Malta Financial Services Authority partners with CipherTrace for crypto monitoring

Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has formed a partnership with CipherTrace to regulate and monitor virtual asset businesses and cryptocurrencies.

HelloGold looks to raies $9.6m in ICO

Malaysia-based HelloGold is looking to raise $9.6m in its ICO, which will help the company achieve its global financial inclusion aim.

Pundi X launches new services ahead of ICO, product distribution

Indonesia-based Pundi X has launched three new solutions for its cryptocurrency point-of-sale solution.

Crypto compliance platform TRM scores $4.2m round

Cryptocurrency compliance and risk management platform TRM has scored $4.2m in a new funding round.

Multi-currency card Bonpay collects $6m in token sale

Bonpay, a multi-currency debit card provider, has already raised more-than $6m through its ongoing public token sale. The startup launched the token sale on...

Cybersecurity risk for cryptocurrency wallets revealed

The alarm has been sounded regarding a vulnerability in some of the world's most popular cryptocurrency wallets.

The Philippines sees first bank to launch own cryptocurrency

Philippines-based bank UnionBank has released its own stablecoin, PHX.

Ripple invests $25m in Blockchain Capital fund

Enterprise blockchain provider Ripple has invested $25m in Blockchain Capital’s latest fund.

TravelbyBit nets $2.5m investment from Binance

Cryptocurrency payments app TravelbyBit has received a $2.5m investment from cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance.

Japan’s three largest banks back bitFlyer

Three of Japan’s largest banks are now stakeholders in Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer following its new ¥200m ($1.7m) round.

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Big businesses responsible for major cyber vulnerabilities in the UK

Lots of financial services companies leave themselves exposed to hacks by using unpatched services, according to a new report by Rapid7.

Revolut’s losses more than tripled to £107.4m last year

Revolut annual losses jumped from £32.8m in 2018 to £107.4m in 2019, but the neobank is still hoping to break even by 2021.

Metro Bank launches SME receipt management tool as its reeling from £900m accounting mistake

Metro Bank has launched new app tools for businesses to manage their receipts as the company itself is still recovering from last year's accounting scandal.

MAS urges finance companies to moderate dividends for the financial year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has called for finance companies incorporated in Singapore to cap their total dividends per share for the financial year 2020 at at 60% of 2019’s level.

Singapore’s Incomlend bags $20m Series A round to democratise trade finance

Shipping companies face many monetary uncertainties, but Incomlend hopes to alleviate some of those concerns on the back of its new $20m Series A round.

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