India: Announcing its 10th cohort of startups, Microsoft Accelerator that focuses on growth-stage startups continued its narrative to undertake and accelerate B2B startups for its four-month long accelerator programme.
Singapore: Global consulting company Capgemini has chosen Singapore for its Applied Innovation Exchange to serve Southeast Asia.
India: HDFC Bank, the country’s second-largest private one, will be using robots at its branches, to assist customers.
Singapore: LumenLab, MetLife’s Singapore-based innovation center, today announced that it has selected 8 finalists for its inaugural tech matchmaking program, collab, an open innovation platform matching startups with the right opportunities within MetLife.
China: Microsoft announced the 14 market-ready startups selected to join their Shanghai Accelerator program.
India: American technology major Nvidia has launched the Nvidia Inception programme in India, in recognition of the country’s budding innovation ecosystem in Artificial Intelligence (AI).
China: Ramping up its efforts to become a dominant Fintech hub in Asia, a 10 billion yuan (approx. $1.5 billion) fund was launched in Beijing, China, focusing mergers and acquisitions in the sector while seeking to nurture enterprises and startups in the industry.
Singapore: Lignar Labs joins forces with TNB Ventures (TNB) to support startups in the areas specific to environment protection, pollution control and energy efficiency.
India :Infosys Ltd has invested 14.92 millon Danish krone (Rs 14.5 crore) from its “innovation fund” in UNSILO, a Danish artificial intelligence start-up focused on advanced text analysis.
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.