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Standard Chartered and SuperCharger return for third cohort in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered

SuperCharger, a fintech accelerator in Asia, has unveiled the opening of applications for its third programme in Hong Kong.

Yes Fintech calls on fintech start-ups worldwide to apply for second cohort

Investment funding

Yes Bank, one of the largest banks in India, us calling for start-ups to apply for the second cohort of its Yes Fintech innovation programme.

Fintech accelerator round-up: 13 September 2017

Business startup icon

Around the world, the calls for start-ups ring loud and clear. Our fintech accelerator round-up features F10, Commerce.Innovated and Huge Thing. F10, a Swiss incubator and accelerator, is calling for applications from start-ups in fintech, regtech, and insurtech for its P2 programme. Applications close on 15 December. The P2 programme will start on 5 March […]

Is this the end of fintech as we know it?

Armands Broks, Twino

In the age of the internet, fintech dominates finance. In the UK, the sector is currently worth £7 billion, employing around 60,000 people with figures set to increase. The industry is definitely awe-inspiring, but as the lines between traditional banking services and fintech blur, fintech could disappear entirely.

InvestCloud brings fintech incubator to London

Investcloud

US-based InvestCloud is going to launch a fintech incubator and accelerator at its European headquarters in Soho, London. Dubbed InvestCloud Innovation Centre, it will enable start-ups and established firms to create wealth management solutions supported by the InvestCloud platform.

Start-ups ProxToMe and Uniken join Wells Fargo’s accelerator programme

Security and authentication   on Wells Fargo's agenda

Wells Fargo has selected two new companies – ProxToMe and Uniken – to join its Wells Fargo Start-up Accelerator.

Ten start-ups power up for FIS fintech accelerator

FIS

FIS and the Arkansas-based entrepreneur support organisation Venture Center have revealed the ten start-ups for their 2017 VC Fintech Accelerator, now in its second year. The 2017 programme received 295 applications from across the US and 39 other countries. The selected companies (all American, bar one) will participate in a 12-week programme designed to accelerate […]

KeyBank and JP Morgan Chase backing Ohio fintech accelerator

Ohio vector seal.

KeyBank, Fifth Third Bank and JP Morgan Chase are funding and backing a new Ohio-based accelerator, Fintech71 – a nod to the cross-state highway I-71 connecting Ohio via its three largest cities, Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. The accelerator will focus on growing entrepreneurial activity in Ohio and offer mentor and partnership options. Finalist teams will […]

Societe Generale calls for Indian fintech start-ups

Société Générale

Societe Generale is calling for Indian start-ups with the launch of Catalyst 2.0 – its accelerator programme to promote innovation. This is its second edition, and Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), an innovation hub of the banking group in India, will run Catalyst 2.0 from May to August 2017. During the ten-week programme, […]

Report: accelerators speed up UK fintech growth

Map of accelerators and incubators UK

We’re travelling at the speed of light, that’s why we’re on a news site. The UK’s fintech scene is chock-full of sweet accelerators and incubators – powering the industry ever onwards. In their 76-page report, “Business incubators and accelerators: the national picture”, the UK Government and innovation foundation Nesta paint a pleasant portrait of energy […]

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