Thirty percent of the participating companies in this year’s program were women-owned enterprises.
“Congratulations to this year’s graduating cohort for all the work they put into developing and showcasing their technology ideas in this year’s program,” said Rob Lee, head of FIS Ventures. “We were particularly excited to see so many women-owned firms participating in the 2021 program. We look forward to seeing these firms successfully bring their innovations into the marketplace.”
Governor Asa Hutchinson and FIS Chairman and CEO Gary Norcross announced the extension of the program for 2022, at the event.
“The impact of the FIS Fintech Accelerator program echoes around the globe,” said Hutchinson. “Program graduates have gone on to have significant successes all over the world, but they know they’ll always have a home here in Arkansas. Congratulations to this year’s companies, and we eagerly await the life-changing innovations the next year will bring.”
Read more about the featured fintech companies from the 2021 program here.