India: Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, has named six startups to the summer session of the Pitney Bowes Accelerator Program.
Singapore: PwC Singapore announced today that it is has launched its Venture Hub, the world’s first one-stop shop targeted at helping investors and entrepreneurs active in the start-up and innovation space navigate the complex ecosystem.
Singapore: In the first collaboration of its kind with the EDB and the MAS, IBM researchers will work with government, industries and academia to develop applications and solutions which are based on enterprise blockchain, cyber-security, and cognitive computing technologies.
Singapore: Online payment company PayPal has launched its first startup incubation programme in Singapore with three financial technology, or fintech startups selected. The nine-month programme will offer the startups coaching and mentorship by PayPal executives and other experts, as well as networking opportunities.
India: Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank announced the launch of ‘Thought Factory’ an innovation lab facility aimed at accelerating the development of innovative technology solutions for the banking sector.
India: Zone Startups will be managing Barclays’ Rise accelerator programme in Mumbai. Rise is a global fintech innovation platform that Barclays’ recently announced it would be rolling out in India.
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.
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.
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.