Join Our Program

WSL’s innovation program enables entrepreneurs to devise digital solutions that contribute to the future of financial services. The program supports entrepreneurs to develop new solutions through building their ideas with the support of industry leaders and test their solutions on an open innovation platform that allows them to connect to Account Information and Payment Initiation APIs.

In line with Vision 2030, the program supports Saudi entrepreneurs to launch projects that solve real pain points within the financial services sector within 8 weeks. 

Are you ready for the challenge?

Program Objectives


Banks need FinTechs, and FinTechs need banks. That’s just the reality! Here is where they can work together to identify and execute unforeseen solutions​.


Collaborate with other rapidly expanding startups and change makers to learn how to build for scale


Move quickly, test quickly, and validate quickly. Bring your idea to life within 8 weeks through connecting to WSL’s Open Innovation Platform

Who is this for?

The WSL Open Innovation Program is for FinTechs who want to work in a bank sponsored Open Innovation Platform to test products and solutions to enable quicker time to market.

The 8-week program will provide participants the opportunity to work together with one of the largest Banks in the Kingdom and get access to industry leaders and mentors who will help guide participants to solve a real pain point within the financial services sector. 

Due to the program’s demanding and highly intensive nature, entry is subject to those who are exclusively selected. Upon graduating from the program, participants will require SAMA’s clearance to operate in KSA. 

How To Get In?

Sign Up

Fill out the registration page on the website with all your details and we’ll get in touch!

Pitch Your Idea

Get the opportunity to pitch your innovative product or service to industry experts 

Gain Access

Due to the program’s highly intensive nature, only a group of selected FinTechs will be enrolled in WSL’s innovation program 


Filtration and selection
Design Thinking & Business Modelling
Ideas & Design Scoping
POC Validation and Delivery Planning
Execute & Deliver Design
Demo Day
Live pitching and commercial modelling