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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

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Reveals Startups Selected for Batch Six

Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform based in Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Wednesday the eight startups selected for its sixth batch. Plug and Play reported that the platform has grown its partner base to 13 Financial Institutions since its inception in May 2018…. Read More

Zürich based SIX Group Expands Fintech Incubator Program to Spain, after Acquiring Stake in BME, Spain’s Stock Market Operator

Zürich-based Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange, has revealed that it will set up its Fintech incubator and accelerator F10 in Spain. In June 2020, SIX had acquired a controlling interest in BME, the Spanish stock market operator…. Read More

Zilliqa Shares Accelerator Startups Using their Speedy Blockchain

Speedy blockchain Zilliqa has announced its 2020-2021 cohort of companies participating in the ZILHive Accelerator program, a 6-month blockchain startup accelerator designed to support early and late-stage startups may use the Zilliqa protocol to build blockchain solutions. According to Zilliqa, this year’s cohort has been… Read More

Central Payments’ Fall Fintech Accelerator Announces Commencement of Fall Cohort

Falls Fintech, the fintech accelerator founded by Central Payments, announced on Monday the commencement of its fall cohort, operating virtually from August 10 to October 30, 2020. According to the program’s officials, Cohort 2 includes a pair of new initiatives from the accelerator. For the… Read More

Denmark’s CreditStretcher, UK’s Elfinity, and 9 Other Fintechs to Participate in Village Capital’s Finance Forward Europe Accelerator

Village Capital helps company founders and business owners through its accelerator program. There are 11 early-stage Fintech firms that will be taking part in Village Capital’s investment-readiness program, called Finance Forward Europe. The initiative is part of Finance Forward, which is a multi-year global coalition… Read More

Virtual Fintech Accelerator Announced by IronFX

IronFX says it is launching a virtual Fintech accelerator program to back Fintech ventures. IronFX is a trading platform that reports supporting 1,200,000 traders worldwide, serving retail and institutional customers in 180+ countries. The virtual accelerator program will focus on companies providing training and knowledge… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Announces 104 Startups For Summer/Fall 2020 Batch

Accelerating program Plug and Play Japan announced on Tuesday it has selected 104 startups in six verticals (IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, and Hardtech & Health ) together with 38 corporate partners for the Summer/Fall 2020 Batch acceleration program, which will be run… Read More

Fintech Incubator and Accelerator F10 Announces the 12 Startups Selected For Scaleup Program’s First Batch

Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday 12 startups that have been selected for the first Batch of the Scaleup Program. According to the accelerator, more than 80 teams with market traction and revenue generation from various countries had applied to become… Read More

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

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