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Ignite Accelerator to Support Web3 startups

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Qatar Development Bank and Creative Startup Hub M7 Launch Incubator to Support Tech Firms and other Businesses

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The Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and M7, a creative start-up hub that’s operated under Qatar Museums, are introducing Scale7, which is a business incubator for MENA region entrepreneurs. Scale 7 aims to support a creative and artistic ecosystem. The initiative will help Qatari entrepreneurs, local… Read More

Regtech, Financial Wellness, Debt Investments Startups Among 11 Initiatives to Graduate from StartupBootCamp Fintech Dubai

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The third edition of Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai’s accelerator program has now concluded. During the Demo Day, there were 11 startups that pitched their ideas to potential investors, corporate partners, industry experts, mentors, and the general public. Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai was introduced in 2018 through a… Read More

F10 Launches First Incubation Program for Fintechs & Insurtechs in Spain

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  Switzerland based Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 announced on Tuesday it has launched its first incubation program for fintechs and insurtechs in Spain. According to F10, the incubation program aims to support early-stage startups in the processor transforming their prototype into a scalable product, while… Read More

FIS Opens Applications For 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator Program

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  U.S.-based fintech FIS (FIS) announced on Thursday that applications are being accepted for the 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator program. FIS reported the program, which is in partnership with The Venture Center and the State of Arkansas, is focused on finding and helping growth-stage fintech startups accelerate… Read More

Barclays Accelerator Program Welcomes New York Class of 2021

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  Barclays announced on Thursday the New York Class of 2021 for the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. According to Barclays, the 13-week program is designed to fast-track the next generation of fintechs. “Participating companies will collaborate with a team of Barclays executives, the Techstars… Read More

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