Category Archives: Singapore

Singapore-Based Startup BitX Pushes Funding from Venturra Capital

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BitX, the Singapore-based startup has raised funding from Venturra Capital. In July, it has raised $4 million Series A in a round by Digital Currency Group. Now, the amount of funding hasn’t been disclosed. “It’s a substantial amount and what we believe to be the first substantial investment from a Southeast Asian VC into a bitcoin company,” says Marcus Swanepoel, […]

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Singapore Fintech – Cryptocurrency Is Gaining Steam

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Gerben Visser, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Singapore Fintech Consortium has kindly given an extensive statement regarding the FinTech advancements in the region. You can read the first here and the second part here. Cryptocurrency began in 1998, where Wei Dai published an anonymous distributed electronic cash system. Then, the concept of “b-money” was first published. Later on in 2008, […]

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FinTech in the Lion City, Pushing the Industry Forward

Singapore Fintech

Gerben Visser, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Singapore Fintech Consortium has kindly given an extensive statement regarding the FinTech advancements in the region. Here’s the second part of the special statement: The FinTech Industry in Singapore Based on the Global Financial Centres Index, Singapore is ranked the 4th largest financial center in the world, and is also ranked in 1st […]

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Singapore FinTech Consortium Partners with Coin News Asia – Promoting FinTech Interaction in the Region

Singapore Fintech

Singapore has always been a modern hub for finance and technology with a lot of developments focused exclusively on these industries. Coin News Asia has acquired a special statement from Gerben Visser, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Singapore Fintech Consortium, discussing the Fintech advancements and acceleration: The Singapore FinTech Consortium The Singapore FinTech Consortium’s mission is to build Singapore’s […]

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Payment Processor ECommPay Opens Office in Singapore

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Bitcoin Press Release: On September 9th Payment processor ECommPay opened its first Asian office in Singapore to serve clients in the market and those interested in entering it. As a global commercial centre, Singapore is ideally situated at the heart of Asian e-Commerce, attracting companies and specialists from around the world. The Singapore branch office is yet another step in […]

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BitX and Coda Partnership – More Asian Market Infiltration

BitX Coda

BitX continues to swim in Asian waters as it establishes a partnership with Singapore-based alternative payments gateway provider Codapay to offer Bitcoin transactions in Southeast Asia. Due to this alliance, Coda is the first mercantile in the area to accept digital currencies for online purchases. “We’re seeing tremendous growth in Bitcoin activity in Southeast Asia and we believe that Bitcoin […]

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