India: The Indian government will be setting up 100 more incubators across the country to support start-ups in innovations and will be investing Rs 200 crore (~$30M) for the same.
Singapore: Healthcare service provider Zuellig Pharma officially launched its innovation centre Zuellig Health Solutions, which will be housed at Zuellig Pharma’s current office.
APAC: Facebook and Microsoft have joined with investment firm Allotrope Partners to launch a finance facility to catalyze investments in renewable energy microgrids.
Global management consulting firm, BCG has launched its first Asian Innovation Centre for Operations (ICO) & the Industry 4.0 Accelerator Program in Singapore
India: Zone Startups officially launched Gateway91, a soft landing program that will work with international startups and growth stage companies looking at entering the Indian market.
Australia: Three of Australia’s most promising energy, mining and natural resources startups have taken home awards at KPMG Australia’s Energise accelerator program graduation night.
Singapore: LG has opened its Asia Business Innovation Centre in Singapore, which showcases its range of digital signage solutions to business clients.
Singapore: StarHub has opened a 58,000 square feet innovation centre and converged operations cockpit named Hubtricity. The new facility acts as a foundation to accelerate service innovation and co-creation with partners and customers.
Thailand: DTAC ACCELERATE’S Batch 5, which is now open for applications, introduces a new track in search of heavyweight start-ups with global potential.