MIT Entrepreneurship and FinTech Integrator

august 25 – september 2, 2018
Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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MEFTI: A one-week-long FinTech startup bootcamp in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Are you an aspiring FinTech entrepreneur? Curious about learning about the vibrant FinTech ecosystem in the Asia Pacific region and finding out what it takes to build a FinTech venture in an emerging market? Join us in Hong Kong for MEFTI!

The MIT Entrepreneurship and FinTech Integrator (MEFTI) is a one-week-long immersive FinTech startup bootcamp for students from MIT and from Hong Kong. In one week, you will:

  • Learn about emerging trends across different FinTech sectors and get insights on how the financial services industry has been transformed in recent years
  • Understand how frontier technologies, including distributed ledger technology and artificial intelligence, are redefining business processes and changing the future of the financial services industry
  • Understand the jurisdictional advantages of Hong Kong as a leading FinTech hub from regulatory, technology and domain perspectives
  • Visit emerging startups and companies and interact with seasoned industry executives in the Pearl River Delta
  • Experience a cashless society in Shenzhen, one of the fastest growing digital economies in the world
  • Immerse in a comprehensive entrepreneurship program and build a viable business plan and proof of concept prototype to present your FinTech idea to a panel of judges and audience

MEFTI is powered by the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, the MIT MISTI China program, and the MIT Innovation Initiative.