The FinLab has launched its accelerator programme in Thailand while iflix has partnered with telecom service providers in the Philippines and Indonesia for content and distribution.
The FinLab accelerator launches in Thailand
The FinLab, powered by United Overseas Bank (UOB), has launched its accelerator programme in Thailand to support small and medium sized enterprises, according to an announcement.
The launch of the three-month-long ‘Smart Business Transformation Programme’ in Thailand will help participating SMEs refine their business models and adopt digital solutions.
“Through our new programme and with the support from UOB (Thai) and depa, we aim to push innovation boundaries and to forge new partnerships,” said Felix Tan, Managing Director, The FinLab.
Thailand is the first market outside Singapore to offer the business transformation programme. Through its Singapore programme launched in August, FinLab has helped 11 SMEs to deepen their digital capabilities.
iflix partners Globe Telecom, Indonesia’s Telkomsel
iflix, that offers entertainment services for emerging markets, has forged strategic partnerships with Globe Telecom from the Philippines and PT Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel) from Indonesia to expand its offerings on content distribution, according to an announcement.
iflix and Globe Telecom will co-produce a slate of all new original content aimed at Filipino audience. And, Telkomsel subscribers will get access to iflix content at a specific rate. iflix is now available to over one billion consumers throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.