Tag: Big Data

Monetary Authority of Singapore, Abu Dhabi to set up fintech centre in UAE

Singapore: MAS will team up with Abu Dhabi Global Market – a global financial centre in the UAE – to nurture financial technology entrepreneurship and support financial services innovation.

Thailand’s National Innovation Agency joins AGW to launch global accelerator programme

Thailand: National Innovation Agency (NIA) of Thailand and Israel’s AGW Group (AGW) today announced the launch of SPARK — a global acceleration programme aimed at Thai startups.

Microsoft announces 1st batch joining the new accelerator Shanghai

China: Microsoft announced the 14 market-ready startups selected to join their Shanghai Accelerator program.

NetApp launches accelerator program for startups in data storage space

India: The burgeoning startup scene of India has received another leg-up from one of the most well-known names in the data storage space – NetApp.

Major Defense companies partner Techstars to launch a Defense & Security accelerator in Australia

Australia: Techstars has kicked off its Asia Pacific expansion, choosing Adelaide to launch its first startup accelerator in the region. US -headquartered startup accelerator Techstars has expanded into the Asia-Pacific region, with Adelaide chosen as its first launch location.

$1.5bn fintech fund launched by Chinese state-owned firms

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.

Lignar Labs partners TNB Ventures to grow startups that could Better our Environment

Singapore: Lignar Labs joins forces with TNB Ventures (TNB) to support startups in the areas specific to environment protection, pollution control and energy efficiency.

Ramco Systems opens an aviation MRO IT lab in Singapore

Singapore: Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the lab combines engineering and research talent from Ramco with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) as Ramco’s first co-innovator partner.