About the Programme

The DBS Accelerator, powered by Nest, is a unique programme run by a full-time, dedicated team. Up to eight startups will be selected to come to Hong Kong to accelerate their FinTech businesses.


Who Should Apply

We are seeking startup companies from across the globe with an innovative FinTech proposition. If you are passionate about improving the banking experience and believe you can bring in a new era of FinTech innovation, we want to hear from you! The types of solutions we’re looking for, include but are not limited to:


Artificial intelligence

Big data analytics

Banking infrastructure, workflow and operational management

Blockchain technology

Information security

Risk monitoring and management

SME banking solutions

Wealth management



Receive guidance and support from specialists and industry experts in banking, technology and startups

The Vault

Access to a state-of-the-art co-working space in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, the first of its kind to be housed in a former bank vault

Tailored lectures

Developed and delivered by top entrepreneurship professors and influencers



Use of technology and services to help systematise and streamline your business


Introductions to quality global investors with proven track records and a chance to pitch at our Demo Day


Access to the DBS and Nest innovation ecosystem to meet a community of people and build a network that can help you make things happen



The Vault

The DBS Accelerator is held in the heart of Hong Kong, with a co-working space in Wan Chai, The Vault.

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Our Address

The Vault is located at:
160 Gloucester Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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Our Partners

Microsoft InvesthkKPMG Ovolo HotelsSamsung
Thompson ReutersYodleeAmazonSoftlayerIBMESRI



For further questions, contact us via email.


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