Scivantage® FinTech Incubator Program

Create. Innovate. Empower.

The Scivantage FinTech Incubator, offered in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology, is a rolling 12-week program that empowers entrepreneurs and early-stage startups to develop dynamic and disruptive technology that will transform the Financial Services industry. The program aims to support and accelerate the launch of next generation products, bringing important ideas to life.



During each 12-week cycle, selected participants will get the chance to refine and test their financial technology ideas in collaboration with Scivantage and its network of partners, advisors and sponsors.

About The Program

The Scivantage FinTech Incubator is a rolling 12-week program that helps entrepreneurs and early-stage startups take the necessary steps to bring their ideas to life. Through a competitive process, top entrepreneurs are selected to participate in the program during each cycle.

If you think you have an idea that will positively impact the financial services industry, simply complete and submit the online application in order to be considered for this program. Applications for this current cycle must be submitted by 5PM EST on July 3, 2014.

At the end of the 12-week Incubator program, each of the selected entrepreneurs will present at Scivantage Incubator Demo Day, where leading FinTech executives and investors will be in attendance.
The process:
  1. Apply to be selected to participate in a “Pitch Day”, where entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their business and product ideas to a panel of judges from the financial services and technology industry
  2. Top entrepreneurs at Pitch Day will be selected to participate in the 12-week Incubator Program

Benefits

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Seed funding of up to $25,000

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Guidance and mentorship from leading industry professionals

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Access to shared office/lab/conference space

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Access to content, technology and hosted cloud services

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Corporate and University Partnerships

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Introductions to NJ/NYC Silicon Alley VCs & Angel Investors

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Access to Scivantage FinTech Entrepreneurs Network

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Sales, marketing and design support

If you think you have an idea that will make a positive impact on the financial services industry, apply today.

Who Should Apply

We are looking for creative, driven entrepreneurs and/or startup companies that want to transform the FinTech industry by delivering disruptive technology solutions. If you are a highly talented, out-of-the-box thinker who has an idea that could drive a new era of financial services innovation, we want to hear from you.

Examples of the types of projects we are looking to include:
  • Mobile FinTech Apps
  • Social FinTech Apps
  • Big Data and FinTech Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Online Trading Apps and Analytics
  • Online Banking Apps and Analytics
  • New Electronic Financial Markets
  • Disruptive Financial Services Models
  • Cloud Enabling Technologies
  • Regulatory/Compliance/Security
  • Payments/Processing
  • High Speed Secure Messaging/Infrastructure
  • Crowd Funding & Collaboration Platforms
  • Other FinTech Products & Services
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Key Dates

  • May 15, 2014

    Applications Open

  • July 3, 2014

    Applications Close

  • July 10, 2014

    Pitch Day Participants Selected

  • July 23, 2014

    Pitch Day

  • July 30, 2014

    Incubator Program Begins

  • October 30, 2014

    Incubator Investor Demo Day

Partners

Our partners share our vision and commitment to helping FinTech startups succeed.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact.

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Sponsors


About Scottrade, Inc.

A leading investing services company founded in 1980, Scottrade’s mission is to improve lives by helping people overcome barriers to financial success. Through a large, nationwide branch network, Scottrade partners with millions of clients, offering them the solutions and support they need to take control of their long-term investing and trading needs. To learn more about the company awarded “Highest in Investor Satisfaction With Self-Directed Services” in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction StudySM, visit about.scottrade.com, www.scottrade.com or talk to us via social media. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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Scivantage

Scivantage® is a Global FinTech 100 technology provider of information-enabled software dedicated to transforming complex information and processes into intuitive user experiences for the financial services industry. With proven expertise in online brokerage, tax and portfolio reporting, and wealth management applications, Scivantage delivers intelligent and actionable information that goes beyond the boundaries of traditional financial software, helping improve investment decisions. Leading financial institutions, including broker-dealers, mutual fund companies, bank custodians, trust and prime brokers, depend on Scivantage’s cloud-based technology to achieve critical business insights, generate new revenue and build stronger customer relationships.

Scivantage works with many of the industry’s top financial institutions, including:

  • 12 of the Top 24 Online Brokerages
  • 2 of the Top 3 Independent Brokerages
  • 6 of the Top 8 Full Service/Regional Brokerages
  • 3 of the Top 7 U.S. Banks
  • The #2 Asset Management Firm in the World
  • 3 of the Top 9 Prime Brokers

Scivantage is well positioned to establish meaningful industry connections and open new doors.

Still Have Questions?

Visit our FAQ page or contact us at james.tousignant@scivantage.com for further information.

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