Category: Accelerators

Zone Startups launches accelerator program for international startups

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.

KPMG’s Energise accelerator program graduates 12 startups

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.

DTAC Accelerate opens Batch 5 for applications from start-ups

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.

Qantas partners Slingshot to launch 1st startup accelerator program

Australia: Qantas has launched a new start-up accelerator Avro, seeking start-ups to work with the airline on its innovation agenda.

Infiniti and Nest® launch “Infiniti Accelerator 2.0” focused on IoT

Hong Kong: Infiniti and Nest, announced that the second “Infiniti Accelerator,” a 12-week startup development program, is now open for applications from around the world.

YES Bank chooses 12 startups for its fintech accelerator’s inaugural batch

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.

Bangkok Bank partners Nest to launch a FinTech accelerator ‘InnoHub’

Thailand: Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited announced its international FinTech accelerator program, Bangkok Bank InnoHub in partnership with corporate innovation partner Nest.

Microsoft Accelerator announces 10th batch of 14 B2B startups dominated by AI & IoT

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.

Queensland govt recruits Slingshot to run Tourism Accelerator in Cairns & Brisbane

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.

Telstra-backed muru-D graduates 8 startups from its 2nd Singapore cohort

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.

MaGIC launches new global accelerator programme, as an “evolution” of its MAP programme

Malaysia: The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) launched a new accelerator programme called the Global Accelerator Program (GAP).

Thailand’s National Innovation Agency joins AGW to launch global accelerator programme

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.