Wework

New age WeWork Labs will not take equity in exchange for mentorship

With the goal of helping early-stage entrepreneurs move into the next stage of their startup journey, WeWork officially launched its ‘Labs’ programme in Singapore today, marking its first foray into Southeast Asia. The programme — which cannot be compared to an accelerator or incubator — is a for-pay programme that does not take any equity and works like a bespoke
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techstars

Bengaluru is Techstars’ top pick for first city-based accelerator in India

Techstars, a global startup incubator network has chosen Bengaluru to be India’s first city-based accelerator programme. It also plans to launch its ecosystem development programmes to other Indian cities which are lagging behind. Techstars plans to invest $120,000 from its $5 million India corpus into Techstars Bangalore Accelerator, which is set to run from end-January to end-April. Out of over 1,000
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HKAILab

First batch of Hong Kong AI Lab accelerator to be launched by Alibaba and SenseTime

As part of the Hong Kong government’s effort to boost innovation in areas including AI, biotech and fintech, e-commerce giant Ali Baba and Hong Kong’s first unicorn SenseTime established The Hong Kong AI Lab in May. It has now picked seven startups that will receive funding under its accelerator program. The AI lab will provide each of the selected startups
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yher Bangladesh: Celebration of Women Changemakers

Build Bangladesh and ygap Australia and have jointly hosted the pitch day event of the first ever female – led flagship accelerator program named yher Bangladesh – Celebration of Women Changemakers on 6th October 2018 at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh. yher Bangladesh, a women exclusive accelerator program, commenced on the 29th of September 2018 for a week-long group training provided
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GP ACC

Why Join An Accelerator Program?

Accelerator programs are now an integral part of the startup ecosystem. They are fellowship programs that help develop and fund startups and corporate internal teams which usually include mentorship and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event. There are a number of reasons why one should join an accelerator program. Discipline and structure One might have a product, idea or prototype
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GP ACC

GPAccelerator Calls for Applications for 3rd Batch

Grameenphone Accelerator has started to receive applications for the 3rd batch of the program. The GPAccelerator program has been designed to help local tech startups build and grow their businesses fast and robustly. SD ASIA continues as the operating partner of the program for the second year. Ambitious tech startups with MVPs can apply through www.grameenphoneaccelerator.com/apply until 4
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