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Fintech FUSION launching a new investment product at Virtual FinFair 2016

FUSION, Switzerland’s fintech acceleration program, will participate to Virtual FinFair 2016, the largest online financial fair on January 26th.

FUSION, and the startups of its first batch, will participate for the first time to the Virtual FinFair on Tuesday, January 26th (9am – 9pm CET). FUSION startups as well as the accelerator will have a virtual booth at the only 3D online fair for Finance Professionals.

On this occasion, FUSION will reveal a new financial vehicle, allowing investors to invest in the most promising worldwide fintech companies (pre-IPOs), as well as promising fintech stars from its acceleration program.

Visitors of Virtual FinFair will be able to visit the booth of FUSION’s startups as well, discover their offering and start interacting with them.

Guillaume Dubray, Founder of FUSION and Managing Partner at Polytech Ventures, commented: Virtual FinFair is a unique and effective way to meet the worldwide financial community. We are excited to present our new investment vehicle on this occasion!.

Don’t hesitate to visit FUSION and the startups’ booths on January 26th – without moving from your office! - at Virtual FinFair 2016 (

About Fintech FUSION:
FUSION is Switzerland's first fintech accelerator, based out of Geneva. FUSION capitalises on Switzerland’s position as a global hub for financial services as well as its world-beat ing reputation for innovation to drive the fintech agenda. Our aim, quite simply, is to fuse the best of Switzerland with the most promising fintech talent to lead innovation in financial services. Our approach is rooted in collaboration. Our corporate members and mentors are drawn from all areas of financial services, such as banking, insurance and commodity trading. We have academic sponsorship from some of world’s top engineering research institutes. We have involvement from venture capital funds, which will syndicate funding. And, we host start-ups from all over the world. This, we believe, is a unique mix promising to produce unique and game-changing results!

About Polytech Ventures
Polytech Ventures is an early stage VC firm based in Switzerland and in the USA. The company is strategically located at EPFL in Lausanne, one of the most dynamic and recognized innovation centers in the world, and with a permanent presence in the Silicon Valley. Polytech Ventures focuses on early stage start-ups working on digitizing industry value chains such as financial services. Polytech Ventures believes in the virtuous collaboration between academia, entrepreneurs, investors and corporations.

About Virtual FinFair:
Virtual FinFair is a one of its kind event where the international financial community get together online for one day represented by their avatars. Visitors will be able to navigate in a realistic environment with the possibility to visit booths, chat with other people, download brochures, watch videos, exchange business cards or simply extend their network.

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