FinTech Hive at DIFC

Are You Eligible For The Accelerator Programme?

Are you eligible for the accelerator programme?

 The FinTech Hive at DIFC is open to all companies, regardless of size, provided you can tick the corresponding boxes:

  • You're not already an established, public/listed or well-known financial technology (FinTech) business 

  • You have a minimum alpha or beta product to demonstrate and are prepared to share access to programme partners under NDA (and where reasonable, for no additional cost)

  • Your senior team (e.g. Founder/CEO & CTO/Lead Developer) can commit to being based in Dubai throughout the 12-week programme

  • You can show that access to senior-level executives in the financial services firms will have a meaningful impact on your growth prospects



Areas of particular interest to financial institutions

Big Data Analytics & Predictive Modelling

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Robo Advisors



Biometrics & Digital Identification


P2P & Crowdfunding

Cyber Security

Social Media & Collaboration

Infrastructure & Operational

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning


Islamic FinTech


Any other Technology that might wow us

Programme Timelines

  • Applications cycle: 20 May to 24 June 2018
  • Short-listing and interviews cycle: July to August 2018
  • Programme kick-off: September 2018
  • Investor day: November 2018