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Tribe Accelerator, Supported by Singaporean Govt, Allocates $16 Million for Blockchain Startups

December 12, 2019
Tribe Accelerator was supported by the government of Singapore via Enterprise Singapore and they are in the news once again. Tribe was able to successfully raise an extra $16 million (21.5 million Singapore dollars). The fund is for blockchain startups that have been seen as active. Brilliant Moves The funds specifically are for a set

Ripple SWELL 2019 Update: Economist Dr. Raghuram Rajan Talks Blockchain Financial Inclusion

November 18, 2019
Ex-Reserve Bank of India Governor and University of Chicago finance professor Dr. Raghuram Rajan spoke to the audience at Ripple’s SWELL 2019 event about the importance of blockchain and digital assets for economic growth. Dr Raghuram Rajan, economist and financial analyst, took the stage at the Swell 2019 conference this month that was held in

Singapore Bank Giant OCBC Joins JPMorgan’s Blockchain Network

September 24, 2019
OCBC has become the first Singapore-based bank to join JPMorgan Chase’s interbank blockchain network. According to a Business Times Singapore report on Sept. 20, a total of 134 banks from the Asia-Pacific region are now participants in the Interbank Information Network (IIN). OCBC is the second-largest bank in South East Asia by assets and among the larger

Switzerland’s First Licensed Crypto Bank Is Eyeing Singapore Next

September 4, 2019
Sygnum is in talks with local regulators to seal a banking license in Singapore, Bloomberg reported on Aug. 28. The cryptocurrency firm has only just been issued a conditional banking and securities dealer license in Switzerland — and now aims to become a fully regulated bank on the island nation so it can provide a

South Korean Fashion Platform Sinsang Market to Partner With Terra Stablecoin

August 13, 2019
Terra, a Singapore-incorporated stablecoin company, has recently decided to start a partnership with Sinsang Market, a major B2B fashion platform based in South Korea. According to a local site based on financial news, the new partnership will see vendors linked to the fashion market in South Korea. The two firms will get together to create

Binance Blockchain Week 2019

December 17, 2018
19-22 January 2019 Singapore What is Binance Blockchain Week? Binance is hosting its first-ever Blockchain Week in Singapore that will focus primarily on the sustainable growth of the blockchain ecosystem. Binance Blockchain Week Singapore 2019 consists of two events over four days: a two-day hackathon namely Binance SAFU Hackathon on 19-20 January 2019, followed by

Electronics Recycling Asia 2015

November 24, 2015
2015.11.24 The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place on November 10-13 in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the