Tagged: accelerator

Digital Identity Firm IDnow Joins [email protected] to Enhance Air Travel Services

IDnow, a European identity proofing platform provider, is pleased to announce its participation in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) [email protected] 2022 accelerator program. IDnow is working with IATA and its members, “providing expertise and regulatory know-how in the field of identity proofing and digital… Read More

Surge Rapid Scale Up Program Announces 7th Cohort

Surge a “rapid scale up program” for Southeast  Asia, has announced its 7th cohort including 15 startups. Surge is operated by Sequoia Capital India and Sequoia Capital Southeast Asia. The accelerator actively partners with founders from a wide range of companies, across categories, including BYJUs,… Read More

BNB Chain Announces Finalists of MVB Incubation Program Co-led by Binance Labs

BNB Chain recently announced the 27 finalists of the Most Valuable Builder (MVB) Incubation Program, which is an accelerator program that’s co-led by Binance Labs to offer mentorship and funding “to emerging projects built on top of the BNB Chain.” The MVB Incubation Program aims… Read More

Insurtech Isle of Man, F10 Global Introduce Accelerator Program

Insurtech Isle of Man and F10 are pleased to announce “a joint Acceleration Program for growth-stage Insurtech startups.” The Isle of Man is “a globally recognized insurance center, with insurance representing the biggest financial services sector on the Island, encompassing a wealth of knowledge and… Read More

Fintech Wales Starts Third Accelerator Program

Fintech Wales, the not-for-profit membership organization for the Fintech and Financial Services industry in Wales, has opened the applications process “for the third season of its accelerator program, the Fintech Wales Foundry.” The closing date “for applications is 19th August 2022.” The 12-week, no equity… Read More

Ignite Accelerator to Support Web3 startups

Today, Web3 developer Ignite (formerly Tendermint) launched the Ignite Accelerator. The initiative will support and expand the next wave of early-stage startups in Web 3. Ignite Accelerator will focus on the multi-chain ecosystem, involving 11 investment partners, with a total initial fund of $150M. The… Read More

Accelerator Fin+Tech Announces 16 Accepted Startups

Fin+Tech, an Italy-based acceleration program supporting startups in the Fintech and Insurtech space, has completed the selection of the 16 start-ups that will join the first cycle of the program, according to a public statement. The accelerator is part of the CDP National Accelerators Network,… Read More

CoinList Seed Introduces Winter 2022 Accelerator Members

The roster for CoinList Seed’s Winter 2022 batch is proof positive venture capital funding for blockchain startups is as strong as ever, the company said. Between 2020 and 2021 VC funding for blockchain-based startups soared from $3.1 billion in 2020 to $25.2 billion only one… Read More

PayNet Celebrates Accelerator Program, Targets Payments Sector

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) has launched the Fintech ePayment Accelerator Programme, an initiative that aims to support and advance startups focused on the digital payments sector in and around Malaysia. The three-month initiative focuses on ideas and solutions that can help accelerate the adoption of… Read More

Rainmaking Tapped to Help Barclays Grow Fintech Programs

Barclays today announced Rainmaking, a corporate venture builder, will help it launch a new suite of initiatives targeted at fintech founders across the globe to help grow and develop their companies. The first to launch is the Rise Start-Up Academy, a virtual digital skills-building accelerator… Read More

Hedera Base Camp to be Launched by HBAR Foundation, Outlier Ventures in 2022

The HBAR Foundation, an organization helping to foster the development of Hedera Hashgraph through the provision of grants and resources to founders and developers, and leading crypto VC Outlier Ventures today announced the upcoming launch of the Hedera Base Camp, an accelerator program for early-stage… Read More

Protocol Labs Teams Up with Faber to Conduct Web3 Hackathon, Accelerator Program

Protocol Labs and Faber are collaborating to help with supporting the development of the next-gen of the Internet. The partnership combines Faber’s experience as early-stage deep tech VC and Protocol Labs’ Web3 expertise to “help entrepreneurs create the building blocks of successful new companies in… Read More

SkunkDAO, a Web3 Incubator, Launched by Nahmii

Nahmii, a layer two scaling protocol for the Ethereum blockchain, this week announced a startup accelerator designed to bolster the Nahmii developer community and ecosystem. SkunkDAO is a Web3 incubator that allows Nahmii’s developer community to convert their ideas into real-world form and function projects…. Read More

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

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