Singapore Students Receive ‘Tamper-Free’ Digital Certificates On Blockchain

Students at the high-school level and above in Singapore will from this year receive digital certificates upon graduation. The initiative uses blockchain technology to enable an “easy and reliable way” to prove qualifications through tamper-free certification. Authenticating An Education The concept is simple enough. Graduating students receive digital certificates via email, each of which has […]

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Singapore Central Bank ‘Demonstrates’ Value of Blockchain With Tokenized Assets

The Stock Market and Central Bank of Singapore have successfully developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets in partnership with some big names like Nasdaq, Anquan Capital, and Deloitte. Singapore Central Bank Seeks Faster Settlement Bitcoinist reported earlier in August that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which is also the city-state’s de facto […]

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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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South Korean Exchange Bithumb Sells To Singapore Investor For $353 Million

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has sold to a Singapore entity with the aim of releasing new services and stablecoins.  Officials Finalize Majority Stake Deal As Korean news outlet Naver reports October 12, BK Global Consortium paid 400 million won ($353 million) for a majority stake in Bithumb, having previously held a […]

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First Fiat-to-Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Launch in Singapore

Southeast Asia will purportedly see its first fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange launching in Singapore. The venue is intended to make digital currencies more accessible to both consumers and businesses. Fewer Barriers to Entry The first fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange will launch in Singapore, attempting to facilitate easier entry to the cryptocurrency market for both businesses and consumers. EurekaPro, as […]

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Singapore May Become First Country to Fully Embrace Cryptocurrencies

Singapore took a step closer towards cryptocurrencies as the national financial regulators discussed their openness towards the emerging industry during the Singapore Consensus.  Singapore “Does Not Regulate Technology Itself But [Its] Purpose” It seems that the Singaporean government has a well-thought-out plan for introducing cryptocurrencies into their economy, according to TechCrunch. The Singapore Consensus 2018 […]

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