Environmental data company Connect Earth has been chosen to take part in the 2022 FIS FinTech Accelerator.
The FIS FinTech Accelerator program is focused on identifying and fostering startup financial technology firms with promising, high-potential technologies. Graduates of the program have gone on to secure additional capital funding, win industry awards, and form partnerships with FIS to bring their innovations to market. Currently, FIS is integrating technology or actively working with nine of the ten 2021 Accelerator graduates.
Connect Earth, a London-based company, connects carbon data to drive sustainable finance. Connect Earth's carbon tracking API technology empowers people to make more sustainable choices and bridges the gap between intent, knowledge and action. Connect Earth works with financial institutions and offers transparent insight into the climate impact of customers’ daily spending.
Alexander Lempka, co-founder & CEO at Connect Earth, said:
“We are excited about this incredible opportunity to work with one of FinTech’s biggest names to further develop our solution and also welcome the FIS Impact Ventures team onboard as investors. We can’t wait to work with the teams at the Venture Center in Arkansas and at FIS.”
The 2022 program will culminate with a Demo Day on November 9 when leaders from each of the participating firms will showcase their innovations to financial services leaders and influencers, potential investors and successful entrepreneurs.
The public is invited to learn more about these companies at the VenCent Fintech Summit on August 15 at 8 a.m. CST. Register here to attend.
FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for financial institutions and businesses of all sizes and across any industry globally. We enable the movement of commerce by unlocking the financial technology that powers the world’s economy. Our employees are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests through our trusted innovation, system performance and flexible architecture. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS is a member of the Fortune 500® and the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
About Connect Earth:
Founded in 2021, Connect Earth is a London-based environmental data company that democratises easy access to sustainability data. With its carbon tracking API technology, Connect Earth is on a mission to empower people to make sustainable choices and bridge the gap between intent, knowledge and action. Connect Earth supports financial institutions in offering their customers transparent insight into the climate impact of their daily spending and drives sustainable finance.