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The Virtual Digital District Bootcamp attracts blockchain and fintech startups from 12 countries

June 8, 2020

From Spain, With the online version of the I Bootcamp Blockchain Fintech Accelerator, which was postponed in March, Distrito Digital remains committed to the fintech and blockchain sector. This was stated by Diario Información. The event takes place on June 12 and is part of the Digital District’s plan to become an innovation factory that attracts talent and creates new business opportunities.

“Distrito Digital Comunitat Valenciana has converted the I Bootcamp Blockchain Fintech Accelerator @Alicante to online format, including days of collaboration between startups and financial institutions and a meeting (…) called Virtual Digital Bootcamp District,” the publication said. It was also detailed 20 startups in the fintech and blockchain sector from 12 countries will participate. as well as financial companies, among which Bankia, BBVA, Sanitas, Banco Santander and Sparklab (Nationale Nederlanden Spain) can be mentioned.

“The I Bootcamp Blockchain Fintech Accelerator @Alicante was postponed for security reasons due to covid-19 last March. The Blockchain and Fintech Accelerator team, led by Nestholma, evaluated the projects of more than 3,000 startups from 62 countries for this challenge and contacted more than 1,500. A total of 20 companies were selected for the final phase, ”they explained in the article.

The Virtual Digital District Bootcamp attracts blockchain and fintech startups from 12 countriesThe Virtual Digital District Bootcamp attracts blockchain and fintech startups from 12 countries

The 20 startups selected to participate in the Virtual Bootcamp They come from countries such as Spain, Poland, Finland, Hungary, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Sweden, Lebanon, Ireland, Estonia, Bulgaria and Greece.

Categories

It should be noted that The companies represent interest categories for the participating financial institutions: “Practical blockchain applications for banks and insurers, financial education, smart contracts, well-being and accessibility, tokenization and traceability, international payments and commercial financing.”

Activity program

The Virtual Digital Bootcamp District will take place on June 12 from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. It is planned to start with an institutional opening and then make room for the online presentation of the project proposals of each of the 20 startups.

There will also be a round table with representatives from various financial institutions. Finally, the participants have the opportunity to interact with companies and startups.

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