Category: Accelerators

Braun co-invests in Trendlines’ Medtech incubator in Singapore

B. Braun will invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore and along with Trendlines, support the development of portfolio companies, and actively consider follow-on investment opportunities in portfolio companies

Dimension Data and Deakin University join forces in Cyber Security Incubator

Australia: Dimension Data, the USD$7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, and Victoria’s Deakin University have announced they will open a cyber security incubator at the University’s Waurn Ponds campus, to accelerate the development of unique cyber security solutions and intellectual property.

Brigade REAP – Accelerator Program in India to Focus on Technology Innovations in Real Estate

India: Brigade Group, one of India’s leading real estate developers has announced the launch of its latest initiative – Brigade Real Estate Accelerator Program (REAP).

3 Malaysian startups win equity funding from Digi Accelerate

Malaysia: Three Malaysian startups GrabGas, Local Usher and Vase are to receive more than RM250,000 (more than US$62,000) in equity funding from maiden accelerator programme, Digi Accelerate.

A Paris-based aerospace accelerator is opening a branch in Singapore

Singapore: Capitalising on its success and on the aerospace industry’s interest in start-up innovation worldwide, Paris-based Starburst Accelerator is opening its next branch in Singapore this year.

Accenture facilitated Fintech Lab Begins in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Eight fintech firms began a 12-week mentoring program in a Hong Kong-based innovation lab, where start-ups will receive senior-level advice in developing and marketing their ideas and linking them up with top banks.

OCBC Open Vault accelerator’s first cohort results in pilots for 3 startups

Singapore: OCBC Bank’s fintech accelerator programme, the Open Vault, will pilot tests with three start-ups – Fincast, BondIT and CogniCor.
The tests involve wealth management and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and will begin in the fourth quarter of this year, and will last for three months.

Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program Inducts Six Startups in India

India: Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, has named six startups to the summer session of the Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program.

Accelerator programme for insurance tech start-ups launched by NTUC Income

Singapore: Insurer NTUC Income has started an accelerator programme to search for promising start-ups in the insurance tech sector.

Panasonic sets up accelerator with Creww for high-potential startups from the world

Japan: Tokyo-based Creww, the Japanese startup behind a community platform offering open innovation opportunities to startups, announced today that it has launched the Panasonic Accelerator 2016 program in partnership with the consumer electronics giant and started accepting applications from startups.

Cisco Unveils LaunchPad Accelerator Under Startup India Initiative

India: ‘LaunchPad’ will help startups, their authorised channel partners and developers scale their solutions, address new markets and build digital businesses in the world’s youngest startup nation and second biggest developer community.

Societe Generale launches Catalyst, a startup accelerator program in India

India: Societe Generale recently launched CATALYST – a startup accelerator program, with a view to leveraging the rich ecosystem of Indian startups.