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South Korea’s Paycoin partners Singapore’s TripleA for global crypto payments

Paycoin, a crypto payments company based in South Korea, has kickstarted its expansion into the global crypto payments market through a partnership with Singapore-based crypto…

The Sandbox opens new virtual neighborhoods themed around 14 major brand partners with three LAND sales 

The Sandbox, a Hong Kong-based decentralized metaverse and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, has on Tuesday announced the sale of over 1,900 LAND parcels, where future LAND owners…

Hong Kong’s Hex Trust gets licence for virtual assets services in Dubai

Hex Trust, the Hong Kong-based fully licensed and insured provider of bank-grade custody and associated services for digital assets, has received the minimum viable product (MVP)…

India’s RedBrick AI raises $4.6M seed funding led by Surge, Sequoia Capital India and Southeast Asia

Indian health-tech artificial intelligence (AI) platform RedBrick AI has on Wednesday announced a $4.6 milion seed funding round to accelerate the development and adoption of…

ZA Bank integrates Wise to become first HK bank to launch low-cost international transfers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s virtual bank ZA Bank and United Kingdom-based financial technology firm Wise has jointly announced a partnership on Wednesday to offer low-cost and quick international…

Accelerating Asia announces investments into ten startups for 7th cohort

Accelerating Asia, a Singapore-based venture capital accelerator focused on pre-Series A startups has invested in ten new companies from across Asia Pacific as part of its 7th…

Australia’s Sapia.ai raises $17M Series A funding led by Macquarie Capital & W23

Building on the continuing success of its artificial intelligence (AI) solution in delivering diversity and inclusion in hiring, Australian AI-powered recruitment firm Sapia.ai on…

South Korean SaaS firm Toss Lab secures $1.2M strategic investment from Taiwan’s Kdan Mobile Software

Toss Lab Inc, a South Korean software as a service (SaaS) firm, has secured $1.2 million strategic investment from Kdan Mobile Software, Ltd, a global SaaS company headquartered…

Hong Kong brandtech group Gusto Collective expands to Japan

Gusto Collective, a Hong Kong-based brandtech firm, announced Tuesday the establishment of its operations in Japan, headquartered in Tokyo. The expansion is spurred on by…

Meet the top 3 impactful start-ups of JICA NINJA accelerator program 2022

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Angel Investment Network Indonesia (ANGIN) have announced Bell Society, CarbonEthics, and Surplus as three selected start-ups to…