Blockchain/Bitcoin

4 Swiss Wealthtech Rockstars That Will Rock Blockchain in Singapore

Switzerland, which enjoys an international reputation as a reliable and innovative financial center, has emerged as a hotbed for fintech innovation in recent years. Today, innovative solutions from Swiss companies are in high demand in Singapore as Switzerland continues to

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What SGX Expects of Listed Companies Conducting an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

SGX recently provided clarifications for public listed companies seeking to raise ICOs. An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an offer of digital tokens or coins to investors which are paid for either with fiat currencies or other crypto-currencies. Given that

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Ping An Group Brings Their SME Tech Solution, OneConnect to Singapore

Ping An, a well-known China-based insurance group officially launches OneConnect in Singapore this month, a SaaS platform providing higher-tier tech to SMES, in the fields of blockchain and a few AI innovations like facial recognition, cloud platforms, biometrics, voice print,

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The Future of Cross-Border Transfers Could Be Central Bank-Backed Digital Currency

As we slowly but surely move towards a global village into a reality, the overall value of cross-border payments is also expected to rise by 5.5% yearly, increasing from US$22 trillion in 2016 to US$30 trillion in 2022. Yet, according

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Thailand Accelerates Blockchain Adoption

Thailand has set out to become a major regional center for blockchain, thanks in large part to the government which has instigated several initiatives to facilitate the growth of the local blockchain ecosystem and implement the technology in areas such

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Blockchain Needs a Super-Connector to Live up to Its $1.1 Trillion Trade Finance Promise

Blockchain has the potential to radically transform trade finance by erasing current bottlenecks and streamlining international trade transactions. The technology could potential increase global trade volumes by US$1.1 trillion by 2026, from the current base of US$16 trillion, according to

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Ripple Secures Their First Malaysian Bank Partnership with CIMB

CIMB Group and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple’s network RippleNet, which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members

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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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