FinTech Hive at DIFC
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  • Do you provide accommodation in Dubai for the programme?

    We are working on an arrangement with an accommodation provider offering special rates to start-ups who are selected to participate in the programme. More details will be provided to you upon confirmation of your participation.

  • Member(s) of our senior management is affiliated for one of the participating organisations (Accenture, Financial Institution, VC portfolio company etc.) Can we still apply to the FinTech Hive at DIFC?

    Yes, but you must disclose your affiliation on your application form.

  • Our company has received funding already. Can we still apply to the FinTech Hive at DIFC?

    Yes, you can apply to the programme even if you have received funding. If you have, please be sure to include details regarding past rounds of financing.

  • What is the FinTech Hive at DIFC's policy regarding privacy and conflicts?

    Please refer to DIFC Data Protection regulations.

  • What happens if we turn our application in late?

    We will not accept late applications under any circumstances.

  • What stage of companies does FinTech Hive at DIFC focus on?

    The programme focuses on early and growth-stage companies with at least an alpha or beta technology/product, especially those which will benefit from senior access and relationships at the participating financial institutions. We are also interested in growth stage companies that have a product being deployed outside financial services that are interested in entering this vertical.

  • If our company is chosen to take part in the programme, how long do we have to stay in Dubai?

    Your company's core team (e.g. Founder/CEO & CTO/Lead Developer) must stay in Dubai for the duration of the three-month programme.

  • If our company is chosen as a finalist, will we be provided co-working space after the end of the programme?

    The co-working space is available only during the three-month programme. However, DIFC offers a range of workspaces and Business Centres should you want to rent a space for your company in the future. More details will be provided to you upon confirmation of your participation.

  • Does our company have to relocate to your co-working space?

    Yes, but only for the duration of the programme.

  • Is there a fee for applying or joining the programme?

    There is no fee to apply or participate, however any expenses must be self-funded.