Are you a fintech startup looking for funding?

FINTECH Circle runs Europe’s 1st Angel Network focused on fintech Smart Capital. We bring the best fintech investors together with the most innovative entrepreneurs.

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Funding potential

Eligible for SEIS/EIS

Application Process to get funded.

We have a strict process of reviewing new fintech startup investment opportunities.

Startup Evaluation

Each quarter, we rate all startup applications against our proprietary methodology, selecting the top 12-14 applicants.

Selection Days

The selected startups are invited to present in front of FINTECH Circle’s experienced Selection Panel where the top 6-8 startups, which will present to FINTECH Circle investors, are chosen.

COACHING DAY

The startups, that make it to the next round, meet up with our coaching panel which advises on what to include in presentation and provides feedback on how to prepare before presenting to investors.

Angel Network Event

The startups that successfully passed the selection days will present to FINTECH Circle angels at an exclusive London event.

Upcoming Angel Network rounds

JANUARY 2020

application deadline

17 November 2019

Selection Days

13 and 16 December 2019

Coaching Day

10 January 2020

Angel Network Evening

20 January 2020

aPRIL 2020

application deadline

23 February 2020

Selection Days

17 and 18 March 2020

Coaching Day

08 April 2020

Angel Network Evening

27 April 2020

JULY 2020

application deadline

17 May 2020

Selection Days

09 and 10 June 2020

Coaching Day

24 June 2020

Angel Network Evening

02 July 2020

OCTOBER 2020

application deadline

16 August 2020

Selection Days

08 and 09 September 2020

Coaching Day

23 September 2020

Angel Network Evening

06 October 2020

Successful applications will receive a FINTECH Circle membership.

What are the benefits of becoming a FINTECH Circle member?

Network with our FINTECH Circle Angels and get access to the best investors.

We host an annual Alumni event where you and other CEOs meet and network with the best fintech investors and industry experts.

We celebrate successes and amplify milestones of our portfolio companies so that you are seen by potential new customers.

We regularly invite our entrepreneurs to speak at fintech and financial services conferences, as well as events globally.

Ivo Weevers Albert

“FINTECH Circle was a great support from the start of our journey to our successful exit to Santander in just 3.5 years. They helped us with fundraising and through other key fintech initiatives.”

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Ivo Weevers, Founder, Albert

Recent successfull exits of startups that acquired funding via FINTECH Circle.

Bean was acquired by ComparetheMarket.com in October 2018. Albert (HQ Mobile Ltd) was acquired by Santander in December 2018

Did you know?

Many startups fail to receive the funding they deserve because they aren’t able to present their business in the best possible light to potential investors.

This isn’t just terrible news for startup owners, but also for investors and the rest of us (potentially profitable and world-changing ideas were never brought to fruition).

Download our top 10 tips for Startups to pitch to investors.

As part of our FINTECH Circle Angel Network we have selected several hundred fintech founders to present at our Selection days. We have seen great, average and bad pitches over the last 4 years. This document gives you valuable examples to help you learn from the best, summarized in our top 10 tips to maximise your fund raising success.

Ready to apply?

Have your investor presentation and business plan ready. Our goal is to help you grow and succeed. Let’s start.