Spain: Virtual Bootcamp Digital District attracts Blockchain and Fintech startups from 12 countries

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From Spain, Distrito Digital maintains its firm commitment to the Fintech and Bitcoin Circuit sector with the online version of the I Bootcamp Blockchain Fintech Accelerator that was postponed in March. This was indicated by Diario Información. The event will take place on June 12th and is part of Distrito Digital’s plan to become an innovation factory that attracts talent and creates new business opportunities.

„Distrito Digital Comunitat Valenciana has transformed the I Bootcamp Blockchain Fintech Accelerator @Alicante to the online format including collaboration days between startups and financial institutions and a meeting (…) called Distrito Digital Virtual Bootcamp“, informed the publication. In addition, it was detailed that 20 startups from the Fintech and Blockchain sector from 12 countries will participate, as well as financial institutions, including Bankia, BBVA, Sanitas, Banco Santander and Sparklab (Nationale Nederlanden España).

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

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

Categories

It should be borne in mind that companies represent categories of interest to participating financial institutions: „practical blockchain applications for banks and insurers, financial education, smart contracts, welfare and accessibility, tokenisation and traceability, international payments and trade finance“.

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Program of activities
The Bootcamp Digital Virtual District will take place on June 12, from 9 to 12.30. It is expected to start with an institutional opening and then will give way to the online presentation of project proposals from each of the 20 startups.

There will also be a round table with representatives from different financial institutions. To conclude, participants will have the opportunity to interact with the entities and startups.