Blockchain/Bitcoin

Top-5 Countries to Setup Fintech & Blockchain Startups

While the coherent regulation of blockchain and fintech industry is yet to be developed, fintech startups find themselves navigating through regulatory jungles of various dos and don’ts when formulating their business models. Recent actions and statements of most state regulators

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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South Korea: Regulation on Crypto Exchanges Becomes “Urgent”

After several hacks for the past few months and an audit from the Korean Blockchain Association (KBA) conducted at the beginning of July, the Korean Financial Services Commission urges local legislators to intervene as soon as possible. “Exchanges are not

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Commonwealth Bank Completes New Blockchain-Enabled Global Trade Experiment

Seventeen tonnes of almonds have successfully been shipped and tracked from Sunraysia in Victoria, Australia, to Hamburg in Germany in a blockchain-based collaboration between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain companies. Commonwealth Bank demonstrated a new blockchain

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PH Firm Regent Blockchain Closes $4M Deal and Got Acquired

Philippine company Regent Blockchain Group, Ltd., has raised up to $4 million in a joint venture deal with US-based diversified holding company PHI Group, Inc. The JV firm to be created will engage in offshore financial center and blockchain businesses,

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Singapore Airlines Launches Rumoured Blockchain-Based Digital Wallet, KrisPay

After rumours abound, and the launch of e-wallet BigPay by Air Asia from across the Causeway, Singapore Airlines has finally made their own e-wallet app available for download on iTunes. The KrisPay platform was intended to digitalise the KrisFlyer frequent flyer

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GeTS Launches Open Trade Blockchain to Join China’s Belt Road Initiative

An Open Trade Blockchain (OTB), was just launched in Singapore—the region’s first cross-border blockchain platform that is intended to align with China’s Belt Road Initiative. The Belt Road Initiative is China’s ambitious bid to become more technologically interconnected with the

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Oracle Allows Enterprises to Build Blockchain Applications with New Cloud Service

Oracle, a software provider for enterprises mainly known for its cloud-based services, continues the process of bringing blockchain out of cryptocurrency and now offers it to businesses to, in part, secure transactions, and track goods through global supply chains. Oracle

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How Blockchain.io Takes On Investors’ Worst Crypto Dilemma

Introducing Your Gateway To The Internet Of Value: It is safe to say now that Bitcoin and the Blockchain technology are here to stay. It is very likely that in the near future we will heavily rely on them to

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Blockchain to Improve Trade Finance

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry that is hampered by challenges such poor customer experience, increasing cost pressure and substantial regulatory burden. With its manual, cumbersome

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