The Fincluders Startup Challenge

The Fincluders Startup Challenge is looking for innovative fintech talents and entrepreneurs who are championing inclusive and fair finance for all. 15 finalists will be selected to travel to Amman, Jordan to participate in a mentoring day on May 3 and the pitching competition on May 4 in front of an audience of investors, financial institutions, regulators and development finance specialists. All the pitches will be assessed by a high level jury with cash prizes of up to USD 15,000 up for grabs.

Can I apply?

  • My startup offers innovative fintech solutions
  • I have a working prototype
  • My services can be used in low- and middle income countries
  • My services meet one or more of the needs listed below
  • Applications closed on April 7

Nuts & Bolts: The Challenge Categories

Financial access & financial literacy

Financial identity & credit scoring

Payments & remittances

Alternative bank delivery channels

Microfinance for small businesses

Mobile services to the unbanked

Consumer protection

Financial solutions for agriculture & farmers

Have additional questions? Get in touch at

info[at]fincluders.com.

What’s in it for the selected startups

  • Participate in the pitching event on May 4
  • Cash prizes of up to USD 15,000
  • The chance to present on stage in front of an audience of investors, financial institutions, regulators and development finance specialists
  • Mentoring sessions on May 3 delivered by qualified experts in the area of financial services and technology
  • Accommodation and travel costs to and from Amman fully covered