CoolBitX, a blockchain security company and creator of the first bluetooth-enabled mobile hardware wallet for digital assets, announces the successful early adoption of its technology by leading Japanese exchange SBI VC Trade Co., Ltd. (SBI VC) and the launch of Sygna, a first-to-market KYC/AML compliance-focused virtual asset transaction and security solution for Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs), individuals, and institutions.
UK identity and cybersecurity startup PixelPin, which uses image-based authentication instead of passwords, has closed a £1.5m Pre-Series A funding round, led by Japan's SBI Investment.
Financial services group SBI Holdings is setting up a joint venture with R3 to push the distributed ledger technology specialist's Corda platform in Japan.
Sepior ApS, a leader in threshold cryptography for highly secure online transactions, and the SBI Group, the leading Japanese online financial services firm actively developing cryptocurrency markets in Asia, today announced an agreement to license Sepior’s Threshold-Sig Wallet Security technology and to jointly develop a proprietary wallet to secure the on-line contents and transactions on SBI’s Virtual Currencies exchange platform, VCTRADE.
MoneyTap, a DLT-based payment app developed by SBI and Ripple has gone live in Japan.
SBI Ripple Asia has cleared a regulatory hurdle in its bid to launch a DLT-based payments app in Japan.
Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank has signed up with RippleNet, opening up remittance payment corridors between the Kingdom and US and Asian markets.
SF Holdings Company Plc, parent of MCC SimpleFinance LLC (“SimpleFinance” or the “Company”), a fintech platform providing accessible lending to small and medium-sized Russian businesses, has completed a USD 15 million equity fundraising round with an investment from the SBI Group (“SBI”).
BBVA, Visa, Lakestar and ABN Amro have contributed to a EUR56.6 million funding round in German banking-as-a-service platform solarisBank.
Adding to the momentum behind XRP’s growing global liquidity, SBI Holdings announced that its newly released digital asset exchange — SBI Virtual Currencies — will use XRP as the only digital asset supported at launch.
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