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Indonesian Esports Organization RRQ Chooses Zilliqa as Partner to Leverage Crypto, Web3

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Vying to be the top team in the Southeast Asia region, Indonesian e-sports organization RRQ (Rex Regum Qeon) has selected “high-performance,” “high-security” blockchain platform Zilliqa as the partner in its plans “to revitalize fan engagement using crypto and Web3-powered products.” Known across the gaming community… Read More

Dr. Ben Livshits from Zilliqa Shares Updates on DeFi, dApps, and Outlook for 2022

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Dr. Ben Livshits, CEO at Zilliqa, the high-performance, a high-security blockchain platform, notes in an end-of-year update that in a fast-paced industry, the crypto market lows and highs, and uncertainties around Covid-19 “continued to create a trifecta of challenges for all this year.” But the… Read More

Following Investment in HG Exchange, Binance Shutters Singapore Crypto Exchange

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Binance has shut down its Singapore-facing crypto exchange. The news follows a series of events that have eventually led to Binance exiting the top Asian Fintech market with a wholly owned trading platform. Binance Singapore was originally granted an exemption from holding a license under… Read More

Binance Asia Services Grabs 18% Stake in HGX

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Binance Asia Services, the blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency provider behind Binance.sg, today announced they have taken a post-money stake of 18 per cent in Hg Exchange (HGX), subject to regulatory requirements. HGX is a Southeast Asian member-driven private securities exchange, founded by financial institutions PhillipCapital,… Read More

Zilliqa, the High-Performance Blockchain Platform, Announces Appointment of Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO

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Zilliqa, the high-performance, high-security blockchain platform, has announced the appointment of software tech industry executive Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO, effective 11 October 2021. Dr. Livshits has spent over 20 years at pioneering tech firms that have shaped the internet as we know it today… Read More

Switcheo Labs Deploys ZilBridge Mainnet, Creates Zilliqa/Ethereum Bridge

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Switcheo Labs, a think tank supporting decentralized ecosystems in DeFi, has successfully deployed the mainnet for ZilBridge, a cross-chain interoperability bridge built on Zilliqa, a high-performance blockchain platform. Users of ZilBridge will be able to bridge WBTC, ETH, and USDT assets between the Zilliqa and… Read More

Zilliqa, a High-Performance Enterprise-Grade Blockchain, Unveils Latest Cohort of ZILHive Accelerator Projects

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Zilliqa, the Singapore-headquartered “high-performance,” enterprise-grade blockchain platform has unveiled its 2021-2022 cohort of ZILHive Accelerator projects. The ZILHive Accelerator is a 6-month program that’s focused on launching blockchain or DLT-powered initiatives from concept to commercialization. As mentioned in the release shared with CI: “The accelerator… Read More

HGX, a Private Securities Exchange, has Graduated from Monetary Authority of Singapore Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

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Hg Exchange (HGX), a private securities exchange established by a group of capital market intermediaries, reveals that it has graduated from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox with a Recognized Market Operator (RMO) license. With its RMO permit, HGX may now serve… Read More

Chamber of Digital Commerce Welcomes Zilliqa and Newly Formed Zilliqa Capital as New Members

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Singapore-based Zilliqa Research Pte. Ltd., the “high” security, high speed, and low fee Layer 1 blockchain protocol firm, and its sister company Zilliqa Capital Pte. Ltd, the tech firm whose goal is to become the “central business and investment hub” for Zilliqa, recently announced that… Read More

Zilliqa Announces Investment Fund of up to US $5 million for 15 Companies Building on the Zilliqa Platform

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Zilliqa, a blockchain ecosystem that seeks to offer services to enterprises, has announced an annual investment fund of up to USD$ 5 million for 15 companies building on the Zilliqa blockchain. Zilliqa strives to address the shortcomings of some established blockchains by providing a robust… Read More

Zilliqa Invests in XCADEMY, Plans Blockchain Based Influencer Economy

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High-performance blockchain ecosystem Zilliqa has invested in XCADEMY, described as an online and mobile YouTube academy. The investment is part of a partnership where Zilliqa and XCADEMY plan a blockchain-based influencer economy, allowing content creators to monetize their content and incentivize user engagement by tokenization…. Read More

First Fully Regulated Digital Asset Custody Provider: Propine Graduates from Singapore Fintech Sandbox, Gains CMS License

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Propine, a digital asset custody service provider, has “graduated” from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Fintech Sandbox program. The company has been granted a Capital Markets Services (CMS) license and is now fully regulated by MAS. It is the first regulated firm of its… Read More

The Five Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2020

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Online capital formation has emerged as an effective path for private companies to raise much-needed growth capital fueling innovation and creating jobs. Once the realm of VCs and angel investors only, investment crowdfunding now enables retail investors to access promising young firms at an early… Read More

Singapore’s Regulated Digital Asset Custodian Propine Develops Asset Tokenization, Compliance Solutions on Zilliqa

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The team at Singapore-based Propine, a regulated digital asset custodian, notes that 3 months ago, the company was selected by blockchain platform Zilliqa as one of 8 startups to take part in the ZILHive Accelerator program. The Propine team has now confirmed that they managed… Read More

Dr. Amrit Kumar: President at Zilliqa Explains How Platform’s Scilla Smart Contract Language Is Used to Develop Secure Applications

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We recently caught up with Dr. Amrit Kumar, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, an enterprise-grade blockchain development platform. Many of the more popular iterations of blockchain are not sufficiently robust to handle the high transaction rates needed today – not to mention what… Read More

Fundnel Supported Private Securities Marketplace HG Exchange Commences Trading. Will Include Digital Assets Too

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Hg Exchange (HGX), Southeast Asia’s first private securities exchange, has kicked off trading. Founding members of the exchange include PhillipCapital, Prime Partners, and Fundnel – a leading securities crowdfunding platform serving sophisticated investors across Asia. Richard Teng, formerly an executive at the Monetary Authority of… Read More

Zilliqa Shares Accelerator Startups Using their Speedy Blockchain

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Speedy blockchain Zilliqa has announced its 2020-2021 cohort of companies participating in the ZILHive Accelerator program, a 6-month blockchain startup accelerator designed to support early and late-stage startups may use the Zilliqa protocol to build blockchain solutions. According to Zilliqa, this year’s cohort has been… Read More

Blockchain Platform Zilliqa to Work with Singapore’s Digital Asset Custody Service, OnChain Custodian

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Zilliqa, a “high-performance” and “high-security” blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based platform, recently revealed that it has chosen Singapore’s digital currency custody service, Onchain Custodian, to secure its network’s assets. As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “In working with the firm, the Zilliqa… Read More

Zilliqa to Work with Binance on Dollar based Stablecoin

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Zilliqa, an enterprise-level blockchain platform, says it will work with Binance to bring the BUSD stablecoin onto the Zilliqa network. The BUSD stablecoin, issued in partnership with the Paxos Trust Company, is regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services and audited on a… Read More

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