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Most Are Still Afraid to Invest in Crypto Despite Increased Awareness, OECD Survey Shows

Despite awareness of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) being high and interest in investing in this new asset class being strong, ownership of cryptocurrencies and tokens issued through ICOs is still low in Southeast Asia, according to a research

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OVO and Bareksa Partner to Enable Investments for All Indonesians

Ovo, one of Indonesia’s leading digital payment and digital financial services platform kicks off its collaboration with Bareksa, an integrated online mutual fund marketplace. From early February onwards, OVO users can purchase mutual funds through the Bareksa platform seamlessly. Jason

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Singapore Ranks First in the World in Digital Readiness

Singapore has been named the world’s top nation in terms of digital adoption and which showcases the most favorable environment for digitalization, according to Cisco’s annual Digital Readiness Index. The index, which measures digital readiness of countries based on seven

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6 Agri-Fintech Startups in Asia to Follow in 2020

Agritech, which refers to the use of technology and technological innovation to improve the efficiency and output of agriculture, is poised to have a major impact across the world, and most particularly emerging markets. Agritech covers a wide and varied

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Who Should Use Outsourcing Services in 2020?

Outsourcing in online technologies, as a common phenomenon for business, appeared 10-15 years ago and today it is difficult to find a head of a large company who would at least once not think about delegating some of the areas

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Grab Moves into Robo-Advisory with Acquisition of Bento

Grab today announced the acquisition of Bento a Singapore-based robo-advisory start-up for an undisclosed sum, that will allow Grab to offer retail wealth management solutions to users, driver-partners and merchant-partners, via the Grab app. With the acquisition, Bento will be

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DLT-Based Capital Markets Platform iSTOX Graduates MAS’ Sandbox

ICHX the operator of the iSTOX announced that it has been approved by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) as a recognised market operator and capital markets services licensee. According to their press statement, this makes iSTOX the first capital markets

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CIMB Picks Jumio’s Digital Onboarding Solution for its Digital-Only Bank in Philippines

CIMB’s digital-only banking arm in the Philippines and Jumio announced today the bank has picked the end-to-end identity verification provider to power its digital onboarding. According to their press statement, CIMB Bank PH’s mobile app integrates Jumio’s AI-driven identity verification

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