Third cycle startups include both fintech and non-fintech startups that focus on areas such as retail, logistics, and artificial intelligence.
8 startups accepted for the 3rd term of the QNBEYOND Acceleration Program within QNB Finansbank have been announced.
According to the bank statement, startups that will benefit from many opportunities such as a strong mentor network for 6 months, dozens of business partners, working with a c-level manager of QNB Finansbank and grant support, will graduate from the program with Demo Day in September.
Among the third term startups of the QNBEYOND Acceleration Program, there are startups that focus on areas such as retail, logistics, and artificial intelligence both fintech and outside of fintech.
In QNBEYOND’s third-term startups, globally focused SaaS business models, products that use or facilitate the use of artificial intelligence technology, in-house training platforms, retail solutions, fintechs, and tools that bring efficiency to online advertising stand out.
While 11 startups graduated from QNBEYOND in the second term, which was completed in 2020, one of these startups, ikas, received an investment from QNBEYOND Ventures. In addition, 8 startups cooperated with QNB Finansbank on a large scale.
QNBEYOND, which has a strong mentor network of more than 100 people consisting of industry professionals and QNB Finansbank employees, has a specialist mentor for almost all subjects that entrepreneurs may need. In addition, startups participating in the acceleration program are offered discounts worth tens of thousands of dollars from service providers such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle, foreign services such as Hubspot, Notion, Segment, and Zendesk, and companies such as Kolay HR, Pisano, and TeamGram.
On the other hand, QNBEYOND startups that match with one of the QNB Finansbank c-level managers have the chance to meet regularly and develop business together.
The QNBEYOND Accelerator Program 3rd cycle startups are as follows:
“Ango AI provides express data tagging service to global artificial intelligence teams with its artificial intelligence supported software platform and qualified workforce. AssistBox is an online communication platform developed to provide remote services to customers in finance, insurance, retail, and healthcare industries. Hedgeblue supports treasuries in risk management with advanced algorithms and meets their reporting needs with hedge accounting software. Infoset enables companies to manage all support and sales channels from one place and facilitate their operations. Magnetic manages all digital ads from a single interface with ready-made ad templates. ParkPalet enables companies to solve their storage service and e-commerce logistics needs quickly, flexibly, and efficiently from a single platform. Playbook is a mobile education and communication tool for blue-collar and gig-economy workers. Spiky.ai, the first modular AI-based advanced analytics platform for education, aims to reshape education.”
Source: AA / Translated by Irem Yildiz