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Standard Chartered Bank’s Fintech Investment Unit Invests in Passwordless Authentication Provider Secret Double Octopus

Secret Double Octopus, a passwordless authentication provider, announced on Thursday it secured a strategic investment from Standard Chartered Bank’s fintech investment venture arm SC Ventures. Founded in 2015, Secret Double Octopus describes itself as a passwordless authentication solution for the enterprise. The company states it… Read More

Standard Chartered Exec Tracy Clarke to Join Alternative Lender Greensill as Non-Executive Director in 2021

Alternative lending platform Greensill has reportedly hired Tracy Clarke, who has been serving as CEO of Europe, the Americas, and Global at Standard Chartered, as a non-executive director. Clarke will be joining Greensill’s board of directors in 2021 after her planned retirement from Standard Chartered… Read More

Australian Securities Exchange listed Fintech Identitii Reveals Roadmap and Business Strategy for 2020

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed Fintech firm Identitii (ASX:ID8) claims that the strength of its network, which includes global banking clients, has been one of its main competitive advantages. Identitii works with major banking institutions including HSBC. They’re both developing the Overlay+ platform, which is a… Read More

Business Automation Firm Instabase Now Valued at Over $1 Billion Following $105 Million Series B Round

San Francisco-based Instabase, a platform enabling companies to develop customizable applications for automating various parts of their business, announced on October 21 that it raised $105 million through a Series B investment round led by Index Ventures. Other companies taking part in Instabase’s latest funding… Read More

Standard Chartered Bank Partners With Huawei to Develop IoT Solution to Expand Ecosystem Lending

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with  Huawei to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution in an effort to revolutionize the way corporates communicate with banks for financing or payments. According to the duo, this new solution combines IoT and… Read More

SelfKey Reports it has Partnered with Two Caribbean based Banks to Offer SelfKey Bank Accounts Marketplace [u]

SelfKey, a Blockchain based company that saw its initial coin offering sell out in just 11 minutes this past January, has revealed two new partnerships with a Dutch Antilles-based bank (Curaçao) and a Cayman Islands-based bank. According to the company, the agreement is to offer their… Read More

Having Topped $15 Million in “Pre-Public Sale”, SelfKey to Launch Public ICO on January 14th

Blockchain based identity firm SelfKey has shared that its Pre-Public Sale hit its cap of $15.84 million four days before the scheduled closing date. The public initial coin offering (ICO), is scheduled to kick off on January 14th at 12AM UTC. If you are are… Read More

SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator Launches 2.0 Program At Cyberport Fintech Smart Space

SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator announced the launch of its 2.0 program on January 9th in the newly opened Cyberport FinTech Smart Space. The accelerator welcomed the program’s eight fintech start-ups and scale-up participants, which are Bambu, Clare.ai, Entersoft, FinChat, Foris, KYC Chain, Squirro, and Xnotes Alliance. The companies… Read More

Standard Chartered Bank Taiwan Opens New iWealth Digital Branch

Standard Chartered Bank Taiwan opened a digital branch called iWealth in Taipei earlier this month.  iWealth is another component of the London-based bank’s foray into fintech in the Asia-Pacific region.  SC Bank will invest $1.5 billion in Taiwan over the next three years, focusing on… Read More

HK Update: Crowdfund Insider Partners with SuperCharger Fintech Accelerator

Crowdfund Insider has linked with the Hong Kong-based fintech accelerator SuperCharger as its media partner in time to cover round 2.0 of its accelerator program. SuperCharger’s strategic sponsors, including Standard Chartered Bank and Fidelity International, share the goal of instigating a more dynamic fintech market in Hong Kong. SuperCharger is… Read More

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