Tag "bitcoin"

5 Unexpected TravelersBox Discoveries for Business

In my previous article, I provided a guide on how to change your spare foreign currency into merchant credits in Changi Airport. In this article, I am providing some unknown insights into Travelersbox that I discovered from their media event

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from February 2017

Read here all the important fintech news around Fintech in Vietnam from January. You can subscribe to the monthly Fintech Vietnam Newsletter here. Fintech Saigon Meetup, March 9th Save the Date: Fintech Startup Investments Firechat with Eddie Thai from 500

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Bitcoin Remittances Book Highlights Growing Traction in Asia

Remittances has long been recognized as one of Bitcoin’s most obvious use cases. Sending money from one Bitcoin wallet to another is about as easy as sending an email. The impact on the 230 million migrants sending $430 billion in

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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 Truth About Bitcoin Remittances

We are about 7 years into Bitcoin and ‘the Blockchain’ now and its time we evaluated where we are in terms of remittances, what works and what doesnt. As a founder of Bitspark we know a thing or two about

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Vietnam To Regulate Digital Currencies / new Bitcoin ATMs

Vietnam is working on a regulatory framework for virtual properties, electronic money and virtual currencies like bitcoin amid concerns of their use in illegal activities. A report by local media outlet VNEconomy says that the government is looking to take

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The History of Money in Cambodia and The Potential of Bitcoin

Cambodia’s monetary history can be traced back to the ancient Khmer times. According to Michael Trané, a specialist in Khmer culture and civilization and former under-secretary at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, “a lot of evidence has been

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Blockchain Tech ‘Pose Certain Risks And Uncertainties,’ Say US Regulators

Although blockchain technology could help improve efficiency and reduce risks associated with trading, clearing, settlement, and custody services, distributed ledger systems “pose certain risks and uncertainties” which market participants and regulators need to monitor, according to a group of US

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Bitcoin Remittance Startup Bitspark Expands Southeast Asia Coverage

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup, has expanded its Southeast Asia coverage, announcing a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Bitspark provides a bitcoin remittance solution and currently serves Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. By signing a

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Top 8 Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto Companies in Singapore

Triggered in August 2014, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative intends to turn the city-state into the world’s first smart nation. This major digital transformation, expected to be fulfilled by 2030, is aimed at turning Singapore into a hyper-connected country where the

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