Tagged: accelerator program

Decentralized KYC Service Provider Astra Protocol Selected for Reef Labs $10M Accelerator Program

With a step toward creating another milestone, Astra is pleased to announce its selection into the Reef Labs’ $10M Accelerator Program. Standing out among a pool of 350+ innovative projects, Astra’s decentralized KYC solution demonstrated the transformative potential it holds “for the Web3 ecosystem.” Reef… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Announces Expansion to United Kingdom, Looks to Boost Blockchain Development

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) announced that it will open its first international office in London and that it is planning the next Crypto Startup School accelerator program “to take place in the UK in Spring 2024.” a16z’s U.K. office will allow it “to work closely with… Read More

Web3: Google Cloud Joins Cronos Labs Accelerator Program to Support AI-Enabled Web 3.0 Development

Cronos Labs, a blockchain startup accelerator that focuses on decentralized finance, Web3 games, social applications, and on the development of the Cronos blockchain’s ecosystem, will collaborate with Google Cloud “to enhance its Accelerator Program and provide startups with resources to develop innovative AI-enabled Web3 applications… Read More

Fintech Adyen Introduces 2023 EMEA Accelerator to Support Social Enterprises

Adyen (ADYEN:AMS), the global financial technology platform of choice for businesses, announces that its annual Accelerator program is returning this spring “to empower another round of high-potential social enterprises and impact startups.” EMEA based businesses committed “to furthering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can… Read More

Visa Invites Malaysian Startups to Join Accelerator Program

Visa (NYSE: V), which claims to be a world leader in digital payments, is announcing an open call for startups across the APAC region in order to apply for the Visa Accelerator Program 2023 and applications will close on January 10, 2022. Currently in its… Read More

Societe Generale Introduces Accelerator for Startups Focused on Trade Finance, Cash Management

Societe Generale (GLE.PA) recently introduced its first acceleration program that’s dedicated to startups linked to Trade Finance, Cash Management, Factoring, and Cash Clearing & Correspondent Banking activities. The Group, a partner of many startups, is launching “a new call for projects to improve the customer… Read More

Fintech Adyen Opens Applications for Accelerator Program Aimed at Impact Startups

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN) has opened up applications for its second annual accelerator program. It is a week-long program “aimed at EMEA-based social enterprises and impact startups.” Adyen, the international payments platform leveraged by established firms, has noted that it is looking for direct-to-consumer businesses “with a… Read More

Nine Fintechs Chosen for 2022 Fintech Wales Foundry Accelerator Program

The Fintech Wales Foundry, the flagship accelerator program by Fintech Wales, recently announced the nine Fintech startups “accepted into its 2022 Accelerator.” As noted in the update, the 12-week, no equity program, titled The Foundry: Validate Raise & Scale, is reportedly “the only accelerator of… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Announces Startups For Summer/Fall 2021 Batch

‘   Plug and Play Japan announced on Monday it has selected a total of 91 Japanese and international startups for its Summer/Fall 2021 program batch. The startups, which were notably selected by 44 corporate partners, will be joining the following programs, IoT, Fintech, Insurtech,… Read More

Legaltech: Auctus Legal Accelerator to Help Australian Entrepreneurs Work on Risk Assessment, Compliance Solutions

Allens is reportedly seeking applications for its legal accelerator program, called Auctus, which was introduced on November 2, 2020. The program is being offered through a partnership with Collective Campus, a corporate innovation consultancy, and startup accelerator. The Auctus Legal Accelerator program provides innovators and… Read More

Barclays Set to Launch 12-Week Virtual Accelerator Program Designed to Help Early-Stage Tech Businesses Founded By One or More Black Entrepreneurs

Barclays announced earlier this week it is launching a 12-week virtual accelerator program that is designed to help early-stage tech businesses, founded by one or more black entrepreneurs. Barclays reported that the program, which is in partnership with social enterprise Foundervine, was created in order to… Read More

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Platform Selects Ten Startups For Fifth Batch

Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform based out of Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Tuesday the ten startups selected for its fifth batch. The platform revealed that after screening applications from all over the world and intensive weeks of reviewing preselected startups with the partners,… Read More

Insurtech: Lloyds Chooses 12 Promising Insurance Technology Firms to Take Part in its Accelerator Program, Lloyds Lab

The Lloyds of London has reportedly chosen 12 promising, early-stage Insurtech firms to take part in its innovation accelerator program, called Lloyds Lab. The 12 insurance technology startups were chosen out of over 90 companies that had submitted applications, as they were interested in participating… Read More

The Barclays Accelerator Welcomes 2020 London Class of Fintech Startups

UK consumer banking group Barclays announced earlier this week the ten Fintech-focused startups that will join the 2020 London Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. This is reportedly Barclays’ seventh accelerator class since the program’s establishment in 2014 and the participating companies notably span across a… Read More

Investment Association Announces Second Cohort Class For Fintech Accelerator Velocity

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The Investment Association (IA) announced on Wednesday the second cohort of fintech firms which will be joining Velocity, the IA’s innovation hub and FinTech accelerator for the buy-side and asset management industry. The firms selected are the following: AxeTrading: A specialist Fixed Income EMS delivering technology… Read More

FIS Announces Ten Startups Selected for Fourth Fintech Accelerator Program

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Thursday the ten portfolio companies that were selected to participate in the fourth annual FIS Fintech Accelerator program. According to FIS, the companies will participate in a rigorous 12-week program designed to accelerate the development… Read More

Plug and Play Announces 135 Startups Accepted Into Spring Batches

Plug and Play announced on Thursday it has selected 135 startups to participate in their Spring 2019 accelerator batches. Entrepreneurs from each startup will take part in one of the following programs  Brand & Retail, Cybersecurity, Energy & Sustainability, Fintech, Food & Beverage, New Materials… Read More

æternity Ventures’s Second Starfleet Accelerator Program Announces Most-Promising Blockchain Startups Shortlist

æternity, the blockchain 3.0 platform designed to deliver unmatched efficiency, transparent governance and global scalability, announced on Wednesday the startup selection for the next round of æternity Starfleet Accelerator. According to æternity, following the significant success of the first accelerator program in June 2018, where over… Read More

Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator Announces New Fintech Class

Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV), a data aggregation and analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services, announced on Thursday the members of the newest Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator class. According to Envestnet | Yodlee, the incubator connects disruptive data-driven startups with the mentorship, strategic guidance,… Read More

Accenture & Partnership Fund For New York City Now Accepting Applications For FinTech Innovation Lab New York Program

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City announced on Thursday they are now accepting applications for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, which is described as a 12-week program that helps early and growth stage fintech companies accelerate product as well as business development… Read More