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FinTech4Good to launch new acceleration program in 8 cities

2017-05-27 11:10:00 (Beijing Time)         Xinhua

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FinTech4Good, a global FinTech and Blockchain acceleration network, formally announced the launch of the new Global Acceleration Program for startups across eight major cities: Washington DC, Chicago, London, Nairobi, Shanghai, Astana, Singapore, and Tel Aviv.

The acceleration program will begin in this September to help the most impactful blockchain startups develop and launch pilots and facilitate market expedition.

"We will start accepting applications beginning in July, 2017. Our goal is to address some of the world's most difficult problems as defined by the UN Sustainable Development Goals", said Xiaochen Zhang, President of FinTech4Good.

"We support bold and transformative blockchain-based solutions, in concert with our Blockchain Acceleration Network partners," he said

"FinTech4Good entrepreneurs will be matched with mentors, and provided co-working spaces, funding opportunities, and introductions to local partners in the eight cities," Zhang pointed out.

FinTech4Good believes that digital identity is one of the key foundations for blockchain-based solutions in the financial sector and many other industries, he added.

For example, the organization is pursuing partnerships with governments in Africa on identity solutions for the education sector.

Zhang added that they welcome new partners to join this exciting network and facilitate blockchain collaboration and innovation among startups, accelerators, industry and the public sector for a better world.