Tag: Banking

YES Bank chooses 12 startups for its fintech accelerator’s inaugural batch

India: YES Bank selected 12 startups for its inaugral fintech business accelerator programme. The startups have been working on fintech transactions, lending, cyber security, risk intelligence, big data, analytics and more.

Bangkok Bank partners Nest to launch a FinTech accelerator ‘InnoHub’

Thailand: Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited announced its international FinTech accelerator program, Bangkok Bank InnoHub in partnership with corporate innovation partner Nest.

India’s HDFC Bank makes AI play; launches humanoids in branches

India: HDFC Bank, the country’s second-largest private one, will be using robots at its branches, to assist customers.

YES Bank announces launch of fintech accelerator – ‘YES Fintech’ (YFA)

India: YES Bank has announced to launch a business accelerator program-YES FINTECH (YFA) for fintech startups. The initiative has been taken in association with T-HUB and Anthill Ventures, with LetsTalkPayments (LTP).

Norton Rose Fulbright joins DBS FinTech pre-accelerator programme as legal mentors

Singapore: Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has joined the DBS HotSpot Pre-Accelerator programme as legal mentors.

ANZ launches innovation lab in Singapore

Singapore: Australia and New Zealand-based banking group, ANZ, has launched an innovation lab, called ANZ BlueSpace, in Singapore as it looks to work with fintech participants from industry, academia and government.

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.

AI, Gamification and Blockchain at DBS Accelerator’s demo day

Hong Kong: Seven startups showcased innovative solutions to hundreds of potential investors at DBS Accelerator, the collaborative initiative between DBS Bank (Hong Kong) and Nest, the Hong Kong-based startup incubator.

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

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.