Tagged: korea

Samsung Pay Nears 5M Users in Six Months, Processed $500M+

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Just days after Kickstarter Alum & Mobile Wallet Provider LoopPay, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that Samsung Pay, the mobile payment service, had reached a global milestone – nearly five million registered users processed over $500 million in its first six months, showing a strong adoption rate… Read More

P2P Lender Dianrong Launches Partnership with Hanwha

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Hanwha, one of the largest conglomerate companies in South Korea, has launched a partnership with Dianrong a leading peer to peer lender in China. The as of yet named entity will open an office in Singapore later this month. Hanwha is a Chaebol that formed an technology… Read More

Dianrong & Hanwha Signs MOU to Begin Global Expansion

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Dianrong, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, and Hanwha S&C announced on earlier this week that that both have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which formalizes the intention of a strategic partnership to pursue a FinTech solution business and other businesses related to internet… Read More

Jibo, Inc. Raises $11M in Series A Extension Financing

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Jibo, Inc., the company behind Indiegogo success family robot, Jibo, has closed $11M in a Series A extension round with strategic investors from Taiwan, Japan, Korea and China. Participating investors include: Acer (Taiwan) – Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company… Read More

Economic Reform Includes Crowdfunding on the List for Korea

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Economic reform is a consistent theme here at CrowdfundInsider. Allowing an environment where efficient allocation of resources can prevail is something all economies should target. Korea, which has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years. Usually spoken about along with the other emerging markets which have… Read More