Here Are 13 Startups Selected for F10’s Latest Accelerator Cohortby Fintechnews Switzerland May 30, 2022
F10 announced that 13 growth-stage fintech and insurtech startups have been selected for its spring 2022 cohort from 300 applications globally to join its open innovation accelerator at its Zurich and Singapore hubs.
The goal of this programme is to facilitate collaboration between selected startups with F10 corporate partners.
The scouting and eventual selection of the startups was done in close collaboration with F10 corporate partners at each hub that had launched open innovation challenges earlier this year.
The programme itself is aimed towards developing successful collaborations, implemented via a 360 degree startup analysis, an in-depth collaboration playbook facilitated by a dedicated F10 coach, and regular knowledge and experience exchange between participating startups and the corporate partners.
F10 Switzerland Acceleration Batch IV
Three of the F10 Switzerland’s corporate partners – SIX bLink, Julius Baer, Generali HITS – had published challenges to address their business needs.
1. WealthTech Challenge by SIX bLink
Startups who provide market-ready products or services that can be integrated into wealth and asset management applications via API.
Lookthrough produces ESG reports for real estate without the necessity of onsite visits, making ESG compliance scalable and affordable for landlords.
Kaspar& enables banks to increase the value of their existing client base by offering an innovative approach to transform retail clients into wealth management customers with every payment they make.
aisot is turning data into performance for wealth and asset managers, maximizing performance while minimizing volatility. aisot’s proprietary and cloud- based artificial intelligence engine, aisot AI alpha PLT, accessible through API, creates insights for clearly defined use cases and time horizons, bridging the last mile in data-driven decision making.
Kidbrooke helps financial institutions such as banks, wealth managers and insurance companies provide engaging, seamless, and affordable financial advice allowing everyone to make educated financial decisions for their future.
2. Sustainable Finance Challenge by Julius Baer
Startups with solutions in sustainable investing to integrate climate and sustainability considerations.
Datia is a data platform for sustainable finance, working with forward thinking financial institutions automating their ESG workflows. Datia customers use Datia for ESG data collection & analysis, screen portfolios, model ESG preferences and automate ESG, SFDR & EU Taxonomy reporting.
impak is a growing French-Canadian scale-up whose mission is to help investors and lenders make more sustainable decisions by providing them with assessments that go beyond ESG and include both the negative and positive impacts of their assets.
Matter offers investors an alternative to traditional ESG ratings. By utilising cutting-edge technologies, the company harnesses wisdom-of the crowd data from hundreds of different sources, organises them into different datasets, and make these available to clients via intuitive interfaces and APIs for portfolio analysis and reporting.
3. Financial Wellbeing and Insurance Distribution Challenges by Generali HITS
Startups that help to improve the financial well-being of insurance customers and enhance life customers’ experience. Additionally, startups that help insurance agents to become “super agents”, by providing digital tools and services that augment their work.
Omma VQ is an interactive, dynamic video platform, which provides the opportunity to communicate with different target audiences with personalized content through a video in real time.
3rd-eyes-analytics offers modular solutions that improve, automate, and visualise wealth planning. The solutions incorporate climate change scenarios while optimisations against investment or insurance products maximise goal achievement.
The OECD has passed Legal Instrument 0467 to mandatorily change existing DC pensions to offer lifetime incomes using ‘tontines’ or annuities. The OECD favours tontines over annuities because they enable higher levels of retirement income than annuities.
distriBind is using Machine Learning and Automation to cure the insurance industry of its spreadsheet addiction.
As an Embedded Insurance market leader we enable access to a huge market opportunity and bring fair and relevant coverage to consumers where and when it matters: At the point-of-need.
Startups selected for this accelerator will gain life-time access to the F10 Startup Services – flexible, on-demand content spanning the F10 Academy, online learning and peer to peer exchange based on startups’ needs, the F10 mentor programme offering access to a network of more than 250 mentors across all hubs, as well as the F10 Investor Introduction Service.
F10 Singapore Acceleration
F10 Singapore corporate partner, SIX Financial Information Singapore has also published the following challenge to address their business needs.
1. Regtech Challenge
Startups that understand regulatory implications (sanctions, shareholding disclosure, tax, esg etc.) for pre- or post-trade solutions.
Investment Navigator is the product distribution experts for financial institutions ensuring that they can bring the right products to the right clients at the right time in the right way.