Singapore: LumenLab, MetLife’s Singapore-based innovation center, today announced that it has selected 8 finalists for its inaugural tech matchmaking program, collab, an open innovation platform matching startups with the right opportunities within MetLife.
Thailand: The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new accelerators designed to make it easier and faster for innovative tourism businesses to get established in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam.
Australia: HCF, Australia’s leading not-for-profit health fund and corporate Startup accelerator Slingshot have selected seven Startups and five Scaleups from more than 200 applicants and 45 Pitch Day finalists.
India: Startup accelerator, Cisco LaunchPad has invited India-based tech startups focussed on B2B/B2B2C segments to apply for its second cohort.
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.
China: Microsoft announced the 14 market-ready startups selected to join their Shanghai Accelerator program.
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).