MassChallenge FinTech

Launched in 2018, MassChallenge FinTech will accelerate innovation in the financial services industry by making it easier for startups and established businesses, institutions, and organizations to work together. Headquartered in Boston, MassChallenge FinTech will match later-stage FinTech startups with industry leaders to accelerate the emerging products and services that have the power to transform the financial services ecosystem.

Program Benefits

  • Access to 15 - 20 challenge partners that will support startups with co-development opportunities, product validation, customer connections, strategic investments, and advisor introductions 
  • The opportunity to win a portion of $250K in cash prizes 
  • Free office space in downtown Boston, one of the most powerful financial centers in the world
  • Eligibility requirement: Industry-focused startups that have raised less than $5M in equity-based funding and generated less than $5M in revenue in the last 12 months.


Applications Open

10 September 2018

Application Launch Event

11 September 2018

Applications Close

12 October 2018


November - December 2018

Finalist Announcement

December 2018

FinTech Program

January - June 2019

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Devon Sherman
Program Director
Devon Sherman is the Program Director of MassChallenge FinTech. Prior to joining MassChallenge, Devon was a global strategist at State Street Corporation in its Boston, New York, and London offices where she partnered with C-suite executives to source and evaluate FinTech startups for partnership opportunities, drive research for market entry and expansion opportunities in Latin America, the Nordics and the Middle East, and to develop competitive intelligence.

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