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Keyrock’s Accelerator Program kicks off in Belgium with 8 Web3 startups

August 31, 2023

Today, Keyrock, a leading digital asset market maker, is announcing the selection of eight web3 and Fintech startups for the 1st edition of its acceleration program in partnership with Tenity, a prominent global accelerator and incubator for fintech.

The first edition of Keyrock’s Accelerator Program will start on the 5th of September in Belgium and conclude with a Demo Day event in December 2023. From nearly 200 applications from 36 countries, Keyrock and Tenity carefully evaluated and selected eight innovative startups from five European countries to be part of the first cohort. The program provides an open environment for Keyrock and the selected startups to work closely together, support and learn from each other, and identify potential opportunities for collaboration.

Kevin de Patoul, CEO and co-founder of Keyrock commented: “We are profoundly grateful to have received applications from almost 200 innovative startups, spanning various sectors from around the globe. The process of narrowing this remarkable pool to the final eight was both challenging and inspiring. The selected projects are particularly resonant with Keyrock's vision and have the potential to play an essential role in the tokenized economy.”

The program offers the startups the chance to compete for up to €100k of investment during Demo Day in December and the winners will be announced at the program graduation ceremony.

The start-ups who made it to Keyrock & Tenity's inaugural Accelerator Program in Belgium are: 

Brickken | Spain

Brickken simplifies the creation, selling, and management of tokenized digital assets. 

CryptoTechFin | Spain

CryptoTechFin makes tech-driven investment in Crypto simple and accessible to retail investors and wealth managers. 

fija Finance GmbH | Germany 

fija Finance makes earning interest with cryptocurrencies compliant, accessible, and transparent.

Fyde | United Kingdom

Fyde is a trustless treasury management protocol that helps crypto firms and DAOs cohesively with asset diversification, liquidity optimization, yield generation, and governance maintenance.

Konkrete | France

Konkrete is a real estate credit platform that uses blockchain technology to enhance the accessibility and liquidity of financing.

MYSO Finance | Switzerland

MYSO Finance provides a better way to borrow and lend in DeFi. Borrowers don't have to worry about liquidation risk; lenders can earn more yield.

Nabla Finance | Germany 

Nabla Finance is a proactive market maker for decentralized crypto and forex trading with efficient liquidity and zero impermanent loss.

Securd | France

Securd is a revolutionary platform empowering crypto holders to generate interest in their digital assets in a purely decentralized way by financing liquidity-providing activities.

Marc Hauser, Head of Tenity Switzerland said: “Partnering with Keyrock for this groundbreaking accelerator program has been a testament to our shared commitment to fostering the next generation of fintech innovation. From the diverse pool of applications to the rigorous selection process, our joint vision is to create an ecosystem where these startups not only thrive but reshape the future of Web3 and fintech on a global scale.”

The program lasts four months, with four intense masterclasses weeks in person at the Keyrock headquarters in Brussels. During those weeks, startups will have access to the Keyrock leadership and tech teams to pitch their solutions, sessions to identify potential collaborations, deep dives into tech development, user experience, and best practices, as well as sessions on fundraising and scaling their companies. 

During the four months of the program, the startups will receive custom collaboration-based mentorship from the Tenity and Keyrock networks.  In addition, all the start-ups will have access to Keyrock and Tenity’s global partner network which includes global strategic partners UBS and SIX Group. 

For more information about the Accelerator Program by Keyrock & Tenity visit here.

About Keyrock 

Keyrock is a digital asset market maker building more inclusive and efficient markets. With their proprietary algorithmic technologies, Keyrock provides scalable and adaptable liquidity solutions for marketplaces and asset issuers alike. Keyrock is active on 85+ trading venues both centralized and decentralized and offers services like market making,  on-chain liquidity provision, OTC, and algorithmic execution. Keyrock was founded in 2017 in Brussels and is rapidly expanding with over 130 team members worldwide.