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.
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.
Singapore: PayPal’s startup incubation program that landed in Singapore last year, graduates it first 3 incubatees after spending nine months at the international payment company’s Technology Center in Singapore.
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).
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.
Japan: Mizuho Financial Group has announced plans to establish an innovation lab within the Fintech Center of Tokyo. The new innovation centre which is known as «Finolab» is jointly operated by Mitsubishi Estate, Dentsu, and Information Services International–Dentsu.
Singapore: The new lab builds upon Standard Chartered’s Silicon Valley tech hub, SC Studios, which monitors technology trends and works to connect the bank’s business units with fintech startups, entrepreneurs and universities.
Singapore: Under this programme, some 30 fintechs will be offered up to S$30,000 of funding, a working space, software access, and mentorship from UOB bankers. Through each three-month cycle of building and pitching of products, 10-15 UOB staff are expected to take part.
SWISS bank UBS officially opened a new innovation centre here yesterday that focuses on developing financial technology (fintech) products for its wealth-management customers.
The centre, named Evolve, works closely with start-ups and bank clients to develop solutions that could be applied to the world market.