Singapore: MAS will team up with Abu Dhabi Global Market – a global financial centre in the UAE – to nurture financial technology entrepreneurship and support financial services innovation.
Singapore: It’s the second year in Singapore for Australia-born accelerator Muru-D and eight startups formed its second cohort, which graduated in a demo day event.
Singapore: Government investment vehicle EDBI and Dutch consumer technology giant Royal Philips said they will accelerate their joint investment alliance and co-invest in high-potential digital health companies.
Malaysia: Sarawak’s Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Abang Openg has approved an allocation of RM30 million to develop an incubator for local business startups to explore growth opportunities offered by the digital economy.
Singapore: PayPal’s startup incubation program that landed in Singapore last year, graduates it first 3 incubatees after spending nine months at the international payment company’s Technology Center in Singapore.
Malaysia: The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) launched a new accelerator programme called the Global Accelerator Program (GAP).
Singapore: Global consulting company Capgemini has chosen Singapore for its Applied Innovation Exchange to serve Southeast Asia.
Singapore: The Ascott Limited, CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, has partnered with the Singapore Management University (SMU) to launch its first living lab designed to field test various concepts for its newest brand, lyf.
Vietnam: CMC Corporation, one of the major technology companies based in Vietnam, on February 26 launched a VND50 billion ($2.2 million) startup fund – the CMC Innovation Fund (CIF).
China: PwC China has launched its Shanghai Innovation Centre located in Xintiandi Shanghai, marking the official start of the Alliance of Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation (ASSTI), initiated by the firm.
Thailand: National Innovation Agency (NIA) of Thailand and Israel’s AGW Group (AGW) today announced the launch of SPARK — a global acceleration programme aimed at Thai startups.
India: HDFC Bank, the country’s second-largest private one, will be using robots at its branches, to assist customers.