Next generation payments software technology provider establishes presence in Japan to meet growing fintech demand

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Next generation payments software technology provider, Episode Six, has announced it is opening an office in Tokyo to meet the growing demand for fintech solutions in Japan and the Asian region. Additionally, the company announced that payments and finance industry veteran, Oko Okamoto, has joined the Company to oversee Episode Six’s new Tokyo office as General Manager of Episode Six Japan.

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Cross-border digital payments company InstaReM receives US$13M investment


InstaReM, one of the leading digital cross-border payments companies, has received a US$13 million investment led by GSR Ventures, with participation from SBI-FMO Emerging Asia Financial Sector Fund (SBI-FMO Fund), Vertex Ventures, Fullerton Financial Holdings (FFH), and Global Founders Capital (GFC). To date, InstaReM has raised over US$18 million in the last 18 months.

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Digital Credit Risk Management Firm CredoLab raises more than US$1 Million to date, following an oversubscribed Pre-Series A funding round

CredoLab, an innovative financial technology provider of first-of-its-kind mobile-based credit risk management solutions for consumer lenders in regional emerging markets, today announced that it has raised more than US$1million to date, following a significantly oversubscribed Pre-Series A funding round. The company closed its most recent fundraising round after receiving overwhelming investor interest offering, in total, twice the amount of capital it originally sought to raise. The funding round was led by regional FinTech venture capital firm Fintonia Group, with additional participation from a consortium of regional institutional investors including Indonesia’s Reliance Modal Ventura.

Continue Reading Foundation Partners with Blockchain Global to Expand International Reach

The Foundation, creators of the peer-to-peer NEM blockchain platform providing payments, messaging, asset making and more, today announced a strategic alliance with Blockchain Global, one of Australia’s leading blockchain companies operating international auditing and network infrastructure services. The partnership is aimed at expanding NEM’s reach while facilitating mainstream adoption of blockchain technology internationally.

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Rabobank selects Finastra payment services hub for cross-border payments

Finastra has announced that Rabobank has selected the global payment services hub from Finastra (previously D+H) to centralise cross-border payments.

The Netherlands-based bank is implementing the Finastra global payment hub solution in order to enhance its ability to respond to customer demand and industry developments and realise improved payments infrastructure and reduced cost of ownership.

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LATTICE80 Appoints Former Singapore Managing Director of ANZ Bank as Advisor

Special Advisor: Vinay will provide strategic insight and advice that will serve LATTICE80 in its global expansion, bridging Asian fintech with the rest of the world. Veteran Banker Turns to Fintech: Over 27 years of banking experience, in roles including Managing Director of Singapore at ANZ Bank and various positions at Standard Chartered Bank across Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Bahrain […]

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LATTICE80 and Nordic Finance Innovation Partner to Bridge Asia and the Nordic’s Fintech Ecosystems

Partnering For Fintech Growth: LATTICE80 brings it expertise in fintech ecosystem building to the partnership, already the largest fintech hub in the world (based out of Singapore) – and now with a presence in the Nordics through new NFI partnership. The Very Best of Asian and Nordic Fintech: Singapore is widely seen as one of the world’s leading fintech hub […]

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