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Commonwealth Bank’s Venture Scaling Unit, x15ventures, Selects Stone and Chalk, to Scout Founders to Help Reimagine Retail Experience

x15ventures, which is Commonwealth Bank‘s venture-scaling unit, has chosen Stone & Chalk, Australia’s Impact Network for emerging tech startups and scale-ups, in order to assist with recruiting seasoned founders to take part in Xccelerate21, which focuses on reimagining the retail experience. Xccelerate21 is described as… Read More

FIS and The Venture Center Announce Firms Chosen for FIS Fintech Accelerator

Financial technology leader FIS (NYSE:FIS) and The Venture Center have unveiled the 10 firms chosen to participate in the 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator program. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “In its sixth year, the FIS Fintech Accelerator program is focused on identifying… Read More

Securities Commission Malaysia and UN Capital Dev Fund to Support Islamic Fintech Innovation with Accelerator

Earlier this week, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), through its Center for Financial Health program, introduced an accelerator to support the Islamic Fintech innovation ecosystem in the Southeast Asian country. The program, known as the FIKRA Islamic… Read More

Fintech Accelerator F10 and Seoul Fintech Lab to Expand their Startup Incubation Program to South Korea

F10, a leading Fintech startup incubator and accelerator program, has teamed up with Seoul Fintech Lab which is supported by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and K accelerator, a Fintech support center headquartered in Seoul. Through the partnership, both organizations will aim to expand their incubation… Read More

Swiss Insurance Holding Firm Baloise Introduces Mobility Accelerator for Early-Stage Startups

Baloise, a Swiss insurance holding firm, has introduced its mobility accelerator with the goal of supporting innovative projects launched by early-stage startups under the new tagline [email protected] This latest initiative from Baloise (in Switzerland) has come as the company launches its information platform, which has… Read More

UAE-Based BaaS Provider Nymcard Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program

NymCard, a Banking-as-a-Software (BaaS) fintech based in the UAE, announced on Monday it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program. NymCard reported it has also previously completed the Visa Ready “Issuer Processor” program that ensures the fintech’s commitment to delivering tech solutions that meet Visa’s industry-leading… Read More

Fintech and Insurtech Startups Accelerator F10 Switzerland to Support Sustainable Finance Initiatives

F10 Switzerland has reportedly graduated its second acceleration batch during an online startup event with several well-known attendees from the investor and corporate sector. F10 Switzerland is now accepting applications for its third accelerator – which aims to support sustainable finance and various services for… Read More

Qatar Development Bank and Creative Startup Hub M7 Launch Incubator to Support Tech Firms and other Businesses

The Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and M7, a creative start-up hub that’s operated under Qatar Museums, are introducing Scale7, which is a business incubator for MENA region entrepreneurs. Scale 7 aims to support a creative and artistic ecosystem. The initiative will help Qatari entrepreneurs, local… Read More

Regtech, Financial Wellness, Debt Investments Startups Among 11 Initiatives to Graduate from StartupBootCamp Fintech Dubai

The third edition of Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai’s accelerator program has now concluded. During the Demo Day, there were 11 startups that pitched their ideas to potential investors, corporate partners, industry experts, mentors, and the general public. Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai was introduced in 2018 through a… Read More

F10 Launches First Incubation Program for Fintechs & Insurtechs in Spain

  Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday it has launched its first incubation program for fintechs and insurtechs in Spain. According to F10, the incubation program aims to support early-stage startups in the processor transforming their prototype into a scalable product, while… Read More

FIS Opens Applications For 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator Program

  U.S.-based fintech FIS (FIS) announced on Thursday that applications are being accepted for the 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator program. FIS reported the program, which is in partnership with The Venture Center and the State of Arkansas, is focused on finding and helping growth-stage fintech startups accelerate… Read More

Barclays Accelerator Program Welcomes New York Class of 2021

  Barclays announced on Thursday the New York Class of 2021 for the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. According to Barclays, the 13-week program is designed to fast-track the next generation of fintechs. “Participating companies will collaborate with a team of Barclays executives, the Techstars… Read More

Crypto.com CTO & Co-Founder to Launch “Particle B”Accelerator that will Incubate DeFi Projects Built on the Crypto.com Chain, Bitcoin, & Ethereum Networks

  Hong Kong-based Crypto.com recently announced its CTO and Co-Founder, Gary Or, has launched Particle B, which is an accelerator that will incubate DeFi projects built on the Crypto.com Chain as well as the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks. According to Crypto.com, Particle B “believes” in an… Read More

MassChallenge Fintech to Support 30 High-Potential Financial Technology Startups for its 2021 Accelerator Program

MassChallenge, an 11-year-old non-profit, no-equity accelerator program, has added 30 new Fintech and 30 Healthtech startups to its 2021 program. Both groups will be introduced at a virtual MassChallenge Verticals Opening Nights event on January 13, 2021. Five of this year’s MassChallenge Fintechs are based… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Selects 103 Startups For Winter/Spring 2021 Batch Accelerator Program

  Plug and Play Japan KK announced on Wednesday it has selected 103 startups in seven existing verticals (IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, Hardtech & Health, and newly launched vertical, Smart Cities) with 42 large domestic corporate partner companies for the Winter/Spring 2021… Read More

Luxembourg’s Nadifin Fintech Accelerator Announces 2020 Cohort

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Luxembourg-based Nadifin Fintech Accelerator announced earlier this week its 2020 cohorts. According to Nadifin, more than 120 applications from all around the world were submitted and ten early-stage fintech companies were selected. Founded in 2019, the NadiFin Acceleration program is powered by MiddleGame Ventures and… Read More

BrokerTech Ventures Accelerator Opens for 2021 Cohort Applications

BrokerTech Ventures, a broker-led convening platform and accelerator focused on delivering “innovation” to the insurance broker industry, recently announced it has opened the application window for its 2021 BrokerTech Ventures Accelerator program. According to BrokerTech,  the concept of the BrokerTech Ventures Accelerator is to be… Read More

InsurTech NY Announces 2020 Accelerator Cohort

InsurTech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, recently announced its growth-stage InsurTech accelerator cohort. According to Insurtech NY,  the program will focus on growth-stage startups that have existing customers and range in funding stage between Seed and Series… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Hosts 2020 Fall Summit

Japanese fintech accelerator Plug and Play Japan held its six-day Fall Summit 2020 (Demo Day) for its accelerator program on September 28th. The program revealed that 161 international and domestic startups pitched to a total of 4,391 viewers during the event. According to Plug and… Read More

Plug and Play Announces 147 Startups Selected for Winter Batches

Silicon Valley accelerator, Plug and Play, announced on Thursday it selected 147 new startups into its winter 2020 batches. According to Plug and Play, the startups were selected to join one of the following programs that will run through November 2020: Energy, Fintech, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate &… Read More

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