Hong Kong: Seven startups showcased innovative solutions to hundreds of potential investors at DBS Accelerator, the collaborative initiative between DBS Bank (Hong Kong) and Nest, the Hong Kong-based startup incubator.
Showcasing innovative fintech solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, gamification and more, the founders of seven startups from Hong Kong and around the world met with hundreds of potential investors at DBS Accelerator Demo Day, the finale of the second DBS Accelerator programme in Hong Kong.
Accelerators play a vital role in the Asian startup ecosystem and in supporting innovation. Providing vast resources, mentor support and dedicated work and office space, DBS Accelerator aims to create opportunities for innovators from across Asia and globally.
Financial Innovation Evolving Rapidly
The seven startups in this year’s programme are Flowcast, FOMO Pay, Hampen Technology, Mindlayer.io, NetGuardians, Playbasis and XinGuo Technology. They were selected from more than 150 applicants from around the world, including Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Thailand and the U.S.
«We believe FinTech has the ability to go beyond mere disruption and make a tangible difference to the experiences customers have in using financial products and services,» said Lawrence Morgan, CEO of Nest.