Tag "500 Startups"

Fintech Investors in Singapore

Fintech development in Singapore has been largely driven by the government’s efforts to push adoption and growth. On the regulatory front, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set up the regulatory sandbox framework for financial institutions and companies to test

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Bitcoin Guru A. Antonopoulos Kicks Off Southeast Asian Tour in Cambodia and Vietnam

Andreas M. Antonopoulos, a technologist, serial entrepreneur and one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in the bitcoin space, is about to begin a Southeast Asian tour, starting with Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Antonopoulos

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The Rice Bowl Startup Awards Finale Night 2016 in Manila – GRAB as Startup of The Year

In the search for remarkable startups in ASEAN countries and to recognize the best among the best, winners of eleven categories of The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (ARBSA) 2016 were announced during the Finale Night held at RBL.ION MNL

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The Emergence of Fintech: Where Does Malaysia Stand?

Fintech is a space that we’ve been operating in for the past eight years and a space we have observed for an even longer time. It is truly an exciting space to be in at this day and age. Years

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Vietnam’s Startup Scene In the Spotlight, Gets International Boost

Vietnam’s startup scene is in the limelight as the public and private sectors are multiplying initiatives to promote Vietnamese startups, entrepreneurship and innovation. 2015 was a fruitful year for the young and yet promising Vietnamese startup scene. Last year, the

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CoinPip: Bringing Bitcoin to Southeast Asia

500 Startups-backed CoinPip seeks to disrupt the global remittances market by using bitcoin to facilitate domestic and international money transfers. Similarly to Bitspark and Toast, CoinPip enables low-cost global money transfers by leveraging Bitcoin’s blockchain. Users don’t need to have

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