The QFTH Programs are backed by Qatar’s financial ecosystem and developed by Qatar Development Bank in collaboration with EY and Medici.
The QFTH Programs will comprise of an incubator (for early-stage start-ups) and an accelerator (for mature FinTechs) and will focus on key priority areas such as payment solutions, solutions for SMEs, Islamic FinTech, and regulatory technology. With the announcement of the QFTH Programs, applications will open for Wave 1 in early June 2020 for a duration of 8 weeks.
FinTechs applying to the QFTH Programs will get an opportunity to be part of a 12-weeks virtual incubation or acceleration journey that will provide essential support required to establish their businesses locally and grow internationally.
Being mindful of the global COVID-19 outbreak the QFTH Programs will initially be run virtually to safeguard everyone’s interest and concerns.
This is an excellent opportunity for FinTechs to take advantage of Qatar’s budding FinTech ecosystem. We invite all our community members, specifically FinTechs in the Payments space, to join the QFTH Programs to access an array of exclusive opportunities including:
- Financial support
- Local and global market access
- Access to global mentors
- Regulatory and logistics support
- Capital access
Who should apply?
FinTechs focusing on key priority areas such as payment solutions, solutions for SMEs, Islamic FinTech, and regulatory technology and looking for an opportunity to develop and expand their business in the MENA region and beyond should consider applying to the QFTH Programs.
If you have any questions, please reach out to QFTH team via email [email protected]