HongKong: Standard Chartered Bank and SuperCharger organise a 12-week innovation programme aimed at helping fintech companies grow their footprint in Asia. Asset Manager Fidelity is now a main partner too.
Malaysia: A new memorandum of agreement in Malaysia will drive digital healthcare innovation, according to industry catalyst CREST (Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology) and cloud productivity company Microsoft.
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.
Philippines: The country’s leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT recently opened its newest Innovation Laboratory (Innolab) at the Makati CBD which takes to a higher level its pioneering commitment to define the future of telecommunications in the Philippines.
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.
S.Korea: A group of international entrepreneurs from across the world pitched their business ideas on Wednesday at a startup acceleration event hosted here by the South Korean government.
Malaysia: The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), Uber and Digi are now officially collaborating to bring forth an ideation lab aimed to help entrepreneurs within the ASEAN region to grow their impactful and unique business ideas.
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.
India: Google has launched an accelerator program by the name Launchpad Accelerator to provide mentorship, training and support to mobile startups in India, Brazil and Indonesia.