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Seedrs Works with Microsoft on AI Accelerator

Online investment platform Seedrs has announced a new partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to launch “SERIES A,” an AI-focused accelerator. The accelerator is said to be open to all Seed and Series A firms. Seedrs described the partnership as “an industry first that will help supercharge… Read More

CAFE, American Fintech Council Celebrate Strategic Partnership

The American Fintech Council, an industry association representing fintech companies and banks, this week added the Center for Accelerating Financial Equity (CAFE) as their latest strategic partner. Located at the Fintech Innovation Hub by Delaware Tech Park on the University of Delaware campus, CAFE is… Read More

Blockchain Firm Neo, Web3Labs to Drive DLT Innovation in Hong Kong via Accelerator Program

Neo contributes almost $8M HKD to nurture start-up projects and foster the development of Hong Kong’s Web3 industry. Winners from Neo’s APAC Hackathon will join “an accelerator program alongside candidates from Hong Kong’s leading Web3 developer base.” Neo, the open-source, community-driven blockchain platform where developers… Read More

Founders Arena WealthTech Accelerator Announces First Cohort, Asks Wealth Managers to Participate in Research and Development Initiatives

The Founders Arena WealthTech Accelerator, in strategic partnership with First Rate, Inc., SEI and the City of Arlington announced its first cohort, selecting Charityvest, InvestSuite, Lumiant.io, Manifest, Sora Finance and Tax Status in order “to participate in its inaugural accelerator program in Arlington, Texas.” As… Read More

Keyrock’s Accelerator Program Starts in Belgium with High-Potential Fintech, Web3 Startups

Keyrock, a digital asset market maker, is announcing the selection of eight web3 and Fintech startups for the 1st edition of its acceleration program in partnership with Tenity, a prominent global accelerator and incubator for fintech. The first edition of Keyrock’s Accelerator Program will “start… Read More

LongHashX, Protocol Labs to Launch Filecoin Virtual Machine Genesis Cohort, an Accelerator Focused on Web3, AI

LongHashX, which claims to be one of the world’s leading Web3 accelerators with the strong network in Asia, is continuing its partnership with Protocol Labs, the creator of Filecoin and IPFS, in order “to launch the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) Genesis Accelerator.” The 12-week program,… Read More

Italy’s Mediobanca, London’s Founders Factory to Invest in Fintech Startups

Mediobanca Group, Italy’s largest investment bank, has signed a partnership with Founders Factory, the London-based global company builder and early-stage investor, to launch a new fintech venture studio and accelerator. This joint venture, underpinned by an overall €12 million investment from Mediobanca, will facilitate innovation… Read More

Web3: Binance Labs Co-Leads $6.6M Seed Round for Fusionist to Support Web 3.0 Gaming Innovation

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm and accelerator of Binance, has co-led a $6.6 million seed funding round for Fusionist, a Web3 gaming company, alongside Web2 gaming giant FunPlus in May 2022. The move aligns “with Binance Lab’s commitment to supporting early-stage Web3 gaming projects… Read More

Web3: NEAR Foundation, Outlier Ventures Launch Base Camp Accelerator Program

NEAR Foundation, the non-profit that supports the on-going growth and development of the Near Protocol, and Outlier Ventures, the global Web3 investor and accelerator, announced the launch of the NEAR Base Camp accelerator program. The first dedicated accelerator program by NEAR Foundation will “take a… Read More

Binance Labs Invests in GOMBLE, a South Korean Developer of Blockchain-based Casual Games

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm and accelerator of Binance, committed an investment in the seed funding round of GOMBLE, a blockchain-based casual game developer. GOMBLE will use the funds “to develop and release its first mobile game, RumbyStars, and continue to expand its gaming… Read More

Singlife with Aviva Introduces Accelerator for Insurtech Startups

Financial services company Singlife with Aviva has announced “the launch of Singlife Connect, its accelerator program to support and spur the growth of promising insurtech startups.” Singlife Connect will “focus on developing scalable market solutions to innovate and transform insurance distribution.” Singlife will “leverage its… Read More

12 Web3, Crypto Projects Chosen for Season 5 of Binance Labs Incubation Program

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm and accelerator of Binance, has “selected 12 top-performing projects for season 5 of its accelerator program.” The new season “officially kicked off on November 7.” The biannual and “chain-agnostic” Binance Labs Incubation Program “offers a 8-week curriculum tailored to… Read More

Digital Identity Firm IDnow Joins Accelerate@IATA 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) Accelerate@IATA 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

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