Category: FinTech

BNY Mellon to open eighth fintech innovation centre in Singapore

Singapore: BNY Mellon, a leading investment management and investment services company, is going to open its newest Global Innovation Center in Singapore, which marks the eighth innovation center within a global network.

8 startups announced for SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator 2.0

Hong Kong: As SuperCharger FinTech accelerator 2.0 kicked off at Hong Kong FinTech Week, eight finalists that were announced included startups in the areas of wealth management, RegTech, artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity and blockchain.

Japanese firm Mizuho in Fintech Innovation Move

Japan: Mizuho Financial Group has announced plans to establish an innovation lab within the Fintech Center of Tokyo. The new innovation centre which is known as «Finolab» is jointly operated by Mitsubishi Estate, Dentsu, and Information Services International–Dentsu.

Barclays’ Rise Accelerator unveils first batch of 10 FinTech startups

India: The accelerator will provide the 10 selected startups with access to Barclays’ technology, insight and expertise. They will also get dedicated access to onsite mentors and advisors

Australia’s CUA developing a startup mentality after KPMG’s mLabs

Australia: Member-owned credit union will try to speed up the time it takes to bring new ideas to market after participating in KPMG’s first fintech accelerator for mutual banks, mLabs.

Startupbootcamp launches fintech accelerator program in India – backed by ICICI Bank, RBL Bank, AZB & PWC

India: ICICI Bank, ICICI Lombard, RBL Bank, AZB & Partners and PwC join as founding institutions in program’s expansion to India market, following success in London, New York, and Singapore

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.

Axis Bank partners Amazon, Visa to help Indian fintech startups

India: Axis Bank has signed a strategic collaboration with Amazon Internet Services, the India affiliate of Amazon’s cloud business unit Amazon Web Services to setup a co-working hub at its Innovation Lab facility ‘Thought Factory’ in Bengaluru.

MAS Establishes FinTech Innovation Lab

Singapore: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the opening of its FinTech Innovation Lab. The purpose-built facility, known as Looking Glass @ MAS, is located within the MAS Building.

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.

PayPal launches Singapore innovation lab, its first outside the US

Singapore: This lab will collaborate with government agencies, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), industry associations and institutes of higher learning, to foster innovation, research and development (R&D), entrepreneurship, talent and expertise in Singapore.

Kotak Mahindra Bank starts Innovation Lab

India: The fourth largest private sector bank – Kotak Mahindra Bank has started an ‘Innovation Lab’ in Bengaluru to tap into the best technology that impacts its operations, and is open to investing in startups