Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has established its first operational Urban Living Lab at the Sydney Science Park in western Sydney, in partnership with property developers Celestino.
India: Startup accelerator, Cisco LaunchPad has invited India-based tech startups focussed on B2B/B2B2C segments to apply for its second cohort.
India: Airmed Path Labs, a home-service health-test platform, has raised about Rs 10 crore from Bennet Coleman and Co. Ltd.’s (BCCL) investment arm Brand Capital to help fund its expansion and strengthen its brand.
Singapore/India: Post its successful conclusion in Bangalore, Oracle is now expanding the accelerator program to Bristol, Delhi–NCR, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tel Aviv.
Singapore: SPH Plug and Play, the start-up accelerator of Singapore’s largest newspaper publisher, has officially been declared dead.
India: Nudge Foundation has launched an incubator called N Core for non-profit start-ups working to solve poverty-related problems.
China: Microsoft announced the 14 market-ready startups selected to join their Shanghai Accelerator program.
India: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced the top three winners of its first edition of the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge (QDIC), which was launched in December 2015, in association with NASSCOM.
India: The Mahindra Group on Thursday launched Carworkz, a car workshop aggregator. During beta-testing phase, the startup had signed up 1,000 workshops and 5,000 registered users.
India: YES Bank has announced to launch a business accelerator program-YES FINTECH (YFA) for fintech startups. The initiative has been taken in association with T-HUB and Anthill Ventures, with LetsTalkPayments (LTP).