Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia

The future of banking: Immersive banking – the holy grail (part 3 of 3)

In this new paradigm, key services such as deposit-taking service, asset-custodian, insurance, lending services, risk management, and the offer of securities, etc. will be redistributed between different tech layers and service providers. New capabilities, such as smart contract audit or underwriting (for non-crypto assets) could also be created along the…

The future of banking: An open and programmable money infrastructure (part 2 of 3)

As we can see, the old banking world and the new blockchain-based money world are converging towards a common direction: a digitally open and easy programmable money infrastructure.

The future of banking: Money redefined in a financialized world (part 1 of 3)

Alternative assets are going mainstream and this expands the asset space dramatically. All types of assets will be increasingly digitized, fractionalized, and tokenized--along with the liquidity built around it.

Thai alternative digital lending platform SCB Abacus closes a $12M Series A round led by Openspace Ventures

SCB Abacus will use the fresh funds to strengthen its digital infrastructures, drive product adoption and recruit additional talent.