Blockchain/Bitcoin

IMF: Nations Need to Consider a Central Bank Backed Cryptocurrency

During her speech at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018, Christine Largarde, IMF’s Managing Director expressed the need for states to consider the possibility to issue digital currency, adding that there may be a role for the state to supply money to

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Philippines: 4 Fintech, Blockchain Events for November 2018 to January 2019

Here are selected Fintech and Blockchain Events in the Philippines for November to December 2018. If an important event is missing, send us an Email or comment on this post. AGSB Month: Finance Game Changers November 17, 2018 Ateneo Professional

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Razer And Finlab Testing Blockchain Cross-Border Remittance

RazerPay is now collaborating with The Finlab to create a proof-of-concept (POC) to test cross-border remittance using blockchain technology. Since The FinLab is affiliated with UOB as its innovation accelerator, this partnership with RazerPay could be connected with UOB and

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GTR Ventures Signed 3 Separate Fintech Deals at Singapore Fintech Festival

GTR Ventures, an investment and venture-building platform that specialises in trade and supply chain has announced three new deals with Lucidity, iLoan, and RM-Tech, each a company hailing from a different Asian region. These three investments for GTR Ventures represents

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Swiss Blockchain VC Enters Singapore to Capitalise on an SG$ 22.09 Bil Opportunity

Singapore will be receiving a Swiss accelerator and venture capital firm soon, as Blockchain Valley Ventures has decided that our island nation is their next stop, set for operations sometime in 2019. With SGInnovate as a key partner in Singapore,

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MAS Completes Another Project Ubin Blockchain Trial with SGX

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have developed Delivery versus Payment (DvP) capabilities, its built for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms. The hope is that this will help simplify post-trade processes and further

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Rate3 Bridges Enterprises with Blockchain’s Benefits Through Asset Tokenization

Rate3 envisions a future where all forms of assets – including money, stocks, real estate, intellectual property and even an individual’s time – are interchanged seamlessly between application users of various public blockchains. Over the past few decades, global economic

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16 Innovative Swiss Companies You’ll Meet at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

One wouldn’t usually associate Switzerland and Singapore in the realms of fintech, but both worlds are colliding at the Singapore Fintech Festival. From 12th-14th November 2018, the Swiss Pavilion in the Singapore Fintech Festival this year will be hosting a

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6 Proudly Singaporean Companies in KPMG’s Fintech100 This Year

The 5th iteration of KPMG’s annual Fintech 100 list has come out recently, in a bid to highlight dynamic fintechs from around the world that are doing something right in the financial services industry, be it digital payments, lending, insurtech,

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Betting On Blockchain In A Decentralised World

Blockchain technology can help people, companies and governments carry out a variety of tasks such as banking more efficiently and securely. However, several key issues need to be addressed, including its ease of use. These were the views of experts

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