Founded in 2013, Nippon Wealth, a subsidiary of OJBC Co. Ltd, provides limited banking services and other financial solutions to individual investors in Hong Kong.
London-based FinTech hub Lattice80 will be creating a new blockchain accelerator in Hong Kong.
Lattice80 is one of the world’s largest FinTech hubs with a global network of FinTech and blockchain startups.. It aims to create an ecosystem for FinTech startups,
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has revealed that it will spend more than €1 million ($1M USD) to monitor FinTech and cryptocurrency activities during 2019.
Founded in 2011, the ESMA works in the field of securities legislation and regulation to improve the functioning of financial markets in Europe,
Distributed ledger firm Ripple has announced a corporate social impact program – Ripple for Good – that will focus on projects related to education and financial inclusion.
In addition to recent donations totaling over $80 million, Ripple is committing $25 million for the program.
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is planning to create a FinTech digital sandbox that will allow banks, regulators, FinTech and blockchain firms to develop and test products and solutions in a live but controlled and regulated environment.
The sandbox will be supported by regulatory standards developed by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of ADGM.
TigerWit, which provides solutions to market trading, signed a sponsorship agreement with Liverpool FC, one of the world’s most legendary football clubs having won multiple titles in major football leagues.
Japanese FinTech firm Quoine has introduced a new trading portal that will allow users to access a worldwide network of cryptocurrency exchanges.
In 2014, Quoine launched Quoine Exchange, later known as Quoinex, which became one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world by transaction volume.
Crypto payments firm Wyre has announced that it has acquired Hedgy, a FinTech company that develops applications and solutions based on blockchain technology, for an undisclosed sum.
Wyre is is an infrastructure provider in crypto. Wyre’s API enables customers to instantly convert fiat to crypto globally in over 50 countries,
London-based FinTech firm Finastra has joined a FinTech hub in the Middle East in an effort to accelerate bank and financial technology in the region.
Founded in 2017, Finastra is the third largest financial technology company in the world. The company has $2.1 billion in revenues and has offices in 42 countries.
EU-based FinTech firm Orca Alliance is collaborating with Lithuanian e-money firm MisterTango to develop solutions for SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) payments.
The Orca Alliance is a community-based initiative which promotes the large-scale adoption of cryptocurrencies through the Orca platform. Orca aims to be the first platform of its kind to globally integrate both banking and cryptocurrency accounts,