India: After jointly setting up the region-focused Gujarat Accelerator last year in Ahmedabad, IIM-A’s Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) and SAP Labs are now planning to replicate it in Jaipur and Pune.
India: The collaboration sees Temasek, together with six of its portfolio companies, join the Microsoft Accelerator programme as official global network partners in Seattle, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Bangalore.
India: India’s biggest company by sales picked up a 40 per cent stake in NetraDyne Inc, a San Diego, California- based company that is developing products that may be leveraged by RIL’s telecom venture Reliance Jio.
Singapore: Insurer Allianz has opened an Asia Lab at its Singapore headquarters to harness digital innovation and use advanced analytics to offer better solutions to its 18 million customers in the region.
Singapore: The lab, an initiative of ST’s Digital team to ensure the newspaper keeps abreast of technological innovation and digital trends, takes an “entrepreneur” approach to developing new forms of story telling and reaching new readers.
India: Networking major Cisco, in collaboration with Qualcomm, General Electrical and 3M India, launched an innovation Centre in Jaipur, which will be housed and operated by Genpact, and will help accelerate co-innovation of Internet of Everything (IoE) based solutions.
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.
Singapore: As the first innovation centre in Asia, the Singapore centre will also operate as a commercial gateway for Visa’s clients, partners and developers from across the world to extend their service offerings into Asia.
India: Vishal Sikka led Infosys, today has made an investment in Trifacta, provider of data wrangling software that enables non-technical users to easily transform data for analysis.
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.