Tagged: accelerators

Startup Accelerators Remain Relevant to Business Growth Despite Economic Slowdown, Research Report Claims

The team at CBInsights has identified some of the most successful startup accelerators like Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Global based on “the strength of their portfolios.” As stated in the update from CBInsights, despite the economic slowdown, startup accelerators continue to play “a crucial… Read More

Asia-Pacific Tech Accelerator Program: PETRONAS FutureTech 3.0 Shortlists 20 Local, APAC Startups

PETRONAS has announced the selection of 20 startups from across Asia Pacific to participate in the third edition of PETRONAS FutureTech, an intensive technology accelerator program. FutureTech 3.0, “co-organized with StartupX Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based innovation, venture and startup enabler, marks a significant milestone as… Read More

Switzerland based Wealthtech Kaspar& Secures Seat in Second Stage of Swiss Startup Accelerator, Venture Kick

The St.Gallen-headquartered wealthtech company Kaspar& reveals that it has managed to secure a seat in the second stage of Switzerland’s startup accelerator program, Venture Kick. The company’s management states: “We want to take care of your financial life. That’s why Kaspar& is designed to provide… Read More

Indian Financial Services Group IIFL Introduces #IIFLDisrupt Initiative to Fund Fintech Firms Struggling Due to COVID-19

Indian financial services group IIFL (India Infoline) recently introduced an initiative that aims to support local Fintech firms that might be experiencing challenges due to COVID-19. IIFL’s initiative, #IIFLDisrupt, aims to assist Indian Fintechs by providing funding, and potentially becoming their first client. IIFL also… Read More

Legaltech: Deloitte’s Law Division Introduces New Program Aimed at “Propelling” Early Stage Legal Technology Firms

Big Four professional services firm Deloitte’s law division has introduced a program aimed at “propelling” early-stage Legaltech firms while using their products. Via Deloitte Legal Ventures, the Legaltech startups will allow the Deloitte Legal team to use their line of products and services from their… Read More

Corporate Accelerator Growth Slows: Is Fintech at a Peak? (Deck)

The number of corporate accelerators has grown dramatically in recent years with Fintech playing a central role. Corporate accelerators now number 131 globally with 13 launching this year. But this number represents a dramatic slow down versus last year when 46 accelerators launched. This is… Read More

Corporate Accelerators Grow. Tech and Financial Services Lead the Way

Future Asia Ventures has published an updated report on corporate accelerator programs.  We last received an update in December stating that 31 corporate accelerators were launched during the most recent tally.  New launches were described as at a “fever pitch” with Asia poised to experience… Read More

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