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S2W secures $10m Series B to support rapid growth initiative

Cybersecurity company S2W, which was previously known as S2W LAB, has closed its Series B round on $10m.

Korean FSC to create virtual asset division in its financial intelligence...

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has revealed it is set to establish a virtual asset division within the Korea Financial Intelligence Unit (KoFIU).

Bank of Korea set to kick-off central bank digital currency pilot

The Bank of Korea (BOK) has revealed it is planning to initiate its central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot later this month.

Payments company CHAI said to raise $60m in Series B round

South Korean payments company CHAI has reportedly scored $60m in its Series B funding round, which will bolster its global expansion efforts.

KB Bank taps cybersecurity firm Trustonic to boost its app’s authentication...

Mobile cybersecurity company Trustonic has been implemented by KB Kookmin Bank (KB Bank) to enable a simpler authentication experience for users of the banks smartphone app.

MetLife Korea searches for the next combatants of its collab program

MetLife Korea has begun its search for global entrepreneurs and InsurTechs to join its latest collaboration accelerator platform.

Korea’s FSC to prioritise FinTech innovation for 2019

Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has prioritised FinTech innovation for 2019 after the country has established the ‘groundwork’ with regulatory, budgetary and institutional support.

Bithumb said to sell 50% stake to BK Global Consortium

South Korea-based Bithumb has reportedly sold a 50 per cent stake to BK Global Consortium.

LINE Corp launches new $10m digital token fund

Japan-based Line Corporation has launched a new investment division which will focus on backing blockchain startups. The new subsidiary, Unblock Ventures, is a token venture...

Golden Equator, Korea Investment partner to raise SGD $120m fund to...

Singapore-based Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have teamed to raise a SGD $120m ($88m) fund to support Southeast Asian technology companies.

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