• We integrate startups to UZCARD
    and fintech ecosystem
  • Unlocking potential
    Designed program to help
    your startup scale

About Accelerator

The corporate accelerator is aimed at finding, piloting, and implementing advanced technological solutions based on startups in the Uzcard ecosystem.

During the acceleration period, the startup team will be accompanied by mentors, trackers, top managers, and company specialists who will test advanced technologies, assess their potential business effect and the possibility of integration.

By the end of the program, startups will be able to apply for venture investments in exchange for a minority share from the Uzcard Ventures corporate fund.

How it works

01.

Fill out the application

02.

Pass the expertise
and selection

03.

Internal customer
finds you

04.

Start the pilot

05.

Raise venture capital from "Uzcard Ventures"

06.

Scale your solution globally

Apply

UZCARD - is:

12 mln

cardholders

1 bln

transactions/year

200 ths

payment terminals

3.5 ths

ATMs

Opportunities for startups

Access to UZCARD infrastructure

Free access and the ability to test the technology in the company's ecosystem (API)

Consulting with engineers

Individual meetings and consultations with 20+ experts and engineers of the company

Technological and business expertise

Recommendations for product development for the fintech market

Partnership and cooperation

Possibility of a long-term partnership with UZCARD in case of successful pilot tests

Mentorship

Residents of our accelerator will receive mentoring from top managers of UZCARD group and international industry corporations

Integration into the Fintech community

Building networking with people united by common interests and goals with the aim to exchange information, experience, and mutual assistance.

4-6 months of support

The program is focused on adapting and finalizing technological solutions for the tasks of the company's functional areas in order to integrate into the Uzcard ecosystem (without taking the project's share).

Workspace

Free all-included coworking space 24/7: workspaces, meeting rooms, office furniture, whiteboards, rooms with video conferencing equipment, TV for presentations, Internet, bar area, etc. Everything you need to generate ideas, exchange of experience and fit into the fintech community

Investments

Potential venture capital at the end of the acceleration program from "Uzcard Ventures" by entering to a minority share of startup

PR support

Promotion in the mass media and participation in events

We are looking for startups in the following areas:

Infrastructure development:

  • solutions for the development of card emission;
  • solutions for the development of the Uzcard acquiring network;
  • solutions for expanding the cash-in/cash-out network (ATMs, self-service kiosks, offline points, etc.)

Expansion of the product line:

  • solutions for credit cards, installment, and loyalty cards;
  • solutions for the development of electronic/mobile payments;
  • solutions for working with online lending;
  • solutions for mobile financial services;
  • solutions for p2p lending;
  • scoring of clients (B2C and B2B);
  • virtual assistants (concierge service).

Cybersecurity solutions:

  • solutions for monitoring and preventing fraudulent transactions;
  • solutions for biometric and digital identity (visual, voice recognition, fingerprint and etc.);
  • anti data leakage solutions (privacy and data protection);
  • cybersecurity risk assessment, predictive analytics.

Marketing tools:

  • services to improve customer experience;
  • increasing the loyalty index;
  • services for lead generation;
  • solutions for evaluating the effectiveness of advertising.

Automation of internal processes and data processing

  • Business Intelligence (data analysis and visualization);
  • analysis and automation of business processes;
  • electronic document management;
  • solutions for financial and economic analysis;
  • monitoring and working with feedback from internal clients (employees).

HR solutions:

  • search platforms and new recruitment technologies;
  • platforms for training (including gamification of training), assessment procedures, testing, surveys;
  • a system for identifying the potential of employees;
  • solutions for personnel management;
  • platforms for personnel adaptation;
  • new tools for assessing and developing competencies.

Uzcard partners services (Banks, payment organizations, and others):

  • remote banking services;
  • new payment instruments and technologies;
  • solutions for the management of corporate cards;
  • crowdfunding platforms (including crowdlanding and crowdinvesting);
  • products and services of neobanks;
  • personal finance management;
  • new insurance products and services;
  • capital management, investments;
  • products and services for children and youth audience;
  • online accounting solutions.

Your suggestions

Requirements for startups

Solution

Clear Value Proposition

Stage

At least MVP, ready to pilot

Idustry

Fintech and near-fintech startups

Flexibility

Readiness to finalize the product and adapt with UX

Team

At least 2 key co-founders and/or a team with experience in product development in the profile area.

Schedule

May 3
May 3
Opening of the accelerator
Until June 15
Until June 15
Accepting applications
Until July 31
Until July 31
Expertise
August 1
August 1
Project selection
From August 2 to November 26
From August 2 to November 26
Acceleration program
December 1
December 1
Demo day
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Mentors and experts from UZCARD:

Farrukh Ziyaev

CEO, UZCARD

Kamron Akbarov

First Deputy General Director, UZCARD

Damir Shakirkhanov

CTO, UZCARD

Dilshod Zufarov

CInnO, UZCARD

Lilya Hamidullina

CCO, UZCARD

Dilshod Ikramov

CEO's Advisor, UZCARD

Alexey Grigoryev

CIO, UZCARD

Alisher Bazarov

Banking expert, UZCARD

Organizing committee:

Amir Maksadov

Head of the projects

Otabek Karimov

Scouting and projects analysis

Fazliddin Kadirov

Partnership development

Diyora Khalilova

Scouting and projects analysis, IT-PARK alumni

Khabiba Nigmatullaeva

Partnership development

Shariz Umarova

Corporate communications

Artyom Fomin

Corporate communications

Kirill Khalipov

Corporate communications

We are looking for new talents

Join our team

Our Fintech-mentors:

Ulugbek Tavakkalov

Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "UZPROMSTROYBANK"

Anvar Irchayev

Chairman of the Board of "Universal Bank"

Timur Azadov

CEO of АТТО

Nargis Dusmatova

Fintech Expert

Alisher Bozorov

Banking expert

Ilkhom Idiyev

Founder of Multicard

Ravshan Umarov

CEO of Woopay Uzb.

Bekzod Gaybullayev

Fintech Expert

Kirill Slavil

InsurTech expert

Yoshiyuki Oba

Fintech Angel & Accelerator, Asia Pacific

Aivars Lipenitis

FinTech expert
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