Last Call to Join Zeroth.AI the first AI Accelerator in Asia

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Zeroth.ai is the first accelerator programme for artificial intelligence and machine learning startups across Asia, based out of Hong Kong. Beginning in Nov 7th, 2016, the program will run for 12 weeks, providing financing and access to a global network of AI/ML entrepreneurs, experts, and renowned investors.

Led by Tak Lo, who was the former Director of Techstars London and influential entrepreneur and investor in Asia, Zeroth.ai is proud to announce the joint of seasoned world-class entrepreneurs and investors such as Jaan Tallinn, Co-founder of Skype and the investor of DeepMind, and Thomas Stone, Co-founder of Prediction.io. Zeroth.ai is determined to bring new initiatives and energy to Asia’s AI/ML startup ecosystem.

We asked Tak some questions on why you should be applying to join Zeroth.
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Applications for Swire Properties’ New B2B Accelerator Program ‘Blueprint’ is Now Open for January 2015 Start

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Having just launched their official website for ‘Blueprint,’ the 20,000 square foot and two-floored co-working, accelerator and event space will be based in Cornwall House in TaiKoo Place. Since Swire is a driving force behind many huge commercial and retail property development projects in Hong Kong, it’s exciting news to see them get behind the tech startup community.

As a B2B-focused accelerator, Blueprint sets itself apart from other programs with it’s no-strings attached approach. Although the program offers workspace, mentorship and professional support in the product testing, customer acquisition and fundraising spheres – it does not require any fees or equity in return.

“We are likely the first accelerator programme in Hong Kong that has no strings attached,” said Don Taylor, office director at Swire Properties, in a release. “This project is about injecting a burst of tech-focused creativity and innovation into the already thriving business community at TaiKoo Place. We’re excited to encourage the entrepreneurship culture here in Quarry Bay and to see these startups grow.”

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Venturetec, the First Enterprise Tech-Focused Accelerator for Startups in Asia-Pacific, is Now Accepting Applications

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Following homegrown startup Divide’s recent Google acquisition, we’re convinced that enterprise tech is a space more startups should be paying attention to.

According to startup mentor Trey Zagante, the enterprise tech market is in investment terms, double the size of the more favored consumer tech market and has made up for 80% last year’s largest tech IPOs. Besides mentoring startups in the Melbourne-based Founder Institute and early stage accelerator AngelCube, Trey is also the founder of a newly launched accelerator program called Venturetec.

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