Accelerator Program

The Accelerator is a 12 Weeks Program designed for Mature FinTechs looking for global expansion with a proven Product Market Fit. The program focuses on cultivating business collaborations between FinTech and QFTH partners including the Qatar FinTech taskforce via Proof-of Concepts.

12 Weeks Program
Mature FinTechs

Program Benefits

QFTH offers the Accelerated FinTechs a comprehensive package worth ~$300,000 that includes the following benefits

Cash investments of $100,000 (paid out in tranches and subject to milestone deliverables)

5 FinTech workshops and 5 bootcamps covering topics including local ecosystem engagement, product alignment, and deployment, customer acquisition, legal, and regulation, as well as fundraising

Access to Qatar FinTech Taskforce members and local industry partners for collaborating on Proof of Concepts (PoCs).

Weekly bespoke mentor engagement with a local QFTH mentor on penetrating the Qatari financial industry

Access to QFTH investor networks including Doha Tech Angels, Qatar Development Bank Investment Team and Qatar Investment Authority

Support in application to Qatar Central Bank payments sandbox

Company registration and license fee under QFC waived for year 1

Global business development opportunities in over 10 counties along with participation in 2 marquee global FinTech events.

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We require one key management personnel (preferable a founder or a co-founder) being present for all major activities of the program.

Program Timeline

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Application Open
8th June 2020
Application Close
31st July 2020
Virtual Pitch Day
5th – 25th August 2020
Accelerator Program Starts
13th September 2020
Demo Day
Mid-December 2020

Program Timeline

Application Open
8th June 2020


Application Close
31st July 2020


Virtual Pitch Day
5th – 25th August 2020


Incubator Program Starts
13th September 2020

Demo Day
Mid-December 2020
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Who Should Apply

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Experienced leadership team

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FinTechs with established revenues and investments

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FinTechs willing to set up an office in Qatar

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FinTechs with a proven Product-Market Fit

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FinTechs looking for global expansion

Why To Join The Program?

Emerge, Innovate, Accelerate

Take your FinTech idea to the next level! We’re looking for innovative entrepreneurs and FinTechs with an appetite to revolutionize financial services and make a global impact.

Focus Areas

Leveraging emerging technologies or co-innovating solutions for existing challenges in the following focus areas:

Payment Solutions

Regulatory Technology

Islamic Finance

Solution For SMEs

Ideal Launch Pads

Our FinTech Incubator Programs (currently virtual due to COVID-19) are the Ideal Launch Pads for Early-Stage and Matured FinTechs to scale up!

Business opportunities to collaborate with local and global financial institutions and industry players

Mentorship and networking opportunity with global FinTech leaders

Assistance in setting up a business in Qatar

Referral to the Qatar Central Bank Sandbox

Access to capital

Join Qatar Pavilion at Marquee Global FinTech events

Access to office space

Ideal Launch Pads

Our FinTech Incubator Programs (currently virtual due to COVID-19) are the ideal launch pads for early-stage and matured FinTechs to scale up!

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Willing To Build The Future Of FinTech?

We are looking for innovative global and local start-ups who want to take their FinTech idea to the next level.

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Willing To Build The Future Of FinTech?

We are looking for innovative global and local start-ups who want to take their FinTech idea to the next level.

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Upcoming Hackathon Program

Solve trending FinTech challenges and get a chance to be incubated in QFTH incubation program.

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Upcoming Incubator Program

The Incubator is a 12 weeks program for budding entrepreneurs and early-stage FinTechs with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) who want to transform their prototype into a sellable product, build traction and raise funds.

Accelerator Program registration is now closed.
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