Category: Startup Programs

Indian Govt to launch networking platform for start-ups

India: Indian Govt.’s launching new platform called Virtual Start-up Hub to connect start-ups with investors, incubators and other service providers in the vicinity

Allianz creates ‘Digital Arena’ a platform for start-ups to reinvent insurance

Singapore: Allianz’s Asia Lab has announced the launch of its Digital Arena innovation platform, a program that encourages start-ups and entrepreneurs to share and pitch fresh ideas that aim to reinvent the way insurance is delivered and experienced in Asia.

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.

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.

PayPal launches its incubation programme in Singapore with 3 fintech startups

Singapore: Online payment company PayPal has launched its first startup incubation programme in Singapore with three financial technology, or fintech startups selected. The nine-month programme will offer the startups coaching and mentorship by PayPal executives and other experts, as well as networking opportunities.

TCS’ Co-innovation network ties up with Microsoft Accelerator to help Indian startups

India: Microsoft Accelerator and Tata Consultancy Service’s Co-Innovation Network will create an open innovation framework to mentor Indian startups and bring their products to the market.

Kimberly-Clark lab to spark innovation

Singapore: As part of its global initiative to crowd-source digital solutions, Kimberly-Clark has announced the formation of its Digital Innovation Lab, or D’Lab, in Asia, as it launched the inaugural K-Challenge in the region.

KPMG opens Digital Village in Singapore to help corporates reach out to startups

Singapore: To drive the innovation agenda for businesses, the Digital Village provides innovative solutions to corporate clients out of KPMG’s innovation network, venture capitalists (VCs) and research institutions, and includes links with institutes of higher learning and available government resources to complete the ecosystem.

Cisco and IIPL launch startup innovation programme

Singapore: The programme will help startups create innovative applications using sensors, big data, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) across industry verticals like healthcare, the public sector, education, manufacturing and financial services.

Mahindra Group adopts corporate garage framework to aid startups

India: The company has launched its first startup, SmartShift through this initiative. It is app-only firm that connects cargo owners with transporters for intra-city logistics facilities. It is also ready to come up with two more startups.

Intel unveils Maker Lab with focus on mobile and IoT

India: Intel India on Thursday unveiled Intel India Maker Lab and Intel India Maker Showcase to power product innovation in India in Internet of Things (IoT), mobile devices and other computer focused domains.