You are here: / / Aiming to disrupt building construction, Autodesk invests $1.15 billion in two startups Aiming to disrupt building construction, Autodesk invests $1.15 billion in two startups December 27, 2018 by Autodesk’s fast-paced acquisitions, totaling more than $1.1 billion dollars, of BuildingConnected and PlanGrid portend the company’s strong...
Fintech adoption continues to grow and disrupt traditional banking models. What lies in store in Southeast Asia over the coming 12 months? By John Pennington In the Asia-Pacific region, the fintech market is projected to reach US$72 billion by 2020. In Southeast Asia, the market is growing quicker in some countries...
  Big tech companies are pouring tens of billions of dollars into research on artificial intelligence (AI). Can small startups hope to enter AI markets and compete effectively? A recent survey we did of commercial AI startups provides some intriguing insights into how they work, and how and where they compete...
Chinese Fintech Incubation Zone Officially Begins Operations in Guangdong Province Введи промокод FW7FRUX при покупке и получи скидку 5 евро The Chinese fintech incubation zone located in the Guangdong province has officially started its operations, Chinese news outlet Chinese Software Developer Network (CSDN) reports Dec. 21. According to the article, the...
The Open Vault, the FinTech and Innovation unit of OCBC Bank has been officially unveiled in Malaysia. Back in its home ground, its Singaporean counterpart has been known to launch several initiatives such as their mortgage loan chatbot EMMA, a dedicated unit for Artificial Intelligence and robo-investment services. It is unclear...
While the benefits of fintech are being seen at increasing scale for consumers in the US, Europe and China, adoption among corporates is less emphatic. A recent paper from Wharton Business School highlights what many see as an ongoing challenge – the struggle between existing bank partners and new,...
Gold Coast Innovation Hub to open landing pad for student startups The Gold Coast Innovation Hub in Robina is set to open a Student Startup Landing Pad, providing space and resources for entrepreneurs to continue working on their startups after taking part in a school or university program. To launch in...
A platform to keep track of elderly relatives, passive solar greenhouses for micro greens, and a contractor payment system are among the 12 ideas picked for Stockland’s six month accelerator program for community-minded startups. Through the new BlueChilli-powered program, the property developer is offering $38,000 in upfront investment and as much...
We all know about the Blockchain technology as the underlying invention of the most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a groundbreaking invention that took the world by surprise. A single Bitcoin was initially valued at $0.08, and somehow that price has reached its peak at $17,900 in December 2017. However, we’re...
Urban-X, a startup incubator backed by the automaker Mini, announced its fifth group of businesses Wednesday, featuring seven companies developing tech-based solutions to mobility, energy consumption, commerce and other concerns of modern cities. The companies will each receive a $100,000 investment from Mini to develop their platforms, and will go...