Posts Tagged ‘opportunities’

Thai Fintech Association, ICORA offer crypto-assets training course

The Thai Fintech Association, together with ICORA Co Ltd, is offering a Crypto Asset Revolution (CAR) course, which will provide participants with a complete understanding and knowledge about investing in crypto assets and ICOs. Thai investors, business owners and professionals from financial institutions have a chance via the new course to learn important and useful […]

PayPal Joins Indonesian Venture Firm to Develop Fintech Startups

PayPal Holdings Inc. is teaming up with Indonesian venture-capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures to back emerging financial technologies that can be developed for Southeast Asia. Under the partnership, Jakarta-based Alpha JWC will contribute as much as $5 million in funding for PayPal Incubator. After being selected by PayPal and Alpha JWC senior executives in Singapore […]

NSW Australia opens applications for fintech trade mission to India

The Government of New South Wales (NSW ) is offering 10 NSW fintech startups the chance to go on an intensive business development program in India from 24–29 June 2018. Based out of Zone Startups in Mumbai, the one-week program will provide an introduction to the India market, facilitate meetings and networking sessions with local […]

WANTED – start-ups for Paypal’s incubation programme

PayPal has launched the PayPal Incubation Programme to help encourage Thailand’s fintech start-up ecosystem to expand throughout the Southeast Asia region. The programme aims to help start-ups get off the ground, access the network of venture capitalists, and solve legal and regulatory issues. PayPal is looking at a wide range of companies within the fintech industry. Read […]

Holt Fintech Accelerator: a new program to unleash fintech startup potential

Holdun has announced the launching of the Holt Fintech Accelerator Program. Aimed globally, the accelerator program will support the next generation of entrepreneur talents operating in the fintech industry. The Holt Accelerator is currently engaged in a global search for the next 400 rising stars in fintech to take part in the program, and it encourages all interested […]

Bezos-Backed Cancer Startup Wants to Raise $1 Billion

Grail Inc., the cancer-detection startup, whose investors include Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and the personal venture fund of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, is seeking to raise about $1 billion to boost growth ahead of its planned initial public offering in Hong Kong.  According to unnamed sources, the company is working with advisers on the new round. A final decision […]

Blockchain Startup Protocol Labs Has Started A $5 Million Research Grant Program

Blockchain developer Protocol Labs has announced request protocols program. The program will attract an initial $5 million for the research initiative. According to the company, each successful bidder will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $200,000. As a start, the firm has already listed several projects on Github page for the interested developers to look into. […]

Chinese Blockchain Industrial Park Opens With $1.6 Bln Partially Govn’t-Backed Fund

A 10 bln yuan (around $1.6 bln) Blockchain innovation fund was announced on April 9, during the opening of the Hangzhou Blockchain Industrial Park in China. The Xiongan Global Blockchain Innovation Fund is financed by the Yuhang District Government. Read more

Introducing Coinbase Ventures

Coinbase has announced the formation of Coinbase Ventures to provide financing to promising early stage companies that have the teams and ideas that can move the space forward in a positive, meaningful way. According to Emilie Choi, Head of Corp & Biz Dev and Biz Ops at Coinbase, the goal of Coinbase Ventures is to help the most […]

Dubai offers springboard for blockchain and AI startups

Dubai is opening new opportunities for start-ups and entrepreneurs to become part of Dubai Government’s Strategy to elevate the city into a global platform for innovation-focused businesses. The Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched the third edition of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition in partnership with Smart Dubai. This […]