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Startupbootcamp Announces 10 African Startups Selected For AfriTech Global Accelerator Program

Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech announced last week the Top 10 African Innovators selected to participate in the globally renowned, multi-corporate backed accelerator program for 2018. According to SBC, following an intensive 3-month global scouting tour, across 15 countries, and inclusive of 19 FastTrack events and 220… Read More

Startupbootcamp’s Insurtech Accelerator Opens Applications

Startupbootcamp’s InsurTech Accelerator part of Hartford InsurTech Hub, announced on Monday it has opened applications for the second year of its accelerator program. The organizers of the program reported the insurtech startups that have shown strong initial traction and looking to connect with several of the… Read More

Startupbootcamp Participant Fo-Sho Plans to Expand Insurtech Products in South Africa

Fo-Sho, a South Africa-based insurance company and Startupbootcamp accelerator participant, announced this week it is planning to expand its insurtech product services in the region. Founded in 2016, Fo-sho describes itself as a South African insurtech startup that is powered by “cool” technology and using innovative… Read More

Startupbootcamp’s Hartford InsurTech Hub Preps for Inaugural Demo Day & Collaborates with Clyde & Co to Act as Exclusive Legal Partner

Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, announces its latest collaboration with international law firm, Clyde & Co. The London-headquartered firm will act as Hartford InsurTech Hub’s exclusive legal partner, providing Hartford program startups with needed legal advice. “We are elated to welcome such a prestigious… Read More

Startupbootcamp’s Hartford InsurTech Hub Announces Partnership With Crawford & Company

Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, announces this week it has formed a new partnership with Crawford & Company, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. According to the Hub, this new partnership was formed through Crawford Innovative… Read More

PitchIt Competition Finalists Announced for LendIt Europe

LendIt Europe, the event series specializing in Fintech and online lending, has announced the finalists for its 2017 PitchIt competition taking place at the O2 in London on the 9th & 10th of October. This year, LendIt’s PitchIt competition is hosted and co-organized by Startupbootcamp FinTech…. Read More

Startupbootcamp Mumbai Selects Inaugural Class of Fintechs

One of the world’s leading accelerators for Fintech Startups, Starupbootcamps, announced their first round of companies that will join their inaugural program in Mumbai, India. These startups beat out nearly 300 other companies from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Since its launch in… Read More

Très Bien! Startupbootcamp InsurTech Alum CBien Secures €8M

CBien, a European digital asset management platform located in Paris, Nantes and Hamburg and recent Startupbootcamp InsurTech alum, has raised €8 million from its existing shareholders MAIF, MACIF and 5M Ventures. Funding from this second raise will be used to finance CBien’s visibility in France, its international… Read More

PwC: UK Fintech Market Matures. Focus Turns to AI & Putting Customers First

A new report by the Startupbootcamp FinTech London program and PwC states that Fintech startups are increasingly focusing on building artificial intelligence and its potential to solve customer problems. The report says there has been a change in culture over the past year in the Fintech… Read More

Latin America Expansion: Startupbootcamp Fintech Announces New Fintech Program In Mexico City

Startupbootcamp Fintech announced on Wednesday the launch of its new fintech program in Mexico City. The organization revealed that the program’s debut marks its expansion into the Latin American market and deepens our mission in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation beyond borders. Startupbootcamp also reported it has teamed up… Read More

Swiss Nexuslab & Dutch Rabobank Collaborate on Early European Blockchain Ventures

Nexuslab, the Swiss blockchain startup programme powered by Startupbootcamp, has announced a partnership with Rabobank. The Dutch bank joins Nexuslab to support the first round of its programme geared towards early-stage European blockchain ventures. The collaboration adds leading financial industry expertise to the programme and… Read More

Brief: German Friendsurance Aims to Become Europe’s Biggest Insurtech Platform

Founded in 2010, friendsurance.com currently counts over 75,000 new customers on its platform. The peer-to-peer insurance model  conceived by Friendsurance had led the creation of a new insurance market segment with over 15 new entrants in seven countries. “In 2015, we saw an amazing growth with more than 200… Read More

Brief: Obsidian Solutions Secures $500,000 During Seed Funding Round to Grow New Operation Platform For Investment Funds

Obsidian Solutions, a Canadian fintech company that optimizes operations for fund managers, announced on Monday it has secured $500,000 during a seed funding round. Obsidian noted its team has designed and built a new type of solution for the asset management community that tackles the need for… Read More

Brief: Lloyds Grows Fintech Presence With New Position For ‘Head Of Fintech Discovery’

It seems that British banking and retail leader Lloyds has continued turning toward the sun and is receiving excellent care–the industry favorite is growing its fintech presence. Lloyds recently announced a new position at the company, head of fintech discovery, and has recruited Han Veldwijk, who formerly held a… Read More

Startupbootcamp Holds First Singapore Fintech Demo Day: Blockchain and Wealth Management Seen Trending

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a global accelerator focusing on financial innovation, hosted its first Demo Day in Singapore on 29 July for the top 11 FinTech teams selected out of 300 applications earlier this year. “Startupbootcamp FinTech is the first FinTech accelerator in Singapore and the only… Read More

Startupbootcamp Launches Global Insurance Accelerator Targeting Insurance Industry

In the news again, Startupbootcamp, a European accelerator, today announced the launch of the Startupbootcamp Insurance accelerator program. Based in London, the program invites global startups from across different areas within insurance, including retail insurance, corporate risk management, re-insurance, back-office efficiency and new risk models, to… Read More

Startupbootcamp Fintech Reports: London Strengthens Position As A World’s Leader in Fintech Hopeful

A survey conducted with the global fintech community by Startupbootcamp FinTech, an accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global Startupbootcamp network, finds that London has further increased its position as the world’s leading city in fintech. 63% of respondents selected London compared to… Read More

Russian FinTech VC Firm Life.SREDA Appoints Victor Chow CEO of Singapore Accelerator InspirAsia

Russian fin-tech venture capital firm Life.SREDA has announced that Victor Chow, former senior cloud computing business leader of Huawei Technologies, has been brought on board as the CEO of InspirAsia Accelerator, its Singapore-based Asia-focussed accelerator. Chow’s also served as a mentor for the fin-tech accelerator Startupbootcamp fintech. According to a statement by the company, Chow’s… Read More

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