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Team profile: Sharesies

Say hello to New Zealand’s, and possibly one of the world’s, most innovative investment platforms... read more

How Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator teams are building resilience

We are halfway through the FinTech Accelerator, leaving our teams with 57 days until Demo Day on... read more

China Fintech Behemoth to Watch

Financial times are changing, and they’re changing faster in China than in other other country. T... read more

Spotlight on sponsors: Kiwibank

Founded in 2001, Kiwibank has been helping every day New... read more

Women in FinTech: it's a thing

In homage to International Women’s Day last week we take a look at the ladies making FinTech fabu... read more

Growing a FinTech startup: Legal Tips

Whilst presenting at CreativeHQ recently the teams appeare... read more

FinTech: A bank’s bestie or frenemy?

Welcome to the future of banking where large tech companies, startups and financial services incu... read more

Pitch perfect: 3 things to help you craft a successful investment pitch

One of the most important parts of the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator programme is the creation of... read more

Fintech: An industry & a movement

You may have heard about it because it’s everywhere right now, but ‘FinTech’ is more than the hyp... read more

FinTech in New Zealand and Beyond, Lachlan Heussler

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Peter Fletcher-Dobson Reflects on Week 1

This week, Peter Fletcher-Dobson, digital advisor for Kiwibank, discusses the first week of t... read more

And They're Off: KFA Launch Event

It’s kickoff! Yesterday was our launch event for KFA! Participants were warmly welcomed and given... read more

Meet Rosie Wall, Programme Manager

Quick Facts: Favourite Wellington cafe: Maranui Cafe... read more

Bootcamp Recap: Houston, We Have Lift Off

This week we were off to a roaring start at New Zealand’s first Fintech accelerator as our 9 team... read more

Say Hello to our 2017 Cohort

Introducing the Kiwibank FinTech... read more

Meet Rick Brown, Mentor In Residence

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Selection Day Team Profiles

On the 14th of December 2016 seventeen teams pitched their hearts out in a fight for just eight p... read more

Market Validation Course Wrap Up

Mission complete! In a New Zealand accelerator programme first, the... read more

KFA Applicant Breakdown

We were pleased with the application pool for our first ever Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator. Here’s... read more

Always Be Selling

I might as well get the punchlines out of the way.  If you don’t rea... read more

Perks of the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator

Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator teams and Alumni can take advantage of the perks that are made avail... read more

Market Validation Course: Week Two Update

Last week we barrelled ahead with the Market Validation Course, setting the teams up with collabo... read more

Webinar #4: Serge Van Dam

Serge Van Dam shared his success story with FinTech startup M-Com and chatted about the opportuni... read more

Market Validation Course: Week One Update

This week we were excited to kick off the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator Market Validation Course,... read more

Hon Paul Goldsmith Speech to SavvyKiwi Finnotech Conference

Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Speech to SavvyKiwi... read more

Finding a Co-founder

Year after year we see single founders with great businesses ideas but without the know-how aroun... read more

Application Tips: The Team

This week’s the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator application tip is the most important one: The Team.... read more

Webinar #3: What it means to be in FinTech

We listened to Trent Fulcher and Rick Brown talk about the opportunities in FinTech and heard abo... read more

Why you should get in touch with us early

Since it is in human nature to leave these things to the last possible minute, we wanted to go ov... read more

Application Tips: The Video

As part of the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator application process, we will give you the opportunity... read more

Application Tips: The Elevator Pitch

We’re about to be in the throes of reviewing applications for the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, s... read more

Webinar #2: Market Validation Course

We listened to Jeff Mann and Natalie Robinson from The Validator talk about the benefits of atten... read more

What is the Market Validation Course?

We’re excited to be offering a New Zealand accelerator programme first: a free 5-week Mar... read more

Webinar #1: Corporate and Startup Partnerships

We listened to Peter Fletcher-Dobson from Kiwibank and Danny Smith from Xero talk about the oppor... read more

Is the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator worth doing?

So you’ve got a great idea for a business, and some passionate people to work on it with you. You... read more

FinTech Press Release

6 October 2016 MEDIA RELEASE Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator to scale up Ki... read more