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Standard Chartered Backed Zodia Now Registered with FCA as Crypto-Asset Firm

Zodia Custody Limited, a crypto-focused firm backed by Standard Chartered, is now registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority as a regulated crypto-asset firm. Standard Chartered partnered with Northern Trust to launch Zodia. Earlier this month, Zodia announced a new wholesale trading platform for crypto-assets…. Read More

Standard Chartered to Appoint Roel Louwhoff as Group Chief Digital, Technology & Innovation Officer

Standard Chartered (the Group) recently revealed that it will be appointing Roel Louwhoff who will be serving as the new Group Chief Digital, Technology & Innovation Officer. Louwhoff previously worked as Chief Operations and Transformation Officer at ING since 2014. According to an update from… Read More

Digital Asset and Fintech focused BC Technology Group Receives $70M Investment from Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund

BC Technology Group, a digital asset and Fintech-focused firm as well as the parent of OSL, has acquired a $70 million (appr. HKD 543.19 million) investment from Singapore’s GIC, the city-state’s sovereign wealth fund. BC Technology Group says it’s planning to further develop and improve… Read More

Innovation and Ventures Division at Standard Chartered and Franklin Templeton Introduce Wealth, Health, Lifestyle Platform

The innovation and ventures division at Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) has teamed up with fund manager Franklin Templeton in order to introduce a “wealth, health and lifestyle” consumer platform for Singapore residents. Excited to announce our partnership with @FTI_Global to launch Autumn in SG, a… Read More

Standard Chartered Joins Forces With BC Group to Establish Institutional Digital Asset Trading Venture in Europe

  SC Ventures, the venture unit of Standard Chartered Bank, announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with digital asset company BC Group to establish digital asset brokerage and exchange for institutional, as well as corporate clients, in the UK and Europe. According to the… Read More

Digital Banking: Hong Kong’s ZA Bank and Mox Account for Around 70% of Region’s Virtual Banking Customer Deposits

ZA Bank and Mox are reportedly leading Hong Kong’s digital bank market,  accounting for around 70% of all virtual banking customer deposits (as of the end of last year). This, according to a report from Reuters that referenced annual reports from banks in the city…. Read More

Standard Chartered and Tazapay Agree to Offer Digital Escrow Services via B2B Marketplace Proxtera

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN)  has committed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with payments company Tazapay in order to provide digital escrow services to buyers and sellers interested in trading globally via Proxtera, a B2B marketplace network. The initiative is Standard Chartered’s very first escrow-as-a-service… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Provider CurrencyFair to Merge with Assembly Payments after Standard Chartered Investment

CurrencyFair, a cross-border payments solution provider, and Assembly Payments, whose platform aims to fully automate complex payment workflows, recently revealed that they’ve merged operations as part of a strategic investment from Standard Chartered (which is subject to shareholder approval and regulatory clearance). As noted by… Read More

Standard Charter’s Virtual Bank Mox Update: Now Has 80,000 Customers & Over 1.5 Million Transactions Been Made With Mox Card

Mox, Standard Chartered virtual bang that is based in Hong Kong, announced on Monday its latest progress update. The virtual bank launched in September 2020 and as previously reported, it was created in partnership with PCCW, HKT, and Trip.com “With Mox, opening an account is… Read More

New Digital Banking Services to be Offered by Standard Chartered and Indonesia’s Bukalapak via the Nexus Platform

Standard Chartered has teamed up with Indonesia’s Bukalapak in order to offer digital banking services which will be hosted via the Nexus platform, an established Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution by SC Ventures. Standard Chartered and Bukalapak will be working closely so that they can provide innovation… Read More

Standard Chartered’s SC Ventures Makes Strategic Investment in OpenFin

OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of finance, announced on Wednesday it secured a strategic investment from SC Ventures, the innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm of international banking group, Standard Chartered. According to OpenFin, the investment’s funds will accelerate new product development and brings OpenFin’s… Read More

Standard Chartered’s SC Ventures Collaborates With Northern Trust to Launch Cryptocurrency Custodian for Institutional Investors “Zodia”

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Northern Trust, a provider of asset servicing, to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies. According to the duo, Zodia is designed to enable institutions… Read More

Standard Chartered to Offer Flexible Working Arrangements, Allowing Employees to Work from Home and the Office

Standard Chartered (LON:STAN), a UK-based multinational banking and financial services company with over $720 billion in assets, has decided to adopt a hybrid approach to working where it will allow its employees to perform their duties from home and they can also complete tasks from… Read More

Singapore’s DBS and Standard Chartered are Leading a DLT based Digital Trade Finance Registry Project

Singapore based DBS Bank Ltd, (SGX: D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, and Standard Chartered, a major British financial services provider, are reportedly leading a workgroup of 12 other banks that are helping to develop a proof-of-concept… Read More

Standard Charted Forms New Partnership With Beauty & Personal Care E-Commerce Platform Sociolla

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Sociolla through nexus, the bank’s “Banking as a Service” solution. Standard Chartered revealed that in line with its vision to enable convenient access to financial services for tech-savvy consumers across its market, this… Read More

Standard Chartered Launches Virtual Bank “Mox” in Hong Kong

  UK banking group Standard Chartered Bank announced on Tuesday it has officially launched its virtual bank “Mox” in Hong Kong. According to Standard Chartered, Mox was created in partnership with PCCW, HKT, and Trip.com, which provides its suite of retail banking services entirely digitally… Read More

Digital Banking: Standard Chartered Reportedly Plans to Launch its Second Virtual Bank in Singapore

Standard Chartered Plc, a British multinational banking and financial services company with over $700 billion in total assets, is reportedly getting ready to introduce its second all-digital bank in Asian markets. Standard Chartered will be partnering up with a division of Singapore’s largest labor union,… Read More

Standard Chartered Announces Three-Year Strategic Partnership With Microsoft to Become Cloud-First Bank

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Monday it has formed a three-year strategic partnership with Microsoft to accelerate its plans to become a cloud-first bank. Standard Chartered reported that the partnership makes a significant milestone for its virtual banking, next-generation payments, open banking, and banking-as-a-service efforts…. Read More

Truera, a Firm that Offers Fintech Sector’s First Model Intelligence Solution, to Address Black Box Problem in Machine Learning

Truera, a company that provides the Fintech industry’s first Model Intelligence platform, has reportedly emerged from stealth to officially launch its tech solution that aims to remove the “black box” surrounding machine learning (ML) and offers intelligence and “actionable” insights during the ML model lifecycle…. Read More

Digital Asset Infrastructure Firm Metaco Raises $17 Million Series A

METACO, a provider of digital asset infrastructure for financial institutions, has raised $17 million in a Series A round. In a release, the Switzerland based Fintech said the round was oversubscribed, with demand over double the initial target. METACO said their captured continued support from… Read More

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