Tagged: incubator

Russia’s Sberbank & HSE Business Incubator to Review 600 Startup Ideas For Corporate Business Accelerator Program

Russia-based Sberbank and the Higher School of Economics’ (HSE) business incubator announced on Monday they are beginning to review ideas for startups that were submitted to the corporate business accelerator. The duo reported that around 600 projects were submitted during the first stage, which notably… Read More

Wemerge Announces New Blockchain Incubator

Wemerge Ventures Ltd, a Blockchain project that brings together entrepreneurs, angel investors, blockchain experts and top management with MNC experience from the US, China, India, Lithuania, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia, has launched a community blockchain incubator. During an event in Malaysia, the group announced their… Read More

F10 Celebrates Launch of P2 Program’s Batch III

F10 FinTech Incubator and Accelerator announced on Tuesday its Program Grand Opening had been a resounding success. The organization reported that fifteen startups in the innovative fintech, insurtech, and regtech space pitched their pioneering ideas in front of a prestigious audience in Zürich’s Limmat Hall. The… Read More

First Waves ICO of 2018, Simdaq, Hits Hard Cap in Just 28 Hours

Waves has announced that the Simdaq initial coin offering (ICO) has hit its hard cap in just 28 hours. The partnership with the Waves Lab incubator helped Simdaq raise $5 million in a bit over a day. Simdaq wants to democratize crypto trading by sharing insights… Read More

Fintech Incubator & Accelerator F10 Names Switzerland Banking Group Raiffeisen The Program’s Latest Corporate Member

Switzerland-based incubator and accelerator F10 announced on Monday that co-operative bank Raiffeisen was the newest corporate partner to join its ranks. According to the program, Raiffeisen is Switzerland’s third-largest co-operative bank after UBS and Credit Suisse and it serves 3.7 million customers through its 930 locations… Read More

Zürcher Kantonalbank Switzerland’s largest Cantonal Bank Joins F10 Fintech Startup Accelerator

F10,  one of the leading Fintech accelerators and incubators in Switzerland, has added Zürcher Kantonalbank, Switzerland’s largest cantonal bank as a corporate member. Remo Schmidli, Head of Multichannel Management at Zürcher Kantonalbank, said the move will see their bank gain access to the Fintech startups passing through… Read More

F10 Fintech Incubator & Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

Switzerland’s startup accelerator, F10, has announced it is now accepting applications for its “P2” program. The latest round of applications commences today (September 11th), and is open to all startups in Fintech, Regtech, and Insurtech. 15 Places are said to be available for the first round… Read More

InvestCloud Set to Launch London Fintech Incubator

InvestCloud Inc., a global fintech firm, announced on Wednesday that it is set to launch a financial technology incubator and accelerator at its European headquarters in Soho, London. The firm reported that its InvestCloud Innovation Center London will offer both new startups and established financial firms… Read More

Russian Billionaire Boris Titov Collaborates with Waves on ICO Incubator – “People of Growth”

Russian Politician and Billionaire Boris Titov has signed an agreement with Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves Platform, to create an Initial Coin Offering incubator. The new incubator has been entitled “People of Growth” and is described as a vehicle to assist entrepreneurs and growing companies… Read More

OurCrowd Sets Up Tech Incubator in Israel with the Backing of Motorola, Reliance Industries & Yissum

OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has partnered with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), Reliance Industries (NSE: Reliance) and Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to operate an “innovation technology incubator” that will support the growth of early stage startups in Jerusalem.  The… Read More

Japanese Megabank Mizuho Commits to Fintech in Series of Partnerships

New Fintech Incubator One of the largest banks in Japan, Mizuho Financial Group, has been in the news recently for several partnerships involving fintech. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the bank is in talks to co-develop a fintech incubator that will be focused on virtual… Read More

Autorité des Marchés Financiers Launches Fintech Lab

In an attempt to enhance their understanding of the Fintech industry, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) in Quebec, Canada, has announced the creation of a Fintech Lab. The Fintech Lab, which will be accessible to all AMF employees contributing to the projects of the Fintech… Read More

DeClout Incubator Launched to Support Singapore Fintech Startups

DeClout (SGX:5UZ) has launched a new incubator program designed to help local Fintech startups. Announced today, the program has been launched via its wholly-owned subsidiary, DeClout Investments Pte. Ltd. Under its incubation program DeClout will mentor early-stage startups and help them in product development, proof-of-concept,… Read More

Swiss Fintech Startup Incubator & Accelerator F10 Adds New Members

  F10, a Switzerland-based Fintech incubator and accelerator, has added three new corporate members: Baloise Group, Generali Group Switzerland and eny Finance. The three new members specialize in insurance, pensions, and financing. F10 also announced that applications for the third round of its successful P2… Read More

CSI Kick Start: Now Accepting Applications For Second Annual Fintech Startup Funding

CSI Kick Start, Inc., a fintech startup incubator founded by global payments innovator, CSI globalVCard, announced on Thursday its second annual application process for fintech startup funding is now open. The incubator stated it would be offering portfolio companies investments starting at $500,000, along with mentorship… Read More

The Incubator Formally Known as 500 Startups: Call Us 500 Seed & 500 Series A Programs, Please

It’s hard to believed that 500 Startups launched just six years ago given its influence.  1600+ companies, 60+ countries and 3,000 founders later, Co-Founder Dave McClure utilized the platform’s blog to reflect on the last years progress and to look forward to the company’s next… Read More

Internet Incubator WebStart Bristol Returns to Seedrs to Raise £50,000

WebStart Bristol has returned to Seedrs with a mission to raise £50,000. The internet incubator opened in January 2014 following its first campaign on the equity crowdfunding platform in 2013. The incubator revealed that after its first two successful Seedrs initiatives, the first cohort of ten companies… Read More

Canadian Incubator DMZ Initiates “Next Big Idea in Fintech” Program with BMO

BMO Financial Group wants to ensure that the next big idea gets the support needed to ensure the idea come to fruition and will ultimately benefit Canadian consumers. By partnering with the DMZ at Ryerson University, one of Canada’s largest business incubators, BMO hopes to identify innovative minds geared toward… Read More

University Of Illinois To Host Workshop On Crowdfunding, JOBS Act

The University of Illinois and embedded incubator EnterpriseWorks are hosting a crowdfunding workshop detailing upcoming regulatory changes brought on by the JOBS Act. Entrepreneur in Residence Alan Singleton will be speaking at the event. Owned and operated by the University of Illinois to help launch… Read More

Miami-Based EarlyShares Goes Live With Equity & Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Deals

EarlyShares is a crowdfunding platform based in Miami, Florida. The operation is poised to be one of the leaders in the nascent equity crowdfunding space in the United States, and in light of the implementation of Rule 506(c) that took place in September the platform… Read More