Tag: singapore

  • KuCoin
    Industry

    Singapore’s KuCoin Hits Funding Target Despite Bearish Markets

    Singapore based KuCoin crypto exchange has raised $20 million in its first round of financing. The news comes as cryptocurrencies continue to get battered in a year that has seen the market crash by over 70%. $20 Million Raised in First Round According to the official announcement the...

    Martin Young | November 15, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    Ripple’s CEO Says Blockchain Will Change the World of Global Payments

    Ripple CEO’s has sat down with Ross Leckow, IMF’s Deputy General Counsel, to talk about blockchain technology at the Singapore Fintech Festival. Both agreed that the distributed ledger will change the world of global payments as the International Monetary Fund engages with the private sector and industry to help...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Singapore
    Blockchain

    Singapore Gov’t Develops Blockchain Based Security Token System

    An automated Delivery versus Payment (DvP) platform has been jointly developed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Its purpose is to allow the settlement of tokenized securities across various blockchain platforms. Simplifying Post Trade Processes In a joint release over the weekend...

    Martin Young | November 12, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Industry

    Binance Records 40,000 Ugandan Crypto Traders In One Week, Singapore Next?

    Although the world-renowned Binance Exchange, which facilitates crypto-to-crypto transactions, has seen waning demand as of late, the startup has forged ahead and has made notable strides in the fiat-to-crypto realm. Reports indicate that Binance’s Uganda branch, which went live last week, has already seen a proverbial boatload of interest,...

    Nick Chong | November 2, 2018 | 2:08 pm
  • singapore
    Industry

    Singapore Launches ‘Token Day’ to Bring Crypto to The Masses

    Yesterday, October 31st, cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) celebrated its tenth birthday. As part of the celebration, a company called Bizkey has decided to start a new campaign called “Token Day” in Singapore. Token Day is a campaign that is supposed to allow the public to get more familiar and...

    Ali Raza | November 1, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • credit cards
    Industry

    Can Crypto Credit Cards Bridge the Two Financial Realms?

    To the dismay of decentralists, the relationship between traditional institutions and the crypto world has always been one-sided, with the former group consistently having the upper hand over the latter. However, with the arrival of crypto-backed debit and credit cards, some are claiming that the tables are poised to...

    Nick Chong | October 25, 2018 | 3:00 pm
  • Binance
    Industry

    Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray

    On early Monday morning, Changpeng Zhao, the world-renowned chief executive of Binance, announced that he was going to reveal “one more piece of good news” for his 233,000 Twitter followers. Just 12 hours after his tweet, which he jokingly referred to as a “pre-announcement of an announcement,” Bloomberg divulged that...

    Nick Chong | October 23, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • NewsBTC South Korea Cryptocurrency
    Industry

    Chinese Crypto Currency Exchange BTCC Expands Into South Korea

    New reports from China indicate that the country’s first cryptocurrency exchange, previously known as BTC China, plans to expand their services to Korea. The reports claim that the move is scheduled for October 31, 2018. BTCC is an old crypto exchange, which was launched as far back as...

    Ali Raza | October 17, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • Crypto
    Industry

    Crypto.com to Offer Crypto-to-Fiat Visa Prepaid Cards in Singapore and Hong Kong

    Crypto.com, formerly known as Monaco, has applied to issue cryptocurrency Visa prepaid cards in Hong Kong, the blockchain startup said yesterday. Crypto.com to Ship Over 100,000 Cryptocurrency Visa Prepaid Cards to Customers Globally The Hong Kong-based firm is scheduled to ship more than 100,000 cards to customers worldwide over...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 6, 2018 | 1:00 am

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