Blockchain/Bitcoin

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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BlockShow Asia Blockchain Week: What and Who to Expect

BlockShow Asia is returning this year for a week-long event part of the Asia Blockchain Week centered around blockchain and cryptocurrency. The event, taking place between November 27 and December 1, 2018, promises to gather some of the industry’s most

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Japan’s Banks Elect Fujitsu to Build Their Blockchain for Interbank Settlements

Last year, a consortium of 61 Japanese banks banded together to test domestic fund transfers using digital currencies in hopes of gaining a low-cost alternative to traditional money transfers. At the time, the consortium tossed around the idea of using

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Indonesia Warms up to Blockchain

Following in the steps of international counterparts, Indonesia is setting its sights on blockchain as an enabler of increased efficiency and greater transparency with applications currently being explored in areas and industries that include e-voting and agriculture. Melbourne-based startup Horizon

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2 Disturbing Trends That Force Us to Consider: Are ICOs A Failure?

As of the first half of 2018, 86% of the leading initial coin offerings (ICOs) that listed on a cryptocurrency exchange in 2017 are below their initial listing price and a portfolio of these ICOs is down by 66% since

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Singaporeans Will Receive Their Visa-Enabled Crypto.com Cards Soon

Crypto.com announced that it has begun shipping MCO Visa Cards to customers in Singapore. The MCO Visa Card enables users to spend their cryptocurrencies anywhere that Visa is accepted. Reportedly, it already has more than 190,000 app downloads and 93,000

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