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2 Fintech Startups Made it Into the Rakuten-Techstars Accelerator in Singapore

Rakuten and Techstars revealed the 10 startups selected to join the high-profile Rakuten Accelerator, powered by Techstars, in Singapore. Selected based on their ability to shape the future of “Messaging as a Platform” for new technologies, the 10 startups will undergo

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Rakuten Announces Accelerator Program, Powered by Techstars

Rakuten, a global innovation leader headquartered in Tokyo, and Techstars, a worldwide network aimed at helping entrepreneurs succeed, announced today the launch of Rakuten Accelerator powered by Techstars. The three-month mentorship-driven Rakuten Accelerator is aimed at providing innovative startup companies

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The Uptake of Blockchain Technology

Ever heard of Bitcoin? It’s a digital currency that has been sending shockwaves through the financial investment markets ever since it was launched in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto. The concept, to many, is difficult to understand, but its rise in

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