SixThirty

SixThirty is a business development accelerator that invests up to $100,000 in a handful of financial-based technology (FinTech) startup companies each year. The companies selected to take part in the accelerator program receive hands-on training, mentoring, and networking opportunities with the top financial services companies in the region. Read more about the program here.

SixThirty portfolio currently includes 22 companies.

In 2016, SixThirty launched a sister accelerator, SixThirty CYBER, which provides startups with up to $100K in funding, focused mentorship, and rapid connectivity to the top US financial, healthcare, and federal agency CISOs and execs.

Notable Statistics
SixThirty’s Spring 2016 cohort drew applications from 83 cities in 30 unique countries across the globe.

Over one quarter of SixThirty’s current portfolio is based outside of the US.

How to Apply
Check here for the most up-to-date information about SixThirty’s application and program dates.

Check here for SixThirty CYBER’s program and application dates.

Follow SixThirty

Twitter: @SixThirtyAccel
Facebook: @SixThirtyAccelerator
Blog: sixthirty.co/sixthirty-news
Website: sixthirty.co

Office
T-REX Startup Incubator
911 Washington Ave #844
St. Louis, MO 63101

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