15 startups will be invited to Berlin on 28 & 29 November 2016 for the event including:

  • Half day mentorship sessions with startup coaches
  • Half day startup safari round Berlin to meet startups/accelerators
  • Networking event with investors, finance and fintech experts, industry and development banks
  • One day pitching event to a high profile jury of impact investors
  • 3 finalists will receive cash prizes up to 15.000 €
  • Accommodation & travel costs are covered

FINCLUDERS: The Startup Challenge.
An initiative of the Development Facility of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE DF).

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Fincluders. The Startup Challenge.

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