Tagged: accelerator

F10 Incubator & Accelertor Opens Application for P2’s Batch IV

Fintech, regtech, and insurtech incubator and accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday it has opened applications for its Prototype to Product (P2)Program Batch IV. The program revealed applications are currently being accepted and reviewed from tech startup firms, who were solving problems in the financial, banking,… Read More

Fintech Accelerator ScratchWorks Announces Finalists For Startup Competition

ScratchWorks, a fintech accelerator that connects tech startups with wealth management leaders to advance the digital transformation of the financial services industry, announced on Thursday the finalists for its fintech competition. The three finalists will pitch their respective companies to the ScratchWorks founders during a… Read More

Queen City Fintech Announces Spring 2018 Cohort

On Wednesday, Queen City Fintech Accelerator announced its Spring 2018 cohort. According to the program, of nearly 150 applications from 18 countries and 20 states, only ten fintech companies were selected for the twelve-week accelerator, which begins on March 26th and concludes with the Fintech… Read More

SXSW Announces Winners of the 10th Annual Accelerator Pitch Event

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals announced over the weekend the winners of the 10th annual Accelerator Pitch Event, which took place March 10th-11th during the Startup & Tech Sectors Track at the Downtown Hilton Austin. The event’s organizers also reported in addition to the 10 winners… Read More

F10 Celebrates Launch of P2 Program’s Batch III

F10 FinTech Incubator and Accelerator announced on Tuesday its Program Grand Opening had been a resounding success. The organization reported that fifteen startups in the innovative fintech, insurtech, and regtech space pitched their pioneering ideas in front of a prestigious audience in Zürich’s Limmat Hall. The… Read More

Bankorus Partners with New Blockchain Accelerator AI Catapult, Part of JD.com

Bankorus (formerly MiCai), a provider of Robo-advisor solutions to wealth management companies and individuals with a combined AUM of $30 billion, is partnering with AI Catapult, the new Blockchain and AI accelerator created by JD.com. JD.com is one of the largest digital commerce platforms in… Read More

NatWest to Launch Four Specialist Fintech Accelerators & Announces Plans to Support 5,000 Entrepreneurs Through Network Program

NatWest announced on Monday it is launching four specialist fintech accelerators based in its Bristol, Edinburgh, London and Manchester hubs. According to NatWest, up to 80 fintech businesses will benefit from Dell EMC’s expertise through regular technology reviews and sales strategy analysis. Entrepreneurs will also be… Read More

Washington, DC: The New Blockchain Hub in 2018

The global blockchain community gathered in Washington DC, the world’s policy and innovation center, on February 20th for the Digital Asset Investment Forum (DAIF) hosted by FinTech4Good. This was the second forum of DAIF global series in the year of 2018, serving as the launch… Read More

Silicon Valley Bank & First Data Welcome Class 7 of Commerce.Innovated Accelerator Program

Silicon Valley Bank and First Data (NYSE: FDC), announced on Wednesday they have selected five startups to participate in Class 7 of Commerce.Innovated., an accelerator program that was designed to help commerce, payments, and fintech companies grow their businesses. According to the duo, this four-month virtual program provides participants… Read More

Magma Partners Announces $15 Million Fund to Support Latin American Startups; Launches China-Latin America Accelerator

Magma Partners, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in the U.S. and Latin America, announced earlier this week the first close of its second $15M fund to continue supporting the growth of U.S. incorporated startups with technology and sales teams based in Latin… Read More

Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 Names Switzerland Banking Group Raiffeisen The Program’s Latest Corporate Member

Switzerland-based incubator and accelerator F10 announced on Monday that co-operative bank Raiffeisen was the newest corporate partner to join its ranks. According to the program, Raiffeisen is Switzerland’s third-largest co-operative bank after UBS and Credit Suisse and it serves 3.7 million customers through its 930 locations… Read More

SXSW Announces 2018 Accelerator Pitch Event Finalists

  South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals announced on Tuesday the finalists for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, to take place March 10th-11th during the Startup & Tech Sectors Track at the Downtown Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. According to the organization, 50 startup finalists… Read More

IBM & Comcast Ventures Back New Blockchain Startup Fund “MState”

This week, IBM and Comcast Ventures announced they have backed new blockchain startup fund, MState. Founded in 2017, MState is described as a growth lab for enterprise blockchain companies with locations in New York City and San Francisco. It will run a six-month program straiten gin… Read More

Update: SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Kuala Lumpur

SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator launched first in Hong Kong but it is pushing into other markets bringing its unique brand of combining established and innovative Fintech startups. Earlier this month, SuperCharger celebrated the end of the SuperCharger Kuala Lumpur program as 9 Fintech start-ups from around the… Read More

F10 Demo Day Report: 12 Fintech Startups Graduate

Swiss Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 has announced that the second Demo Batch Day has been its biggest yet, with over 400 people attending. The Demo Day took place in Zürich  on December 7th. The Demo Day marks the end of months of work for the Startups, who… Read More

Synechron Launches New Accelerator Program for Insurtech Solutions

Synechron, a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, recently announced it has launched a new accelerator program that’s specifically for insurtech solutions. This news comes less than six months after the company opened its New York City office and fintech lab, also known as Financial… Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank Switzerland’s largest Cantonal Bank Joins F10 Fintech Startup Accelerator

F10,  one of the leading Fintech accelerators and incubators in Switzerland, has added Zürcher Kantonalbank, Switzerland’s largest cantonal bank as a corporate member. Remo Schmidli, Head of Multichannel Management at Zürcher Kantonalbank, said the move will see their bank gain access to the Fintech startups passing through… Read More

SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Returns for Third Round of Applications

Anchored by Standard Chartered, SuperCharger Fintech accelerator is gearing up for its third cohort of startups and scale-ups in the Fintech space. Accepted applicants will begin a 12 week program that starts in March of 2018 and continues through June. SuperCharger is interested in all different… Read More

SuperCharger Launch Day Event in Kuala Lumpur Scheduled for September 26th

Following their expansion into Malaysia, SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator has scheduled its inaugural launch day event for September 26th in Kuala Lumpur. Organizers report that after reviewing over 100 applications, entries have been narrowed down to 10 promising Fintech startups. The event will see SuperCharger representatives… Read More

Silicon Valley Bank & First Data: Applications Open For Commerce.Innovated’s Winter 2017 Class

On Tuesday, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and First Data announced applications are now open for the Winter 2017 Class of the accelerator program, Commerce.Innovated. This news comes just one month after the companies announced the four selected startups for the Fall 2017 program. Commerce.Innovated. is described as… Read More