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GAFA and Banking: The Next Battleground?

I got my first iPod in 2002 — it was my first Apple product. I had had a Sony Walkman for a long time and had recently moved on to their MiniDisc player, but the iPod was so much better.

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The Blockchain SPIRIT Hackathon: Searching For The Next Blockchain Superstar

To identify Singapore’s most promising young talents within the blockchain space, Singapore-based cryptocurrency wallet platform Coinhako collaborated with the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) SPIRIT Research Centre to organise the inaugural The Blockchain SPIRIT Hackathon competition. The highly successful event saw

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German Accelerator Southeast Asia and Entreprise Singapore Collaboration

German Accelerator Southeast Asia (GASEA) is collaborating with Enterprise Singapore to build a two-way partnership that will facilitate the launchpad for statups, including fintechs, in both these countries. This builds on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by both parties at

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Asian Blockchain Based Social Media Platform Runs Hackathon in Israel

Blockchain-based social media startup Foresting, have announced that they’ve formed a strategic business agreement (MOU) with Israeli video sharing platform, Viewo. As well as enjoying a shared knowledge pool and more progression, the two companies will be hosting a Foresting

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5 Cool Upcoming Unconferences and BarCamps in Asia

An unconference is a participant-driven meeting, structured and led by the people attending it. Instead of passive listening, attendees and organizers are encouraged to present or facilitate a session or otherwise contribute to the event, becoming active participants. At an

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B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu Secures Series A Funding

Bambu, aglobal provider of robo-advisory technology, announced it has completed a USD 3 million Series A funding led by Franklin Templeton Investments, with Singapore family office Octava and prominent Japanese Fintech investor Mamoru Taniya also joining the round. The year

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Blockchain Startup Pundi X Hires Former Microsoft and Ethereum Veteran

Pundi X has announced its new chief legal counsel, David Ben Kay, a lawyer to leading Asian technology companies and blockchain startups with over three decades of experience. David is a specialist in international intellectual property and investment law and

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CX Leaders Maximising their Customer Experience ROI at Asia’s Largest CX Event

Asia’s competitive landscape is growing, and organisations across the region are using the latest technological advancements to enhance their customer experience strategy and differentiate themselves from the crowd. AI-powered CX, personalised experiences and innovative journeys are the three areas senior

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CoinDeal Sponsors an English Football Team in the Premier League

There is hot news about the first cooperation of it’s kind – the crypto-based CoinDeal exchange, founded by Adam Bicz, Kajetan Maćkowiak and Filip Dzierżak from Wroclaw, became the official sponsor of the Wolverhampton Wanderers team, which this year, after

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Singapore Airlines Partners Plug And Play To Promote Innovation Via Startups

Singapore Airlines  announced  a partnership with Plug and Play, a startup innovation platform based in Silicon Valley, to further promote creativity and innovation within the airline industry using digital solutions. Plug and Play’s Travel & Hospitality programme launched in 2016

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