About FinTech OI:

India Market Access Program

The India Market Access Program offers you the possibility of developing an India strategy for your FinTech venture, with the help of local experts. As programs for local startups, we aim to provide you with an educational program and serve as an entry ticket to the Indian FinTech ecosystem – for taking the next step towards launching your product in India’s Financial Capital, Mumbai!

The India Market Access Program is a fully virtual program, dedicated exclusively to financial technology. The program aims to foster innovation by facilitating information sharing, interactions, and potential collaborations between startups, financial institutions, and technology providers from around the world.

Key Features

Program Structure

The India Market Access Program is for fast-growing FinTechs from around the globe, interested in the "India FinTech" opportunity. The 3-month virtual program will primarily focus on:


Informative sessions

An overview of the market landscape & setting up a FinTech in India (accounting, legal & tax)


Sessions and workshops

With domain experts across strategy, fundraising, regulatory compliance, technology integration, partnerships, and more.



B2B meetings with potential partners and customers

Investor showcase
Interactions with regulators and policy makers
Unlimited mentorship sessions with industry leaders and successful founders


All access membership to our FinTech OI platform, through which they can access 35 LIVE events during the year, and view recorded sessions.

Timelines & Selection

  • 7th Sept 2021

  • Soft Launch
  • 4th Oct 2021

  • Application LIVE!
  • 26th Nov 2021

  • Application Close
  • 2nd Dec 2021

  • Cohort Announcement
  • 3rd Dec 2021

  • Program Start
  • 30th Mar 2022

  • Demo Day
  • Apply Now
FinTechs will be curated on the basis of categories defined by the program committee, including but not limited to:

Scope and Readiness for the India market

Differentiation from existing solutions

Business potential to Scale

Traction in home market or other emerging markets

Other factors deemed necessary

Why join the program

By taking the plunge and applying for the virtual accelerator, you will gain:

An intense India Market access program for FinTech's

Top Corporate Partners

Mentorship and strategic consulting

Workshops & Masterclass

Ongoing Post Program Support

Technology Perks & Discounts worth $150K+

The entire experience will culminate in a virtual Demo Day, where investors, startup advocates, collaborators, business experts will hear from you and connect you with the right next steps. This can also serve as your first step in creating a meaningful relationship with the India market.

The program is nominally priced at USD 2,500 plus taxes, per company, to ensure quality sign-ups and adhering to the overall seriousness of the program.

Are you ready to bring your business to India?

Our Previous Cohort

Program Speakers & Mentors

FOI Sponsors

Program Partners

Ecosystem Partners

Country Partners

Media & Outreach Partner

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