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18 Startups selected for Spring 2022 Accelerator cohort across all F10 hubs to empower collaboration with corporate partners

May 27, 2022

F10 announces 18 growth-stage FinTech & InsurTech startups selected from 300 applications globally joining the Open Innovation Accelerator in its Zurich, Singapore and Madrid hubs. The goal of this program is to facilitate collaboration between selected startups with F10 corporate partners through F10’s proven open innovation methodology.

Scouting and selection of the startups was done in close collaboration with F10 corporate partners in each hub that launched open innovation challenges. The program itself is aimed towards setting the stage for and 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.

Conversational Banking Challenge by Renta 4

Startups with proven solutions in conversational banking to make communication with customers better and more efficient.

Selected startups

Posh Technologies (USA) Posh  was founded with the vision to empower community financial institutions  through intuitive, conversational AI. The proprietary conversational AI  fosters an enjoyable and efficient banking experience for users.

Sentimer Technologies (Spain) Sentimeter is an Artificial Intelligence platform for digital sales, acquisition optimization and customer support: We work with banks and insurance companies to (a) optimize digital signup, onboarding, and customer support processes, and to (b) increase digital sales, upselling and conversion on website and landings.

Smartly.ai (France) Smartly.ai chatbots allow you to respond in a relevant and scalable way to your users' questions.

Alternative Data Challenge by BME & Open Wealth Challenge by BME OpenFinance

Startups who offer alternative data sets or startups withdisruptive models to analyze alternative data.

Startups offering new and innovative Open Wealth solutions for Private Banking, External Asset Managers (EAMs), etc. that can be integrated in OpenFinance's marketplace.

 

Selected startups

Brain (Italy). Brain creates proprietary datasets and algorithms for investment strategies, combining experience on financial markets with strong competences in statistics, machine learning and natural language processing.

Dreamquark (France). Dreamquark is an artificial intelligence solution provider, founded in 2014, with a unique expertise in data science, software, and the wealth management industry. Its SaaS enable banks, insurers, and wealth managers to empower all their functional and business teams to personalize their client journeys with AI and their data.

3rd-eyes-analytics AG (Switzerland). 3rd-eyes-analytics AG 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.

Kidbrooke (Sweden). 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.

RegTech Challenge by SIX Financial Information Singapore

Startups that understand regulatory implications(sanctions, shareholding disclosure, tax, esg etc.) for pre- or post-trade solutions.

Investment Navigator (Switzerland). 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.

WealthTech Challenge by SIX bLink

Startups who provide market-ready products or servicesthat can be integrated into wealth and asset management applications via API.

Lookthrough (Switzerland). Lookthrough produces ESG reports for real estate without the necessity of onsite visits, making ESG compliance scalable and affordable for landlords.

Kaspar& (Switzerland). 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 (Switzerland). 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 (Sweden). 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.

Sustainable Finance Challenge by Julius Baer

Startups with solutions in sustainable Investing to integrate climate and sustainability considerations.

Selected startups

Datia (Sweden). 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 finance (Canada). 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 (Denmark). 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.

Financial Wellbeing Challenge & Insurance Distribution Challenge by Generali HITS

Startups that help to improve the financial well-being ofinsurance customers and enhance life customers’ experience.

Startups that help insurance agents to become “superagents”, by providing digital tools and services that augment their work.      

Selected startups

Omma (Turkey). 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.

Tontine Trust (Ireland). 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.

3rd-eyes-analytics AG (Switzerland). 3rd-eyes-analytics AG 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.

distriBind (UK). distriBind is using Machine Learning and Automation to cure the insurance industry of its spreadsheet addiction.

bsurance (Austria). 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 program offering access to a network of more than 250 mentors across all hubs, as well as the F10 Investor Introduction Service.

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