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Plug and Play Accepts 167 Startups For Summer 2020 Batches

Silicon Valley accelerator, Plug and Play, announced on Thursday the 167 startups chosen for their Summer 2020 Batches. Plug and Play reported the startups were selected by its corporate partner network and will enter one of the accelerator’s programs for the next three months, which… Read More

FinTech South Announces Finalists For the 2020 TAG Fintech South Innovation Challenge

FinTech South, a Southeast event dedicated to financial innovation, announces 10 startups selected for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) FinTech South Innovation Challenge’s 2020 class. According to FinTech South, the companies selected will participate in a four-week Education and Mentoring Program, which aims to… Read More

Schroders, Ferd and Fintech Collective Invest in Accelerator Antler

Schroders, Johan H. Andresen through his investment house Ferd, the Fintech Collective, and more have invested in global tech accelerator Antler. Founded in 1804, Schroders is a global investment management company that currently manages £444.4 billion and employs over 5,000 people worldwide in 32 locations… Read More

The Barclays Accelerator Welcomes 2020 London Class of Fintech Startups

UK consumer banking group Barclays announced earlier this week the ten Fintech-focused startups that will join the 2020 London Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. This is reportedly Barclays’ seventh accelerator class since the program’s establishment in 2014 and the participating companies notably span across a… Read More

Global Insurance Accelerator Announces New Funding Structure for Future Cohorts

The Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA), an insurtech accelerator focused on supporting and promoting innovation for the insurance industry, announced on Wednesday changes to the funding structure beginning with the 2020 cohort, and applications are now open GIA reported that since its launch 36 startups accepted… Read More

Blockchain Accelerator Æ Ventures Reveals Its Starfleet Program Raised Over $1.6 Million

Æ Ventures, an investment firm that provides initial funding, acceleration and advisory services to blockchain-related projects, revealed that its Starfleet Accelerator Program has exceeded $1.6 million in total investments. The company said it’s now accepting applications for its third financing round. The third edition of… Read More

Plug and Play Accepts 130 Startups For Accelerator Winter 2019 Batches

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Thursday the 130 startups selected to participate in their Winter 2019 batches. According to the accelerator, the selected startups will participate in one of the following programs: Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate & Construction, or Travel & Hospitality. Speaking… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Renews Commitment to Financial Solutions Lab with $25 Million to Launch Fintech Solutions

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) has committed $25 million to launch Fintech solutions as it renews its commitment to the Financial Health Network’s Financial Solutions Lab, a Fintech accelerator. The Financial Solutions Lab will focus on creating Fintech tools to help people increase savings, reduce debt and… Read More

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Announces Eight Startups For Fourth Batch

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Thursday its Fintech Europe accelerator program has selected eight startups for its fourth batch. Plug and Play reported together with Deutsche Bank, TechQuartier, BNP Paribas, Nets Group, UniCredit, Aareal Bank, Abanca, Danske Bank, DZ Bank, Elo, and… Read More

Plug and Play Announces the 11 Startups Joining ADGM’s Fall 2019 Accelerator Program

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Tuesday 11 startups have joined Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Fall 2019 Accelerator program, which is the third fintech and Travel & Hospitality accelerator program. Plug and Play reported that Plug and Play ADGM kicked off its… Read More

MetLife Announces Second Class Selected For MetLife Digital Accelerator

MetLife announced on Monday the second class of nine companies selected to participate in the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. According to MetLife, the accelerator connects startups with MetLife leaders and Techstars mentors for an intensive 13-week program focused on fast-tracking technologies with the… Read More

Techstars Announces Korea Expansion to Support Startup Sector

Techstars and Hillstone Partners, a boutique capital consultancy firm specializing in startup business, announced on Wednesday the launch of the Techstars Korea Accelerator in partnership with Hillstone Partners. According to the duo, this new three-month mentorship-driven accelerator program, Techstars’ first in Korea, will source 10… Read More

Silicon Valley Bank & First Data Announces Class 9 of Commerce.Innovated. Accelerator

Silicon Valley Bank and First Data (NYSE: FDC) announced on Wednesday they have selected five startups to participate in Class 9 of Commerce.Innovated., which is described as an accelerator program designed to help commerce, payments, and fintech companies grow their businesses. Commerce.Innovated. was launched in 2014, and… Read More

BBVA Announces New Fintech Accelerator Program

BBVA announced on Thursday the launch of its new accelerator program that is designed to “foster” success among the fintech startup ecosystem. The program, called BBVA Open Innovation Accelerator Program, aims to give startups a helping hand for success. “Over the course of nine-months, those… Read More

Western Union Teams Up With Techstars to Launch First Accelerator Class

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The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a cross-border, cross-currency money platform, announced on Monday it teamed up with Techstars to launch the first class of the Western Union Accelerator Powered by Techstars. According to Western Union, the class roster of 10 early-stage companies reflects a… Read More

MetaProp Opens Applications For 2019-2020 Proptech Accelerator Class At Columbia University

MetaProp recently announced the opening of applications for the 2019-2020 MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University, which is a PropTech accelerator program based in New York City. According to MetaProp, the 22-week boot camp connects up to eight PropTech startups from around the world to award-winning… Read More

SingularityNET Announces Launch of SingularityNET X-Lab Blockchain AI Accelerator

Hong Kong-based AI company SingularityNET announced on Monday the launch of its new SingularityNet X-Lab Blockchain AI accelerator program. According to SingularityNet, the program aims to foster and support promising entrepreneurial teams specializing in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies at the intersection of… Read More

Sports Innovation Platform HYPE Announces Launch of Sports-Tech Blockchain Accelerator

HYPE Sports Innovation, a sports innovation platform, announced on Thursday it has launched a new blockchain accelerator specifically for the sports industry. Led by Bernd Wahler, former CMO of Adidas and ex-President of VfB Stuttgart, HYPE is promoting their twelfth accelerator at two boot camps… Read More

MetLife Korea Announces Seven Finalists For Insurtech Innovation Challenge “collab 5.0”

MetLife Korea announced on Wednesday the seven finalists selected for its open innovation program, collab 5.0. The program is looking for insurtech companies globally to scale their business with MetLife while solving some of the insurer’s biggest innovation challenges across its Korean business. According to… Read More

Plug and Play Launches Accelerator Program in Italy

Plug and Play announced on Monday it has opened a new office in Italy together with its newest corporate partners Esselunga, Lavazza, Tetra Pak, and UniCredit. The accelerator reported that office will service key partners in the region such as UniCredit, which is also joining… Read More

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