Category: APAC

StanC: SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Reloaded

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’s CREST & Microsoft to setup Health Innovation Hub in Malaysia

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.

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.

PLDT opens new innovation lab in Philippines

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.

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.

Foreign startups pitch at accelerator program in S. Korea

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.

MaGIC, Uber And Digi Launch An Ideation Lab To Help Spur Entrepreneurship

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.

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.

Google Launches Equity-Free Accelerator Program For Mobile Startups In India, Brazil & Indonesia

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.