Every great idea starts off as a spark. We’re here to help turn it into your flame of success.
We know what it takes.
In less than five years, NIUM has leapt from a two-person start-up to a team of over 300, across nine offices worldwide.
Now, it's your turn.
Welcome to Bolt. A 26-week collaborative program for entrepreneurs and seed-stage start-ups in the Fintech space.
Powered by NIUM.
BOLT offers you the shortest time to market anywhere in the world.
A ready financial rails payment platform to plug and play. A first of its kind, independent hub for R&D in the fintech space.
No predatory equity-in-lieu. No lien on future profits. Not even your IP. In short, no strings attached.
Your success, yours alone.
You create. We support.
Got an idea for the next big FinTech solution?
A card product in an untapped market with boundless potential? A payment services solution for a niche market place? Or even a payment product covering the mesh network of B2B2C?
Plug into our API network across our capabilities of:
We have the rails for you to take flight.
Come, talk to us.
Cohorts come in on a rolling basis, each cohort allows 5 startups.
Applications are always open.
Plug in to the award-winning technology stack of NIUM. Leverage our rolodex of venture capital connections. Brainstrom with an unparalleled network of leaders. Profit from our perspective.
Evolve your idea.
Collaborate and co-operate with best-of-breed players in the fintech eco system.
Build in Singapore. Build for the world.
Start-up friendly regulations. Shortest company set-up time - anywhere in the world. Width and depth of eco system - banks, financial Institutions, start-ups, venture capitalists.
Less Government. More Business.
BOLT is a 26-week collaborative program for entrepreneurs and seed stage start-ups in the fintech space.
We offer entrepreneurs with an idea for the next big FinTech solution ready access to plug into our API network across our capabilities of:
In addition to the global rails connect, BOLT also offers the opportunity for first time entrepreneurs to connect with and gain from the wisdom of a wide rolodex of Affinity Partners in the eco-system. These include government agencies, consulting firms, banks, academic institutions etc.
We are not just another flavour-of-the-season ‘Innovation Lab’.
We are independent and provide a ‘no-strings-attached’ opportunity for you to build your business. Come, connect to our API stack and build beautiful products, solutions and services.
Additionally, we take no lien on equity of your ideas or a future share of profit. Not even any IP. We are here to help you succeed. In your success lies our success.
BOLT does not provide any funding.
We do help connect you with our rolodex of Venture Capital partners and act as enablers through the journey.
More importantly, we provide the one key component that most start-ups kick starting their first-time journey into the exciting world of entrepreneurship lack. Perspective on fund raising – gleaned from experience.
BOLT accepts applications only from registered companies (not individuals).
We are location agnostic and your company could be registered anywhere in the world. Our APIs are open for connect from anywhere in the world.
However, the best use-case of partnering with BOLT is to co-locate key team members in the R&D Hub we have set up in the heart of CBD, Singapore.
This is because we believe that a vibrant the eco system allows opportunities to make serendipitous connections across a wide number of participants in the network and profit from perspective
Our 6 months program functions in an ‘Always On’ Mode.
We accept only 5 batches per cohort. However, the cohorts do not run in consort so you can apply anytime throughout the year.
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