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Startupbootcamp Fintech in Latin America Celebrates The End of Second Batch

Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America, a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista, announced on Wednesday it celebrated the end of its second batch during Demo Day earlier this week. The cohort was made up by DevBlocks (Mexico), Hurra Credit (Mexico), La Plataforma (Chile), Luz Verde (Ecuador), Prometeo… Read More

Startupbootcamp Debuts First Fintech Accelerator in Dubai

Startupbootcamp announced on Tuesday it has launched its FinTech Accelerator program in Dubai in order to support the city in its bid to become what it claims to be a world leader in financial services innovation and technology. The accelerator program organizer revealed that over the… Read More

Ping An Cloud Accelerator Opens Applications Process For Second Cohort

Ping An Group, a China-based insurance and financial institution, announced on Monday it is working with SparkLabs again for its Ping An Cloud Accelerator program. The company reported it has opened applications for the program’s second cohort. According to Ping An, the accelerator was designed to… Read More

Plug and Play Singapore Announce First Batch of Startups Selected For Fintech & Insurtech Program

Plug and Play announced earlier this week the first batch of startups selected for its multi-corporate Fintech and Insurtech program in Singapore. The accelerator reported it screened over more than applicants for the program. While sharing more details, Kayvon Deldar, Program Head of Plug and Play… Read More

Barclays Announces 2018 Fintech Accelerator Class

Barclays announced on Monday the ten startups selected to participate in the 2018 New York Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, which is described as an intensive program for fintech startups designed to help businesses accelerate their strategy and deliver breakthrough innovations. According to Barclays, the selected… Read More

Sberbank Teams Up With 500 Startups to Launch New Russian IT Startups Program

Sberbank announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with international accelerator 500 Startups to launch a new program specifically for Russian IT startups. According to Sberbank, the accelerator program is designed for the following areas: E-commerce Digital medicine Lifestyle services Cloud B2B services Advertising… Read More

FinTech Hive Selects 22 Startups For 2018 Accelerator Program

FinTech Hive at DIFC, a fintech accelerator that was established by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), announced on Tuesday the 22 startups that were selected for its 2018 accelerator program. According to FinTech Hive, the second edition of the program received more than 300 applications… Read More

Sberbank Is Investing RUB 27 Million in Six Startups Though In-House Accelerator

Russian banking firm Sberbank announced on Thursday it is set to invest RUB 27 million in six start-ups, created by employees through its in-house accelerator program, Sber#Up. According to Sberbank, Sber#Up in-house accelerator is a program that offers all the banking group’s employees support to create their… Read More

Binance Funds Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is backing the Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator Program. An exact amount of funding was not provided. The “MSX Fintech  Accelerator” will promote an ecosystem that supports and mentors Fintech startups including those geared towards… Read More

FinTech Hive Reports More Than 300 Applications Were Submitted For 2018 Accelerator Program Edition

FinTech Hive at DIFC, a fintech accelerator that was established by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), announced on Wednesday that more than 300 applications were submitted for the program’s 2018 edition. The accelerator began accepting application in May. As previously reported, FinTech Hive was… Read More

Fintech Europe Announces Nine Startups For Inaugural Batch

Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s newest platform, based out of Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Tuesday the nine startups selected for its first batch. The platform, which has Deutsche Bank and TechQuartier as the founding partners, aims to create a multi-corporate fintech program, running two 12-week accelerator… Read More

Interac Opens Outpost & Accelerator Innovation Lab at Communitech

Interac Corp. announced earlier this week the launch of its new Interac Lab, which is described as an innovation outpost and accelerator at the Kitchener-based tech hub, Communitech. According to Interac, the Interac Lab will support research and development, offering a space for hands-on experimentation…. Read More

Barclays Announces The Next 11 Companies Selected For The Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator Program

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On Thursday, Barclays announced the next 11 companies to the 2018 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The company claimed that this program, which has been running since 2014, has become one of the most selective fintech accelerators in the world, with a growing… Read More

SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Demo Day 2018

Hong Kong / Kuala Lumpur based SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator has scheduled its demo day for June 8th. Sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank, the event is to celebrate the end of its Hong Kong 2018 Program, and to showcase the achievements of the 10 Fintech startups… Read More

FinTech Hive at DIFC Opens Applications For 2018 Accelerator Program

FinTech Hive at DIFC, a fintech accelerator that was established by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), announced over the weekend that it is now accepting applications for its 2018 program, kicking off a competitive search for the top fintech and insurtech innovators in the region…. Read More

Mastercard Announces Launch of New Fintech Initiative Called “Accelerate” (Infographic)

On Monday, credit card giant Mastercard announced the launch of its new initiative for fintech startups called Accelerate. According to Mastercard, the initiative is designed to support the ambitions of players in the FinTech sector through tailored support arrangements including access to insight, tools, technology, and… Read More

Investment Firm Holdun Launches Holt Fintech Accelerator Program

Investment firm Holdun announced on Thursday the launch of its Holt Fintech Accelerator. The accelerator, which is aimed globally, will support the next generator of entrepreneur talents operating in the fintech industry. The company also reported that the project is a nod towards Sir Herbert… Read More

Russia’s Sberbank & HSE Business Incubator to Review 600 Startup Ideas For Corporate Business Accelerator Program

Russia-based Sberbank and the Higher School of Economics’ (HSE) business incubator announced on Monday they are beginning to review ideas for startups that were submitted to the corporate business accelerator. The duo reported that around 600 projects were submitted during the first stage, which notably… Read More

OneEleven & Aviva Canada Announces Five Startups Selected For Insurtech Growth Program

On Wednesday, Canada’s OneEleven announced the participants of their Insurtech Growth Program. The startup community announced in January it was joining forces with insurance company Aviva Canada to support the success of growing Canadian insurtech companies. The program, which runs for four months, will provide the… Read More

Plug and Play Announces Sixteen Startups Selected for Insurtech Inaugural Batch in Munich

Plug and Play announced on Thursday that 16 startups were selected to join the accelerator’s “Insurtech Europe powered by Plug and Play,” which was created with some of Plug and Play’s partners Allianz, Munich Re, Talanx, Versicherungskammer Bayern and Swiss Re as well as in… Read More

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