Strategically located in Hong Kong, SuperCharger is a 12-week Accelerator Program for FinTech companies.
For Start-ups & Scale-up FinTech Companies
SuperCharger 2.0 completed in April 2017
SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator is the first program dedicated to both start-ups and scale-up global FinTech companies aiming to capture the Asian growth market. The program leverages on Hong Kong's traditional strength as Asia's finance and technology gateway.
A Dedicated 12-week Program
SuperCharger: A curriculum for success
SuperCharger has designed a structured curriculum to create success. The accelerator assists with company building, mentorship and advice in areas such as market entry, regulatory obligations and joint ventures opportunities. The program itself coincides with the peak time of financial and start-up activity in Hong Kong. At the end of the program, participants will have a chance to pitch to investors and potential partners at the Investor Demo Day and the invite-only Demo Day.
SuperCharger 2.0 Demo Day
SuperCharger 2.0's Grand Finale took place on 11 April 2017
SuperCharger startups, scale ups, partners, investors, and team celebrated the success of the 2017 program, announcing our accelerator's achievements and sharing the cutting edge solutions from our eight companies on the historic floor of the Hong Kong Exchange trading floor.
SuperCharger 2.0 Cohort
8 FinTech companies took part in the 2017 SuperCharger program.
Artificial Intelligence - Hong Kong
Clare.ai is building a white-label chatbot to help banks deliver customer service with more controls and cost efficiencies. It provides a conversational solution based on machine learning algorithms and natural language processing. Learn more: https://clare.ai/
Cybersecurity - Australia
Entersoft is an application security provider. It integrates offensive assessment, proactive monitoring and managed security to provide cost-effective and reliable solutions.
Learn more: https://entersoftsecurity.com/
Regulatory Technology - Singapore
Payments - Hong Kong
Regulatory Technology - Hong Kong
KYC-Chain is a novel platform built over the convenience and security of Distributed Ledger technology. It helps users manage their digital identity and comply with regulatory norms.
Learn more: http://kyc-chain.com/
Big Data - Switzerland
Squirro is a data insights solution developer based in Zurich. Squirro works with global data-driven organisations and provides solutions in risk, service, and customer insights.
Learn more: http://squirro.com/
Blockchain - Hong Kong
XNotes Alliance provides business-driven, currency-agnostic and energy-efficient enterprise class blockchain-based solutions. It provides users with full accessibility control across the transaction process, empowering them to run more efficiently and securely.
Learn more: https://www.xnotes.com/
SuperCharger is backed by prominent partners from the Financial Services industry.
Standard Chartered Bank
It is a leading international banking group, with more than 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. Standard Chartered banks the people and companies who drive investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Its heritage and values are expressed in their brand promise, Here for good. More details on https://www.sc.com
Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. It is a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help clients achieve their financial goals.
More details on https://www.fidelity.com.hk
SuperCharger is supported by major industry players.
SuperCharger's Media Partners bring exposure to our participants.
Start-ups & Scale-ups Welcome
We address the needs of start-up and scale-up FinTech companies expanding in Asia in addition to providing over US$150,000+ in partner services.
Early-stage companies must think from day one about growing their business regionally & shaping their business proposition.
In addition, we provide start-ups with access to a range of partner services needed to grow their business further.
Questions? Ask us now
Established EU and US companies face increasing home competition — Asia offers diversification. We offer a 3-month program to kickstart your regional strategy.
We provide for a fee of US$ 50,000:
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*Scale-ups are companies that have raised at least US$1m and have a recurring revenue of over US$500,000.
The SuperCharger Team
We believe the Team makes the Company: that's why we have the most dedicated, passionate people.
SuperCharged Alumni 1.0
In our inaugural Program, we proudly supercharged 8 FinTech start-ups and scale-ups:
What kind of businesses are you looking for?
We are looking for companies with innovative solutions in the following areas, including but not limited to:
How will the participating companies be selected? What are the criteria?
Once the applications close on 20 October 2017, the SuperCharger team and its partners will review each of the applications and select who we think has high potential for an interview. After the interview stage is completed, we will review and select the finalist 8 companies.
If I'm accepted, what are the benefits SuperCharger provides?
For early stage start-ups, we provide:
For established scale-ups, we provide for a fee of US$ 50,000:
Do I need to be based in Hong Kong to apply?
No. In fact, we are looking to select companies from all over the world so that any incoming company can benefit from the cross pollination of ideas and best practices. However, if you get selected, we expect you (or part of the team) to be present in Hong Kong for the duration of the program.
Can you help me with visa and immigration issues?
Yes. We will help successful applicants with the visa process. While we do not provide housing, we will assist you by connecting you with special offers and resources to find the right accommodation.
Do you sign an NDA?
No, we do not sign an NDA. No VC companies will sign an NDA, but rest assured we will treat your information with the utmost discretion.
What are you looking for?
We are looking for brains! We are looking for smart people who have an idea and the hunger to create a viable business. We are looking for people well-honed in their industry to create a well-balanced team with a full range of skills.
What happens after the 12-week program finishes?
After the three-month program, if you decide to stay in Hong Kong - which is an awesome place to live - we have a floor in the same building as the program where you can rent working space at a discounted rate. Even if you are no longer in Hong Kong, SuperCharger will continue to provide advice and support through its advisors and mentors.
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