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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

University of Strathclyde Announces First Fintech Accelerator Program

The University of Strathclyde announced this week the launch of its new fintech accelerator program in collaboration with Strathclyde Business School. According to the University, the Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) accelerator programme encourages the development of early-stage innovation-driven fintech businesses. “Four groups of entrepreneurs will have access… Read More

Barclays Announces 2019 Tel Aviv Accelerator Class

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Barclays announced on Tuesday the ten companies that will join the 2019 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class. According to Barclays, The Barclays Accelerator is an intensive 13-week programme for fintech startups designed to help businesses accelerate their strategy and deliver breakthrough innovations. “Participating… Read More

Barclays announces 2019 London Accelerator class

Barclays announced on Friday it has welcomed the ten companies that will join the 2019 London Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class, which is the sixth London programme to date. The Barclays Accelerator reportedly provides successful applicants with a Financial Technology (FinTech) focused, 13-week programme. Each of the… Read More

Investment Association Announces Second Cohort Applications For Fintech Accelerator Velocity

The Investment Association (IA) announced on Wednesday it has opened applications as it seeks the second cohort of fintech innovators for Velocity, which is the IA’s specialist fintech accelerator and innovation hub for the asset management industry. IA reported that since the launch of Velocity… Read More

Danske Bank Joins Forces With Nykredit, Accelerace, & Copenhagen Fintech to Create New Fintech Accelerator

Danske Bank announced last week it has joined forces with Nykredit, Accelerace and Copenhagen FinTech to create a new and ambitious accelerator dedicated to fintechs. The banking firm reported that the initiative has already secured more than DKK 1 million in funding from the Danish… Read More

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

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