New for 2018

A Money Revolution is sparked by the most innovative ideas, disruptors and entrepreneurs who create the unimaginable to drive change. To celebrate and accelerate the potential of the next generation of startups, we’re recruiting 100 of the industry’s newest and brightest companies to be a part of the Money20/20 USA Startup Academy.

We welcome all startups who are vigorously working to revolutionize the future of money to make their mark at Money20/20 – the industry’s largest and most prestigious platform. Money20/20 will be selecting, with guidance from our VC Advisory Board, the top 100 startups, who will each receive one complimentary pass to attend Money20/20 USA as well as a host of invaluable benefits and perks.
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How do I qualify as a Startup?

To apply for the Money20/20 USA Startup Academy, your startup must:

  • Have raised less than $3M in equity funding
  • Been incorporated for less than 3 years
  • Be a first-time attendee of Money20/20 USA

If you're not sure if you qualify, feel free to still apply and we will be in touch.

*This rate is not intended for consulting, advisory or venture capital/investment firms

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What's the timeline?

  • Applications close in June of 2018, but we’ll be assessing applications on a rolling basis, so make sure you get your application in as soon as possible; demand will be high and there are only 100 places available.
  • We'll be announcing our 2018 Startup Academy at the end of July.
  • In May, we'll be inviting our 2018 Startup Class to upgrade to an exhibit space in Startup City, if they would like to.
  • We will start announcing the Startup Pitch at Money20/20 lineup of 24 Startup Academy class in August.
  • After the 100 Startup Academy class is chosen, startups are still welcome to apply to receive a discounted ticket and/or exhibit space, pending availability.

What if I'm not chosen for Startup Academy?

That’s okay, you can still join us at Money20/20 by attending and/or exhibiting as a startup, even after the Startup Academy is selected.

  • If you still meet the requirements, you may still be approved to receive a startup rate pass to attend.
  • Fill out an application for the Startup Rate here.

If you're not sure if you qualify, feel free to still apply and we will be in touch.

This is your chance to get your brand in front of the most senior audience in
financial services innovation, from C-Level bank and payments execs to investors: apply to join the Money20/20 USA Startup Academy today.
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