Binance Receives Indirect Singapore Government Investment to Aid Launch

Binance Receives Indirect Government Funding to Launch in Singapore

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance has received an investment from government-owned holding company Temasek Holdings, with the hopes it will enable the launch of a cryptocurrency-to-fiat exchange desk in Singapore. Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Temasek Holdings, says the joint investment between Vertex Ventures China and Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia & India will also be used to support other similar fiat-to-crypto […]

IBM, Visa Use Ethereum Tech for New Blockchain Payment Platform

IBM, Visa Use Ethereum Tech for New Blockchain Payment Platform

Multinational financial services corporation Visa has announced details of a partnership with information technology company IBM as part of its new blockchain payment platform initiative. Through this partnership, VISA says it will integrate the core assets of its upcoming financial payment platform, B2B Connect, with IBM’s own blockchain platform. IBM’s blockchain was built using the open-source Hyperledger Fabric, which […]