Octopus Investments launches Octopus Labs for fintech start-ups
A UK-based investment firm, Octopus Investments, is looking to onboard fintech start-ups for its 12-week accelerator programme with Octopus Labs.
“We’re rebuilding financial services,” states Octopus Labs. “The financial services sector is broken. We’re on a mission to rebuild it.”
The programme will provide mentoring, office space in central London, plus potential access to Octopus Investments’ distribution channels of financial advisers and investors.
Octopus Investments manages £5 billion for 50,000+ customers.
The company might also invest in or “spin-in” successful fintech ideas.
The application process is now open. The deadline is 16 September 2016, with the programme starting in October. Click here to apply.