Binance Hires Former Abu Dhabi Global Market Head as Singapore CEO

The move provides an opportunity to get ahead of the regulatory curve – a sore point for the exchange in recent weeks.

News  ·  23 August 2021

Operator of South Korea’s Largest Exchange Rolls Out ‘Travel Rule’ Solution in Singapore

The blockchain research arm of Upbit's operator has launched its VerifyVASP in Singapore, a solution for combating crypto money laundering.

News  ·  17 August 2021

Singapore Crypto Owners Are More Likely to Hold Ether Than Bitcoin

More than a third of Singaporeans who don't hold any cryptocurrencies plan to invest in digital assets in the next year.

News  ·  16 August 2021

Independent Reserve Receives Approval in Principle to Operate in Singapore

The digital currency exchange said the approval relates to becoming a regulated provider for digital payment token services.

News  ·  2 August 2021

Blockchain Association Singapore Welcomes Former Regulator as Latest Board Member

Teng, who has become a member of the board, brings a wealth of experience from the financial and fintech sectors across multiple countries.

News  ·  2 August 2021

Singaporeans Are More Aware of Crypto Than Australians

Singapore received an Independent Reserve Cryptocurrency Index score of 63 for crypto awareness.

News  ·  26 July 2021

Singapore Crypto Exchange Considers IPO After 500% Trading Growth: Report

Coinhako was launched in 2014 with backing from venture capitalist Tim Draper.

News  ·  30 June 2021

Alibaba, Google Among More Than 300 Companies Seeking Singapore Crypto Licenses

Companies apply under the Payment Services Act, a comprehensive regulatory framework for companies handling activities relating to digital assets, including payments and trading.

News  ·  4 June 2021

Singapore-Listed Blockchain Firm Buys Crypto Staking Platform Moonstake

Through its 100% ownership of Moonstake, OIO will receive a commission of up to 0.5% of staking assets.

Business  ·  31 May 2021

DBS Issues $15M Digital Bond in First Security Token Offering

The DBS Digital Bond, issued via its Digital Exchange (DDEx), has a sixth-month expiry and a coupon rate of 0.6% per annum.

News  ·  31 May 2021

Blockchain Startups From Singapore-Based Tribe Accelerator Have Raised $70M in Funding

Tribe has also attracted new strategic investments from international VCs and added Pfizer as a network partner.

News  ·  14 April 2021

Singapore’s Central Bank Warns Crypto ‘Certainly Not Suitable for Retail Investors’

The statement came days after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was caught up in a token scam on blockchain social media platform BitClout.

News  ·  6 April 2021

Binance to Partner With Singapore-Based Platform CapBridge to Broaden Its Services

The legally non-binding agreement indicates the two firms intend to build a strategic STO.

News  ·  24 March 2021

Singapore Uses Blockchain for Verification of COVID-19 Test Results

The city state's Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and Ministry of Health (MOH) have developed a set of open-source digital standards used to issue COVID-19 test results, known as HealthCerts.

News  ·  26 February 2021

New $50M Venture Fund Aims to Bridge East-West DeFi Investment Divide

Spartan Group's new fund has raised over $30 million in its first round, with a further $20 million expected to be raised in March or April.

Business  ·  9 February 2021