OneTraction Selects Finalists for SF FinTech Hackathon

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SAN FRANCISCO - Dec. 22, 2015 - PRLog -- OneTraction Selects Finalists for SF FinTech Hackathon

By OneTraction Media Relations

December 21, 2015

San Francisco, CA – OneTraction, a Silicon Valley-based Open Innovation Accelerator announced the

selection of finalists for their last weekend FinTech Hackathon hosted in the Financial District as follow:

§ TAP™ enables fast, secure payments for in-store purchases. Experience the speed and convenience of contactless/NFC payments without worrying hackers might access your sensitive credit or debit card information. And, control the entire experience right from your Apple, Android or Windows smartphone. Founded by a Stanford, MIT and CalTech Alums

§ Provide a Unified Secondary Market for Direct Lending Investments Advice, Analytics and Tools to manage your investments across direct lending platforms. Founded by Bank of America and Wharton alums.

§ Comet offers inspection certification and insurance for home-sharing properties by combining human-run property inspections with a sophisticated technology stack. Founded by Morgan Stanley, Stanford and UC Berkeley alums.

OneTraction’s disruptive approach focus on guided execution where founders contribute incrementally on a weekly basis in building their business “not just funding” by taking startups through the stages of building an MVP with validated market fit, gaining traction, and obtaining angel round financing. They offers their program both virtually and at their partners office space in the heart of Silicon Valley, located a few minutes from the Stanford University campus and Sand Hill Road top Venture Capitalists. Their unique approach extends to startups not just on-site but globally. Active startups are located across the United States, Canada, France, UK, Germany, and Italy with new finalists extending throughout Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Israel, UAE.

OneTractions’ in-house team is comprised of startup experts with multiple successful exits each. They hail from top schools including Harvard, Stanford and MIT, along their mentor network of nearly 200 experts from across the United States, Canada, EU and Asia which is the largest Ivy school educated mentors network offered by any accelerator in Silicon Valley. Winter batch round is open for sign up until Jan 15, 2016. Interested parties can apply by visiting for more information. Interested founders, investors and partners are welcome to visit OneTraction’s upcoming co-sponsored events event page:, including the upcoming Hackathons at Stanford here:

About OneTraction: OneTraction is a Silicon Valley-based team of entrepreneurs and innovators with deep knowledge and expertise along with an extensive network at top schools, investors, and Fortune 500 partners. The company focuses on value creation that excludes the typical accelerators’ curriculum-based education OneTraction ultimately helps founders launch disruptive, sustainable, and fundable businesses with its unique 360-degree innovative approach. Read more here or visit our labs here:

Founded by Harvard, Stanford and MIT alumni OneTraction is the first open innovation accelerator in Silicon Valley that partners with their founders to build, launch and fund viable startups. With OneTraction providing integrated incubator and accelerator services, e.g. MVP design, technology development through public beta, growth hacking, legal, funding etc. supported by dedicated advisors, and expert mentors within each industry (i.e, Internet of Thing, Finance, Healthcare, Education, Sharable/Wearables, Clean Environment, and Media).


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