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India, ADB Sign $23m Deal for Fintech Institute in Gujarat

The Central Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have inked a pivotal loan agreement valued at $23 million as part of efforts to bolster the country’s fintech ecosystem. This landmark deal was signed at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT-City), setting the… Read More

Asia Development Bank (ADB) to Support Fintech Development in Gujarat, India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced recently that it approved a $23 million loan to enhance access “to quality fintech education, research, and innovation at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) in India.” As stated in a blog post, GIFT is a state-owned enterprise… Read More

ADB Approves $300m Loan to Boost Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines government in creating a stronger institutional and policy environment to help expand Filipinos’ access to financial services, particularly the vulnerable segment of the population, and to promote economic growth…. Read More

ADB Approves $500m Loan for Indonesia’s Development Agenda, Reforms

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan to bolster Indonesia’s progressive endeavors in streamlining investment climates, fortifying trade, and advancing enterprises. The approval is an extension of the Competitiveness, Industrial Modernization, and Trade Acceleration Program (CITA), following the success of its… Read More

Asia Digital Bank, Recipient of Digital Banking License by Labuan Financial Services Authority, Partners with Bianjie, IRISnet’s Core Team

Asia Digital Bank Ltd. (Labuan Investment Bank), the first recipient of the Digital Banking license issued by Labuan Financial Services Authority in Malaysia and an international digital asset operator, announced a partnership with Bianjie, which is IRISnet’s Core team, and a Cosmos Core Contributor since… Read More

HSBC and Temasek to Support Sustainable Infrastructure Initiatives in Asia

HSBC and Temasek revealed that they’ve formed a partnership in order to launch a $150 million debt financing platform that’s aimed at supporting sustainable infrastructure initiatives with a special focus on Southeast Asia. This project is reportedly a part of efforts to address climate change… Read More

$50M Risk-Sharing Agreement to Support Microfinance Signed by ADB and BlueOrchard

BlueOrchard Finance, a Switzerland-based impact investment manager, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have entered a $50 million risk-sharing agreement for microfinance coverage in ADB’s developing member countries (DMCs). The firm is reportedly the first impact investment manager to work closely with the ADB’s microfinance… Read More

Asian Development Bank Launches ADB Ventures to Support Initiatives for Achieving UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched the ADB Ventures platform in order to channel investments and extend support to Asian firms that are creating platforms for achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ADB’s investment fund is taking contributions from several different partners… Read More

China Establishes Asia Fintech Fund of Funds to Focus on M&A

China’s Global Times has reported that the country established a foundation focused on financial and technology mergers and acquisitions throughout Asia.  Asia Fintech Fund of Funds (FOF) is based in Beijing and has 10 billion yuan (approximately $1.44 billion) in funding. Asia Fintech is the second… Read More

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