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.
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.
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.
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: 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
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.
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.
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.
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.