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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

Plug and Play Announcement: Nearly 160 Startups Selected into Final Accelerator Batch of the Year

Global accelerator program Plug and Play announced last week it has selected 158 startups to participate in its Winter 2018 batches. According to Plug and Play, the selected startups will take part in one of the following programs: Energy & Sustainability, Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech,… Read More

Plug and Play China Celebrates Third Anniversary

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Monday it recently celebrated the third anniversary of its Plug and Play China program. The organization reported that the program has invested in over 200 startups and accelerated more than 500 startups across a total of eight… Read More

Queen City Fintech Announces Class 9 of the Accelerator Program

On Wednesday, Queen City Fintech Accelerator announced the six members of its accelerator program’s ninth class. According to Queen City Fintech, more than 100 companies applied from 35 U.S. states and 20 countries.  The accelerator runs from September 4th to November 14th and will conclude at the… Read More

ICON Foundation Announces Sponsorship For New Blockchain Accelerator Program “ICX Station”

The ICON Foundation, a decentralized network of blockchain communities, announced on Friday its sponsorship of a new accelerator program called ICX Station. According to ICON, ICX Station is designed to expand the power of the underlying ICON infrastructure, which is a scalable interoperable blockchain, as well as provide… Read More

Ping An Technology Teams Up with SparkLabs to Launch a New Global Fintech Accelerator

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Ping An Technology announced on Tuesday it has launched its first fintech accelerator through a partnership with SparkLabs Group, a network of accelerators and venture capital funds. According to the company,  Ping An Fintech Accelerator will be jointly operated by Ping An Technology and SparkLabs…. Read More

Crowdcube Partner Central Research Laboratory Launches Accelerator Program

On Friday, Crowdcube announced its partner Central Research Laboratory (CRL) has opened applications for its accelerator program, which is partly funded by the European Regional Fund (ERDF) and supports the “next generation” of product-focused entrepreneurs. According to Crowdcube, candidates who were previously selected for the program represent… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Opens Applications for First Batch of Start-Ups

On Thursday, Plug and Play Japan announced it opened applications for its first batch of start-ups. The program is set to begin in November and the organization is seeking startups in three categories, Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, and Insurtech.  Plug and Play Japan stated… Read More

Octopus Labs Celebrates Accelerator Program’s Five Fintech Startups

UK-based Octopus Labs announced it celebrated the five fintech startups that participated in twelve-week accelerator program at The Gherkin in London. Nearly 200 fintech investors and financial advisers reportedly gathered to celebrate the program on Wednesday.  The twelve-week accelerator program, which was launched last year, saw Octopus support five… Read More

SXSW Announces 2017 Accelerator Pitch Event Judges

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced on Tuesday the 39 judges for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, which will be taking place March 11-12 during the SXSW Startup Village Track at the Hilton Downtown Austin. The 2017 judges include Phil Libin of… Read More

Hong Kong’s Infiniti and Nest Launches 12-Week Startup Development Program

Earlier this week, Hong Kong investment company, Infiniti and Nest, announced the launch of its 12-week startup development program called Infiniti Accelerator 2.0. According to the company, the second edition of the Infiniti Accelerator will continue with its previous theme of smart cities but will also… Read More

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