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GTR Ventures Portfolio Companies, TFM and Incomlend, Partner on Blockchain to Reduce Finance Fraud

Two GTR Ventures portfolio companies have joined to create a blockchain application designed to eliminate invoice financing fraud. The two Fintechs, global invoice discounting platform Incomlend, has adopted Invoice Check – a blockchain application developed by Trade Finance Market (TFM). The companies state that invoice… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Signs Fintech MOU with Indonesia

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Authority of the Republic of Indonesia, or “Otoritas Jasa Keuangan” (OJK), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost Fintech cooperation and foster innovation in financial services between the two countries. The MOU is… Read More

Luxembourg based VNX Crypto Exchange Partners with NEM

VNX Exchange, a trading platform for tokenized VC assets, has partnered with NEM. Founded by CEO Alexander Tkachenko in 2017, Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange is seeking to create a regulatory-compliant marketplace to link investors and venture capitalists in search of liquidity. VNX Exchange is a member… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Posts Finalists for 2018 Fintech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the shortlist of finalists for their 2018 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. MAS reports that 514 different Fintech firms applied with 60 finalists, from 40 different countries, being selected. Over half… Read More

Decentralized VC: Hedge Fund Launches SuperNode Community a Blockchain Ecosystem for Greater Access to Startups

Former MD of China MinSheng Asset Management, Bing Lin, has launched a new blockchain powered “SuperNode Community” ( SNC). The ecosystem is said to be deisgned to “democratize the traditional venture capital (VC) model for startups.”  SNC wants to  be the first stop and gateway… Read More

Quanta Chain Claims to be 15X Faster than Ethereum

One of the biggest challenges for public blockchain is scalability. For widespread adoption to take place, blockchain tech must be able to handle the demands of enterprise activity today and for the future. Simultaneously, these blockchains must be efficient – not using up more value… Read More

CoAssets Stirling Fort Absolute Return Fund Receives USD $25 Million from BMFA Group

CoAssets Limited (ASX: CA8), a Singapore based Fintech that focuses on providing funding solutions for small to medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs), has announced that their CoAssets Stirling Fort Absolute Return Fund Pte. Ltd (CASFAR) has entered into an agreement with BMFA Group to invest USD $35… Read More

Singapore Tightens Financial Cooperation with China

According to a release from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, China and Singapore have “achieved new milestones in financial cooperation.” During the 14th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC), co-chaired by Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean,… Read More

Plug and Play Singapore Announce First Batch of Startups Selected For Fintech & Insurtech Program

Plug and Play announced earlier this week the first batch of startups selected for its multi-corporate Fintech and Insurtech program in Singapore. The accelerator reported it screened over more than applicants for the program. While sharing more details, Kayvon Deldar, Program Head of Plug and Play… Read More

Crypto Asset Exchange CoinBene Partners with the McAfee Alliance

CoinBene, a cryptocurrency asset exchange, has formed a partnership with the McAfee Alliance, founded by John McAfee, to “promote transparency, corporate responsibility, and self-regulation in the cryptocurrency markets.” The McAfee Alliance seeks to “unite the cryptoverse, promote transparency and fairness, to  combat perceived corruption of… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Warns Public of Bogus Bitcoin Investing Sites some Claiming Support of MAS Chairman

Bogus Bitcoin Site from MAS

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a public warning on bogus websites that are soliciting investments in Bitcoin. At least two of these sites is using “fabricated comments” attributed to MAS Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam. MAS says the statements attributed to… Read More

Tokenomy Exchange Launches with Trading in Four Digital Currencies & 53 Trading Pairs

Christian Hsieh

Singapore based Tokenomy has announced the full launch of Tokenomy Exchange, a cryptocurrency token exchange that is described as addressing the “:challenges associated with launching an ICO.” Tokenomy Exchange now provides a trading platform for four digital currencies; BTC, ETH, USDT and its own TEN Token,… Read More

Digital Asset Management Firm HyperChain Capital Adds Professional Proof of Stake Service

Singapore based HyperChain Capital, a digital assets management platform, has launched HyperBlocks Pro, described as a “professional proof of stake service.” The PoS service is said to be the first in the world backed by a major blockchain firm. HyperChain believes that more blockchain companies… Read More

Crypto Dark Pool Exchange Republic Protocol Links with Wyre to Bridge Traditional Finance and Digital Assets

Republic Protocol and Wyre have formed a partnership where the Wyre payment platform will be integrated into Republic Protocol’s digital asset marketplace. The agreement is being described as bridging traditional finance to crypto trading in Republic’s dark pool service. Additionally, Wyre will be supporting Republic Protocol by… Read More

Crypto Wallet Hardware Company CoolBitX Partners with Litecoin Foundation, Receives $13 Million in Funding

CoolBit X wallet

Crypto wallet CoolBitX has announced a new partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. At the same time, CoolBitX is kicking off its global launch of its CoolWallet S hardware in the US. CoolBitX envisions a future where retail consumers use their crypto wallet hardware and the… Read More

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Monetary Authority of Singapore Agree to Cooperate on Fintech Innovation

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed an agreement to collaborate on Fintech innovation. MAS has signed many of these types of agreements over the past several years. The CFTC is unique in the US as… Read More

United Kingdom and Singapore Commit to Cooperate More Closely on Financial Services Including Fintech Bridge

The United Kingdom and Singapore held their 4th joint meeting of financial services regulators and policymakers. The meeting took place in London yesterday where officials discussed regulatory initiatives and standards of conduct in the financial sector. Both the UK and Singapore have pursued Fintech innovation… Read More

Payments Platform TransferTo Invests in Blockchain Firm OXIO

TransferTo, a cross-border mobile payments network that topped $800 million in the first six months of this year, has invested in blockchain firm OXIO. According to a release, OXIO operates a mobile internet exchange and uses blockchain technologies to power fast and affordable mobile internet access… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore and Dubai Financial Services Authority Strengthen Fintech Relationship

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) have strengthened their pre-existing Fintech relationship with a new agreement. According to MAS, this most recent collaboration will see mutual referrals of promising Fintech firms between the two jurisdictions.  The agreement is… Read More

Publicly Traded Crowdfunding Company CoAssets Issues Report on Annual Results: First Full Year of Profitable Operations

CoAssets Limited, a crowdfunding platform traded on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: CA8), has reported its financial results for the full year ended 30 June 2018. According to the company which is based in Singapore, CoAssets experienced its first full year of profitable operations representing… Read More

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