Village Capital names 11 startups for Finance Forward Europe (FS Tech)

FS Tech covered the launch of Finance Forward Europe 2020, an accelerator program run by Village Capital, MetLife Foundation and PayPal.

Village Capital has announced the 11 early-stage FinTech startups selected to take part in Finance Forward Europe.

This investment-readiness program that is a part of a multi-year global coalition led by founding partners MetLife Foundation and PayPal to support entrepreneurs on four continents which are building tech-enabled solutions to challenges around financial health.

“Nearly 40 million Europeans are locked out of basic financial services,” said Marta Zaccagnini, Europe program manager at Village Capital. “Early-stage entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to help address many of the systemic challenges facing those at the margins."