India: YES Bank selected 12 startups for its inaugral fintech business accelerator programme. The startups have been working on fintech transactions, lending, cyber security, risk intelligence, big data, analytics and more.
Australia: The SproutX Venture Capital Fund, to be managed by Artesian Venture Partners, will invest in agtech startups accepted into SproutX’s accelerator programs over the next four years.
India: Indian Govt.’s launching new platform called Virtual Start-up Hub to connect start-ups with investors, incubators and other service providers in the vicinity
India: Facebook and startup accelerator TLabs have entered into a partnership to support the mobile startup ecosystem in the country.
Singapore: Cap Vista Private Limited (Cap Vista), the strategic investment arm of the Defence Science and Technology Agency of Singapore (DSTA) entered into an investment partnership with a Canadian accelerator, TandemLaunch.
Singapore: Australian Govt. has launched a startup incubator called the “Landing Pad” in Singapore, with support from SGInnovate – an investment unit funded by the local Singapore government.
India: The Andhra Pradesh Government and Singapore-based Fintech major, LATTICE 80, have signed a memorandum of understanding for establishment of a fintech incubation centre here.
India: Announcing its 10th cohort of startups, Microsoft Accelerator that focuses on growth-stage startups continued its narrative to undertake and accelerate B2B startups for its four-month long accelerator programme.
Australia: The Queensland government has recruited corporate accelerator Slingshot to help bolster its share of Australia’s $119.4 billion tourism industry through the creation of new high-growth startups.