The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2015-10-29T00:20:00Z Venturetec Group Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Delivering SAP Innovation Management Service to Businesses Throughout Australia & New Zealand 2015-10-29T00:20:00Z -255 Melbourne, Australia — 29th October 2015 — Venturetec Group (Venturetec) today announced it has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program, through which it will resell the SAP Innovation Management service to companies in the ANZ region.  SAP Innovation Management helps companies foster innovation, capture it, and rapidly convert it into industry-leading, value-generating initiatives.  Venturetec now provides a complete solution that encompasses all facets required for successful implementation, including SAP Innovation Management software licensing, and innovation advisory and implementation services including innovation process design. Venturetec designs and manages innovation processes to operationalize innovation in the enterprise; combining innovation expertise with in-depth knowledge of the SAP Innovation Management service to establish a central platform for innovation management within the enterprise.  “Innovation is a strategic imperative for companies across all industry sectors and we’re very pleased to bring the SAP Innovation Management service to customers across Australia & New Zealand”, said Trey Zagante, Founder & Managing Partner of Venturetec.  “We’ve been working closely with our partners at SAP to design new use cases for the SAP Innovation Management service, aligned to our Enterprise Innovation Model which delivers customers an enterprise-wide view of their innovation investment allocation and return on innovation investment”. Jointly, SAP and Venturetec are educating customers on the benefits of establishing an Innovation Office to help companies to achieve their objectives of improved growth by turning ideas into concepts faster, bridging innovation silos across functions, business units, and geographies, and encouraging employees to participate in the ideation process. About Venturetec Venturetec is an Asia Pacific based investment and advisory firm operating across Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.  Venturetec is the only venture fund and accelerator program that invests exclusively in early-stage enterprise technology startups in Asia Pacific and is an SAP Startup Focus program partner supporting SAP HANA startups.  Venturetec provides corporate innovation and venturing advisory services to large enterprise and government clients across the region, advising on enterprise innovation strategy, innovation management, corporate venturing and adoption of lean startup methods. www.venturetecgroup.com For more information, press only: Venturetec:contact@venturetecgroup.com   SAP and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP SE in Germany and other countries. Please see http://www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx#trademark for additional trademark information and notices.All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies. Venturetec Announced as a Sponsor for Citi Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific 2015 2015-08-28T09:39:36Z venturetec-announced-as-a-sponsor-for-citi-mobile-challenge-asia-pacific-2015 Sydney — Venturetec today announced it will help sponsor the Citi® Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific.  Citi Mobile Challenge is a virtual competition that invites developers from around the world to present innovative solutions based on Citi’s digital platform. Registration for the Challenge is open through September 2, and selected participants will demonstrate their concepts at events in Bangalore, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney.  Finalists compete for an opportunity to take their technologies into production with Citi’s support, plus a share of USD $100,000 in cash awards and a suite of services from Citi Mobile Challenge sponsors. Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific follows successful launches in EMEA earlier this year and in Latin America and the U.S. in 2014. Across the three programs, Citi received nearly 2,000 submissions from more than 100 countries and hosted events in Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Silicon Valley, New York, Miami, Nairobi, Jerusalem, Warsaw and London. Citi is currently working with several top innovations from previous Challenges to launch pilot solutions for consumer and business clients in various markets. “Citi continues to demonstrate its innovation leadership and support of FinTech ecosystems globally, and Venturetec is proud to be associated with this initiative,” said Trey Zagante, Founder & Managing Partner of Venturetec.  “The Citi Mobile Challenge is an exciting opportunity for FinTech startups in Asia Pacific and we encourage them to enter the competition for the opportunity to showcase their solutions on a global scale.” “Citi is excited to team up with Venturetec and other leading technology firms to deliver more value to developers through Citi Mobile Challenge and fuel digital progress in the industry,” said Jorge Ruiz, Digital Acceleration Global Program Head. “Through Citi’s Digital Acceleration initiative and collaboration with leading companies we are building a unique global FinTech ecosystem.” For more information about Citi Mobile Challenge, visit www.citimobilechallenge.com and follow along on social media: #CitiMobileChallenge. About Venturetec Venturetec is an Asia Pacific based investment and advisory firm operating across Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.  Venturetec is the only seed fund and accelerator program that invests exclusively in early-stage enterprise technology startups in Asia Pacific.  Venturetec also provides corporate innovation and venturing advisory services to large enterprise and government clients across the region. Media Contacts:Venturetec: contact@venturetecgroup.com and www.venturetecaccelerator.com Citi: Deirdre Leahy, deirdre.leahy@citi.com and +1 (212) 559-3296Citi: James Griffiths james.a.griffiths@citi.com  (852) 2868 7668 © Citigroup Inc.  Citi and Citi with Arc Design are registered service marks of Citigroup Inc.