Singaporean Government Backs International Blockchain Incubator LongHash

Global blockchain startup accelerator LongHash has launched an incubation program with the aim of turning early stage blockchain ideas into real-world working businesses. Backed by the Singaporean government, the program hopes to accelerate blockchain adoption in the country. Also see: Japan’s FSA Reportedly Honing In On Crypto ETF Decision LongHash to Support Five Startups International blockchain…

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Blockchain Developer Demand Leads to Creation of Courses at Singapore Polytechnic | BTCMANAGER

Singapore Polytechnic will offer a beginners course on blockchain technology in February 2019 to help meet the rising demand for workers knowledgeable in the sector a December 22, 2018, report states. Introductory Course Details The introductory course will go over how to create cryptocurrency, as well as setting up and developing blockchain systems and smart…

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Trive Ventures Launches Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator in Singapore | BTCMANAGER

Trive Ventures, a Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firm, is launching Tribe Accelerator, a government-backed blockchain accelerator focused on product development in Singapore, Tech in Asia reported on December 4, 2018. Singapore’s Lead Government Agency Backs Trive Venture’s New Project It seems that Singapore has yet again proven that it’s one of the most blockchain-friendly global…

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Singapore-Based VC Firm Launches Blockchain Accelerator

Early-stage venture capital firm Trive has announced an accelerator program for blockchain start-ups in Singapore. Trive (previously known as “TRi5 Ventures”), an early stage Venture Capital firm based in Singapore, has unveiled a blockchain accelerator. The program, which is backed by a government agency, aims to provide support to later-stage start-ups. The six-month program will…

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South Korea: Messaging Giant Kakao to Attract Crypto Investments in Singapore

Kakao Corp, a major South Korean Internet conglomerate, has established a subsidiary of the company in Singapore to attract foreign investments with cryptocurrencies, Seoul-based media outlet News1 reported Nov. 21. According to the article, Kakao Corp established the brainchild of Kakao subsidiary Ground X, the corporation’s blockchain platform Klaytn, in Singapore yesterday. The media outlet…

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Bank of China Opens Blockchain Lab In Singapore

The Bank of China (BoC), one of the four largest state-owned commercial banks in the country, has opened a FinTech innovation lab in Singapore to spearhead its worldwide research and development (R&D) activities. Called the BOC Innovation Lab, the lab is the first of its kind for the bank and will spearhead regional and global…

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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 the MAS and SGX stated “This will…

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Blockchain Solar Energy Marketplace Launched By Singaporean Utility SP

Singapore-based utility giant Singapore Power (SP) has created a blockchain-powered maketplace for renewable energy certificate (REC). SP, one of the largest corporations in Singapore, provides electricity and gas transmission, distribution services, and market support services to more than a million customers. Since 1995, SP has been wholly owned by Singapore investment fund Temasek which in…

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Binance Partners With Southeast Asian Venture Capital Giant to Launch Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Singapore

Vertex Ventures invests in cryptocurrency exchange platform giant Binance to establish a fiat-to-crypto exchange service in Singapore. Vertex is a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, and is Southeast Asia’s oldest venture-capital establishment. Details of the Deal In a press release from Accesswire published on Tuesday, October 23, Vertex Ventures network announced its strategic partnership with Binance to launch Binance…

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National University of Singapore Launches Academic Blockchain Research Center

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced the launch of the Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques and Algorithms (CRYSTAL) Center, an academic research lab and think tank that intends to solve the most-pressing issues in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry and become one of the world’s foremost research centers focusing on blockchain technology. Led by a…

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Singapore Central Bank Calls Blockchain 'Fundamentals’, Not 'Technology'

Plans of Monetary Authority of Singapore(MAS) An annual Blockchain and cryptocurrency forum was conducted by CoinDesk at the Singapore for the first time. Head of  Technology Infrastructure Office at Monetary Authority of Singapore, Damien Pang stated, ““We take an approach where our regulations aim at the purpose rather than the technology platform itself.” Amidst the…

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Crypto Exchange Upbit Operator To Open Crypto Exchange In Singapore

Dunamu, operator of South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, is planning to launch a digital currency exchange in Singapore next month. In February of this year, Dunamu, an affiliate of South Korean chat giant Kakao, set up a branch in Singapore as part of its active push to expand across the Asian market. The firm said…

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Crypto Exchange Binance To Open Crypto-Fiat Exchange In Singapore

Binance, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges by market capitalization, will be launching its crypto-fiat exchange in Singapore in private beta tomorrow, September 18. The plans was revealed by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao while speaking at a recent blockchain event in Singapore, then announced it on his Twitter profile. “I just slipped that we…

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OCBC Pilots Two AI Technologies to Increase Anomaly Detection in Trading

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) announced today that it has piloted two artificial intelligence (AI) fintech solutions. The solutions aim to strengthen internal controls to protect the interests of customers and shareholders. Specifically, the solutions aim to increase the detection of anomalies that are found during the audit of trading activities. It achieves this by analysing…

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Crypto Startup To Issue Crypto Visa Debit Cards

Crypto.com says it wants to disrupt the credit industry and help stop predatory lending. Hong Kong-based crypto startup Crypto.com plans to issue 100,000 cryptocurrency debit cards over the next two months, according to a September 5 article in the South China Morning Post. Though hardly new in the US and elsewhere, the debit cards would…

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PR: Stemcell-pj – Tech to Reverse Ageing: Blockchain Startup Joins the Fight for Longevity

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The mythical fountain of youth. The tales of it appeared…

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Singapore Airlines To Reward Customers With New Cryptocurrency Incentive Scheme

Singapore Airlines are one of the world’s most prolific airlines. Covering 64 destinations and carrying their passengers in great luxury, customer service is a key part of the Singapore Airlines business plan and indeed, so it should be. As a result of this, the company have today announced that they will be developing a new…

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Blockchain Trade Platform Launched In Singapore By Global eTrade Services

Global eTrade Services (GeTS) has launched a new blockchain service built for the trade communities to boost overall efficiency, security, and transparency for global trade. GeTS is a subsidiary of CrimsonLogic, a Singapore-based e-government service provider owned by a government agency and a major port operator. GeTS has a comprehensive suite of services that helps…

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Unilever To Roll Out Large Scale Project In Singapore

Unilever are a UK and Netherlands based company which operate as a consumer products firm, producing products for a range of industries including food, beverages, cleaning products and hygiene products. Unilever span the globe, with an estimated revenue of $62.62 Billion in 2017. Therefore, as a global power, it’s hardly a surprise that they are…

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ICOS Raise $13.7B in First Five Months of 2018

A new report by the Crypto Valley Association shows that, among other very interesting revelations, the first five months of 2018 were more lucrative for ICOs than any previous full-year. A report by the Crypto Valley Association revealed that the ICO market was as active as ever in the first five months of 2018, despite…

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