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RISE Founder and CEO Talks about AI for Investing and Their Aim to Issue the Largest STO in Europe

Stefan Tittel, CEO and co-founder of RISE Wealth Technologies is a Serial entrepreneur with an impeccable track record. He has led several* companies throughout their complete business life cycle. He talked to Fintechnews about his company RISE Wealth Technologies, their

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Experian Invests in Yet Another Data Startup in Asia Pacific, Look Who’s Charging

Experian today announced its acquisition of Look Who’s Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. Look Who’s Charging is integrated with

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Singaporean Insurtech Secures License from Labuan

Axinan, a Singapore-based insurtech firm, succesfully secured a combined General and Reinsurance license, issued by Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA) a mid-shore jurisdiction in Malaysia. Labuan FSA is the financial regulator for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, a statutory

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A Map of Vietnam’s Proptech Ecosystem

Proptech is rapidly growing in Vietnam, fuel by the country’s young demographics, tech savvy population and available funding and incentives for tech startups, according to JLL Vietnam, a commercial real estate services firm. In Vietnam, the development of proptech has

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German RISE Wealth Technologies Offers Participation in the Future of Investing

RISE Wealth Technologies’ vision is creating the future of investing to benefit from the tectonic shift in the global trillion-dollar asset management market towards AI. RISE is convinced, that their patent-filed AI machine learning platform will fundamentally change the way

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Indonesian Startup Pundi X to Enable Crypto Payments in Venezuela

Traki, one Venezuela’s largest chain of department stores, announced that it will be implementing XPOS, a point-of-sale device powered by blockchain. Through the XPOS, Traki customers are able to use various cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ether and Pundi X’s own crypto

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Is OCBC Teaming Up with Singtel to Apply for a Virtual Banking License?

Singapore’s second largest bank OCBC and largest mobile network operator Singtel may be joining forces to apply for a virtual banking license, according to a Bloomberg report. In June 2019, Singapore announced that they will be issuing 5 virtual banking

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Asian Development Bank Report Suggests That Blockchain Can Help SMEs Gain Funding

Digital innovation and in particular blockchain technology can increase small business access to finance, according to a new study by Asian Development Bank. In a report, titled Fintech for Asian SMEs, ADB explores how technologies such as distributed ledger technology

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DBS’ Singapore Country Head Appointed to NETS Board

NETS, Singapore’s payment services group, announced that Mr Shee Tse Koon, Singapore Country Head at DBS Bank, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr Shee’s appointment took effect on 13 August 2019. Mr Shee has 25 years of

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World Bank Issues Second Tranche of its Kangaroo Blockchain Bond Via Bond-i

The World Bank has raised an additional AUD 50 million for its Kangaroo bond due August 2020 – the first bond created, allocated, transferred and managed through its life-cycle using distributed ledger (blockchain) technology. The successful tap expands market participation

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