Community Bankers’ Program Sees Accelerating Momentum
Arkansas is home to the latest financial technology accelerator
You might think a tech-minded approach to innovation has to live on one of the coasts to have an impact, but that’s not always the case.
In fact, one banking association has found the perfect home for the latest iteration of its financial technology accelerator: Arkansas.
The Independent Community Bankers of America revealed recently that it was launching the second round of its ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator in Little Rock to help promote new thinking in the world of community banking. It comes about nine months after launching the first round, also in Arkansas. ICBA has been working closely with both the state of Arkansas and Little Rock-based The Venture Center on the accelerator project, with the goal of finding fintech ideas that could provide a future spark to the community-banking sector.
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