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Singaporean Fintech #dltledgers Secures S$8.5 Million in Series B Fundraise

Singapore-based fintech firm #dltledgers announced that it has raised S$8.5 million in a Series B funding round to fuel its North American expansion plans. According to #dltledgers, the recent fundraise has pushed its valuation to S$100 million, up from S$46

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Kaspersky Report: Crypto Collapse Could Lead to Increased DDoS Activity

Recent projects failure and crash in the cryptocurrency market, including the Terra/Luna debacle, have pushed crypto prices further down and triggered an increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. As crypto markets continue to plunge and show no sign of recovery,

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Huawei Connect 2022 Kicks off Its Global Tour in Bangkok

Huawei’s 7th annual flagship event HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 kicked off yesterday in Bangkok with the theme “Unleash Digital”, gathering over 10,000 ICT industry leaders, experts, and partners from around the world. The three-day conference in Bangkok is the first stop

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Despite Soaring Funding and Valuations, Indian Fintechs Struggle to Turn a Profit

India’s fintech industry has grown as a rapid pace over the past years, and stands today as the world’s third largest fintech startup hub. Locally, fintech companies raised a staggering US$29 billion in funding in the first seven months of

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MAS Collaborates With India’s IFSCA to Drive Fintech Innovation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and India’s International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has signed a co-operation agreement to facilitate regulatory collaboration and partnership in fintech. Based in Gujarat, IFSCA is a unified authority for the development and regulation

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BNB Chain and Google Cloud Partner to Support Web3 and Blockchain Startups

BNB Chain and Google Cloud have formed a partnership to provide early stage Web3 and blockchain projects with foundational infrastructure, cloud computing credits, mentorship, and enhanced technical support. BNB Chain, a combination of BNB Beacon Chain and BNB Smart Chain,

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B2B Fintech Platform Fazz Raises US$100M Series C Led by Tiger Global

Southeast Asian fintech Fazz — a business account for businesses of all sizes to pay, save and get credit — has raised US$100 million in Series C funding. The US$75 million in equity includes investment from existing investors such as

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WhatsApp Puts Focus on Small Businesses; Bets on Social Commerce and Chat-Based Experiences

Social networking giant Meta Platforms is targeting opportunities related to commerce and payments, leveraging on the popularity of WhatsApp in emerging markets to establish the messaging app as a core communication tool and sales channel for small businesses. This ambition

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Singapore Poised to Become a Wealthtech Powerhouse

Singapore’s wealthtech sector is growing at a fast pace. Amid soaring venture funding and booming adoption of robo-advisors, the city-state is on a path to becoming a leading wealthtech hub in Asia-Pacific (APAC), a new report by KPMG and Endowus,

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Are You Ready for Emerging Fintech Opportunities?

From digital currencies to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), emerging technologies can streamline workflows, supercharge growth and unlock new streams of revenue. Digital transformation is disrupting nearly every industry, and the financial services sphere is no exception: Singapore, specifically, is home to

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