Tag "blockchain"

Blockchain to Improve Trade Finance

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry that is hampered by challenges such poor customer experience, increasing cost pressure and substantial regulatory burden. With its manual, cumbersome

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Philippines: CEZA Issues First Crypto Trade License To HK Firm Quickpay

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), the Philippines’ “fintech city” developer, has issued its first financial technology solutions and offshore virtual currency (FTSOVC) license to Hong Kong-based blockchain solutions firm Golden Millennial Quickpay. CEZA Corporate Board Secretary Catherine Joy Alameda

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Philippines Remittance Market Gets a Booster from Blockchain-Powered Remittance Services

The Philippines’ remittance and international money transfer industry, the third largest globally, is getting a booster from two latest developments in blockchain-backed remittance services. They come from recent business partnerships done by Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group (Ant) and

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Singapore

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value in the last few years. In 2017, Bitcoin rose more than 1,000% and Ethereum grew an astounding 10,000%, and for this reason, a lot of people are getting into cryptocurrency investing and trading. But this

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Interesting Blockchain Startups and Organizations from Indonesia

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have been all the rage in the past years with startups in the space raising more than US$1.3 billion in venture capital so far in 2018. The amount has already surpassed the total raised in 2017

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Blockchain Project Zeepin Targets Creative Industry

Zeepin is a new decentralized platform developed for the global creative industry and the “decentralized sharing new economy community.” Overseen by Chinese organization the Zeepin Foundation, Zeepin is using blockchain technology to solve the many inefficiencies and challenges faced by

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Crypto City Guide Ho Chi Minh City

I spent much of the first half of this year living in Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon) in Vietnam. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of life there and I can heartily recommend it as a place

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Acudeen Completes $35M Digital Token Sale

Philippine fintech startup Acudeen Technologies Inc announced a sold out of its digital coin offering the ACU Token on Sunday, June 10, raising up to $35 million. Held in Singapore, Acudeen’s token sale was a global one and is designed

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

“Nine out of 10 startups fail” is a popular buzz phrase accepted by many as plain and simple truth, while some even say success is 99 per cent failure. For the past few years, Fintech News Network has featured numerous

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 22)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: 21 fintech firms seen to

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