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Standard Chartered’s VC Arm Participated in AI Firm’s US$40 Million Round

Digital Reasoning, today announced a strategic investment from SC Ventures, the innovation, ventures and fintech investments unit of Standard Chartered Bank, bringing its Series D-1 funding round total to $40 million. In addition to this investment, Digital Reasoning will partner

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Meet the 8 Startups Selected for Singapore’s Government Backed Blockchain Accelerator

Tribe Accelerator, a blockchain accelerator backed by Enterprise Singapore, announced the onboarding of new partners to its program. Despite having launched only last year Tribe Accelerator has already garnered the support of multiple government and corporate partners, including AXA, BMW

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HyperCapital Announces Plans To Build The World’s Strongest Blockchain Community Alliance and Ecosystem

The Hyper Capital Community Meetup was held successfully in Hong Kong on September 16 at The Kimberley Hotel. The event saw a strong crowd of 300 key leaders of the Hyper Capital community and was graced by early bitcoin investor,

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Lazada Philippines Teams up with AsiaKredit to Offer Shoppers Installment Plans

Asia Kredit announced today a partnership with Lazada Philippines which will enable Lazada shoppers to purchase and apply for monthly payment installments on the Lazada Platform through AsiaKredit’s eShopaLoan. Filipino consumers will now have the option of paying for purchases

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Nearly 300 Arrested in Philippines for Alleged Crypto Investment Scam

227 Chinese nationals were arrested in Pasig City, Philippines, on suspicion of running a crypto investment scam targetting would be investor back in China. This was according to local media, The Inquirer. The 227 Chinese nationals all had Cagayan Economic

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Indonesian P2P Lending Firm PinjamWinWin Secures Funding from SOSV MOX

PinjamWinWin, a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending fintech company, today announces that it has raised funding from SOSV. The P2P lending firms claims to have successfully disbursed over US$9 million in loans, PinjamWinWin aims to continue providing the 185 million unbanked Indonesians

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Crypto Deals on The Rise in Asia Pacific

Year 2019 has witnessed a major shift in crypto-related fundraising and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. While in 2018, the majority of crypto deals took place in the Americas, this year, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia

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Sopnendu, Singapore’s Chief Fintech Officer Appointed as a Fintech Advisor to an Indian State

The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Chief Fintech Officer Sopnendu Mohanty was appointed a digital and fintech advisor to India’s Odisha state, a recent report by Times of India confirms. In his role as an advisor, Odisha-born Sopnendu will enjoy the

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Wowoo Exchange Announces Official Launch of Digital Assets Trading Platform

Singapore-based Wowoo Exchange today announced the official launch of its digital assets trading platform. With an initial focus on the local market, Wowoo Exchange allows users to deposit and withdraw in Singapore dollars to trade cryptocurrency. At the start, three

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Tradeteq’s Credit Scoring System Goes Live on Singapore’s National Trade Platform

Tradeteq, the technology provider for the global trade finance market, has launched its machine-learning driven credit scoring system for institutions using Singapore’s National Trade Platform (NTP). The NTP is a digitalised national trade information management platform backed by the Singaporean

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