AG Elevate Fintech Accelerator Programme

techuk is pleased to partner with member Addleshaw Goddard on their AG Elevate fast-track 12 month programme for selected FinTechs, designed to accelerate them through start-up legal challenges.

Designed and delivered by expert lawyers at international law firm Addleshaw Goddard, the free and flexible programme will help FinTechs tackle the variety of legal challenges they may face as business scales up. The scheme gives access to legal mentors, legal advice and industry networks to help Fintechs elevate and grow their businesses. Two programmes are available depending on need:

Programme A: for early stage FinTech startup with no more than £1 million of seed or Series A funding:

  • an assigned legal mentor who will meet with you every month to identify legal challenges you are facing and any areas of concern; 
  • 20 hours of free legal advice per year on any of the FinTech specialist areas, being legal advice on funding, payments, financial regulation and technology;
  • one training session on a legal topic, to be selected from a list of topics provided by AG;
  • access to AG’s legal seminars and networking events;
  • access to AG’s legal updates and other publications;
  • All other legal advice offered by AG will be provided at a 30% discount.

Programme B: for FinTech startups with seed or Series A funding of more than £1 million:

  • an assigned legal mentor who will meet with you every month to identify legal challenges you are facing and any areas of concern;
  • 30 hours of free legal advice per year on any of the FinTech specialist areas, being legal advice on funding, payments, financial regulation and technology;
  • access to TORCHLIGHT, an online tool which helps you keep track of future legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector;
  • one training session on a legal topic of your choice;
  • presentation to your board on key business and market risks to be mindful of;
  • access to AG’s legal seminars and networking events.

 

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