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More than 400 Blockchain or DLT Developers Now Working on 13 New ICON Foundation Projects

BlockArrow Capital, an alternative asset fund focused on investing in the blockchain sector, reveals that there are 463 blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) focused developers that have created 13 new ICON Foundation projects for the ICON ecosystem. The projects have been developed thanks to… Read More

South Korea’s Regulators to Look into Security of Fintech Apps after Unauthorized Payments Made via Viva Republica’s Toss Platform

South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), a financial regulator that examines and supervises financial institutions under the oversight of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), is reportedly planning to look into the security of various Fintech platforms, due to unauthorized payments being conducted via Toss. Toss… Read More

South Korea’s $100 Million K-Growth Fintech Innovation Fund to Provide Funding to Blockchain Project, ICONLOOP

ICONLOOP, ICON’s technical partner, has reportedly been chosen to receive funding from K-Growth’s $100 million Fintech Innovation Fund. Markus Jun, founder and CEO of ICON’s Accelerator Partner and Seoul Launchpad of ICXStation, HyperConnector (online accelerator for the ICON ecosystem), noted via Twitter that one of… Read More

Viva Republic, Manager of Largest South Korean Fintech Firm, Toss, Plans to Secure $200 Million in Additional Funding

Viva Republica Ltd., a company that manages Toss, one of the largest South Korean Fintech firms, is reportedly planning to secure around $200 million in additional funding from investors. This, after acquiring $64 million in August 2019. The company says the funds will be used… Read More

South Korea’s Largest Digital Asset Exchange Bithumb Might Invest $8 Million in Country’s Regulatory Free Zone

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest digital asset exchange, might invest over $8 million into the nation’s regulatory sandbox program and ecosystem. Through its subsidiary GCX Alliance, Bithumb’s management has shown intent to invest up to 10 billion Korean won (appr. $8 million) into Korea’s regulatory free… Read More

Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies Now Offering MBA Programs Dedicated to Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology

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Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies, often known as Assist, reportedly announced on Friday it is now offering an MBA program that is dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. According to Bitcoin News, the school described this new course as a master’s degree program… Read More

BrewDog Continues Expansion: Opens New Location in Seoul’s Itaewon Region

Scottish crowdfunded brewery BrewDog announced earlier this week it has continued its global expansion with the launch of its first bar in Seoul, South Korea. According to the brewery, this new bar is located in the Itaewon region of the city. BrewDog reported that the Itaewon bar will… Read More

Singapore-Korea Fintech Collaboration: Marvelstone Group & Seoul Metropolitan Sign MOU

  Marvelstone Group, the creators of LATTICE80 in Singapore, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Seoul Metropolitan Government to partner on Fintech. Earlier today, a signing event took place at LATTICE80 where representatives of Marvelstone Group joined with representatives from South Korea… Read More

Brief: UK Fintech Firm XNTree Branches Out, Will Open Accelerator in Seoul this September

British fintech company XNTree, member of the European fintech accelerator Level39, will set up shop in Seoul’s Yeouido financial district, according to Pulse. A celebration of the announcement coincided with the Seoul Global Fintech Demo Day event on 19 June.  XNTree and Maekyung Media Group have partnered to support Korean… Read More

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