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Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Opens Applications For Second Cohort

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Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City announced on Wednesday the opening of applications for its second cohort and invites the best growth stage fintech startups. The accelerator claims to be the only fintech scaling program in Latin America and is designed for growth stages companies specialized… Read More

Danske Bank Launches 10-Week Sustainable Business Training Program for Nordic Startups

Danske Bank announced on Thursday it kickstarted a 10-week training program for 10 specifically selected Nordic start-ups. According to Danske, the program aims to help them fine-tune their business plan and increase their growth opportunities. Danske reported that from October 2018 to January 2019, all… Read More

Plug and Play’s Fintech Europe Selects 10 Startups for its Second Batch

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Fintech Europe, Plug and Play’s fintech-focused innovation platform based out of Frankfurt, Germany, announced on Monday it has selected 10 startups for its second batch. This platform, which is in partnership with Deutsche Bank, TechQuartier, BNP Paribas, Nets Group, Aareal Bank, DZ Bank, and Danske Bank,… Read More

BBVA Launches New Match-Making Services For Fintech Startups

BBVA announced last week the launch of its new match-making platform that’s specifically for fintech startups. Through the network, startups are now able to get in touch indirectly with the bank’s business units and offer technical solutions. “In an increasing competitive market, both the startup… Read More

Plug and Play Announcement: Nearly 160 Startups Selected into Final Accelerator Batch of the Year

Global accelerator program Plug and Play announced last week it has selected 158 startups to participate in its Winter 2018 batches. According to Plug and Play, the selected startups will take part in one of the following programs: Energy & Sustainability, Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech,… Read More

Blockchain Application Developer Aave Launches New Venture Program to Supper Technology Startups

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Aave, a Switzerland-based tech company which specializes in the development of decentralized and hybrid blockchain applications, today announced the launch of Aave Venture. According to Aave, the new venture will invest in projects to help startups implement innovative ideas in their respective industries. The company… Read More

Plug and Play China Celebrates Third Anniversary

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Monday it recently celebrated the third anniversary of its Plug and Play China program. The organization reported that the program has invested in over 200 startups and accelerated more than 500 startups across a total of eight… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Embroker Launches Fully Digital Directors & Officers Insurance Policy

Embroker, a modern business insurance platform designed to improve how companies of all sizes buy and manage insurance coverage, announced on Wednesday the launch of its fully digital directors and officers (D&O) insurance policy, specifically designed for venture capital (VC) backed tech startups. Embroker reported that the… Read More

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

U.S. Fintech Brex Debuts Corporate Card For Startups

On Tuesday, U.S. fintech Brex announced the launch of its new corporate card that’s specifically designed to help startups qualify based on funding rather than credit history. This news comes just after Brex completed its Series B funding round, bringing its total funding to $57… Read More

UK Government Announces New “Startup Visa” Initiative

On Wednesday, the UK government announced a new initiative that will allow those who want to start a business in the country to apply for a new “startup” visa. According to government officials, this new route, which was announced during London Tech Week, will widen… Read More

Orange Digital Ventures Collaborates With Google For Startup Financing

Orange announced on Thursday it has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group’s corporate venture fund, to join forces in financing the best start-ups. According to Orange, through this partnership, Google will leverage ODV’s sourcing of start-ups to explore opportunities for co-investments… Read More

Crowdcube Funded Club Members Featured in Startups 100 Best Businesses of 2018

On Tuesday, Crowdcube announced Funded Club members, Azoomee, Floom, Tutorful, NovelTea, PlanSnap, The Vurger Co., Thyngs, Kokoon, and Mindful Chef were featured in Startups 100 Best Businesses of 2018 list. According to the UK equity crowdfunding platform, Startups 100 is a long-running index of the “best” new… Read More

Fintech Firm Flywire Teams Up With SP Jain For New Student-Led Singapore-Based Startups Competition

Flywire, a fintech firm that provides global payment and receivable solutions for education, healthcare, and commercial enterprises, announced this week it has partnered with SP Jain School of Global Management to launch a startup competition, the Flywire Challenge, to power a new generation of transformative entrepreneurship in Singapore and the APAC… Read More

Entrée Capital Ventures Closes $80 Million Israel Focused Early Stage Fund

On Thursday, international venture capital firm Entrée Capital announced the closing of its second Israeli focused early stage fund with aggregate capital commitments of $80 million. Entrée stated this fund follows the success of its previous Israeli fund that invested in early-stage Israeli startups such… Read More

BMO Harris Bank Teams Up With 1871 For Second Annual Innovation Program

BMO Harris Bank announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with 1871 for the second annual Innovation Program. According to the bank, the startups accepted into the program will receive mentoring from the BMO Harris team, as well as access to the 1871 space and… Read More

Morgan Stanley to Host Inaugural Canada Technology Startup Day in Montreal

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced on Thursday it is set to host its inaugural Canada Technology Start-up Day at its Montreal Technology Centre today. The financial giant reported that the invitation-only event is providing some of Canada’s most promising emerging technology companies with the opportunity for… Read More

Pan African Bank Ecobank Opens Applications for Second Annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge

Pan African bank Ecobank announced earlier this week it is seeking fintech solution startups to apply for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge. According to the bank, more than 850 applied for the competition during its first challenge last year. Entrepreneurs, startups, and developers who are… Read More

Plug and Play Accepts 156 Startups Into Eight Programs

Plug and Play announced on Thursday the 156 startups accepted into eight of its programs. These programs will run from April through June and include Energy & Sustainability, Enterprise 2.0, Health & Wellness, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate, and Travel & Hospitality. The organization… Read More

Plug and Play Welcomes 111 Startups for 2018 First Batches

  On Thursday, Plug and Play announced it welcomed 111 startups into six of its accelerator programs. The programs will notably run from March through May and include Brand & Retail, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Food & Beverage, New Materials & Packaging, and Supply Chain & Logistics Plug and… Read More

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