SuperCharger partners Holt Fintech Accelerator
By Digital News Asia June 8, 2018
- Global search for 400 rising fintechs to take part in the programme
- Seeks build the Canadian - Asian corridor for fintech startups
SUPERCHARGER, an Asian-based fintech accelerator programme, has formed a strategic partnership with the Holt Fintech Accelerator Programme. This acceleration programme is based in Montreal and extends the entrepreneurship legacy of Herbert Holt, Quebec’s energy pioneer, who created one of the largest privately-owned utilities in the world.
SuperCharger is Asian accelerator programme built in partnership with the public and private sector. They are currently active in Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Under the terms of the agreement SuperCharger will support by referring Asian startups wishing to grow in Asia and help alumni of the Holt programme scale in the region.
Janos Barberis, founder of SuperCharger said “We are happy to build the Canadian - Asian corridor for fintech startups with the Holt Fintech Accelerator Programme. There is a strong link between Canada and Hong Kong which we have witnessed both on the startup and investment side. Impressed by the quality of the Canadian startups we are looking forward to help their growth plan in Asia but also help the Holt accelerator establish its leadership in Montreal.”
Whilst SuperCharger’s programmes are designed to support western scaleups enter the Asian market, the Holt programme looks at supporting the next generation of entrepreneur talents operating in the fintech industry.
This reflects the diversity of the startup ecosystem which is built around incubators, fintech labs or accelerators, each providing entrepreneurs with more access to the necessary corporates clients or human capital.
“At Holdun, we are very honoured and humbled to announce this partnership with SuperCharger. By merging our experts and our specialties together, more startups will be able to benefit from our services and our council in their development. This will help make our programme the ideal infrastructure to integrate fintech and exponential technologies industries,” says Brendan Holt Dunn, founder and managing partner for the Holt Fintech Accelerator Programme.
The Holt Accelerator is currently engaged in a global search for the next 400 rising stars in fintech to take part in the programme, and it encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications through the Holt Accelerator website by July 29 for a chance to participate.
The company offers participants a unique opportunity to benefit from hands-on help through committed partners, trainings, world-class mentors, immersion in the fintech environment, board meetings and financial investments.
The Holt Accelerator Programme is also the only accelerator offering one of Canada’s largest applied AI solution providers, Stradigi AI, a resource for all fintechs wishing to get ahead. Everything is thought through to get the best out of the programme and unleash the selected startups’ full potential.
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