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Soft Space Enters into Strategic Partnership with JCB

  Collaboration will expand JCB's presence in Southeast Asia and act as a bridge for Soft Space to link Japanese consumers with the region and vice versa KUALA LUMPUR & TOKYO, Jan 13, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The world's leading fintech player, Soft Space Sdn. Bhd. ("Soft Space"), has announced a new strategic partnership with Japan's only international payment brand, JCB Co. Ltd. ("JCB"). This strategic partnership is the first of its kind in Malaysia for the payment giant and involves a combination of US$5 million investment in Soft

Alvara Protocol Raises $2.4M in Lightning Public Round

  Alvara Protocol is looking set to play a substantial role in redefining how the world invests. Their groundbreaking infrastructure, that is set to be an industry first, leverages the ERC-7621 (BTS or Basket Token Standard) to facilitate the creation of fully decentralized tokenized cryptocurrency investment funds. Now, anyone can now become a fund manager with ease. The responsibility for managing funds is something that has long been gatekept. Reserved for institutions or those already financially established. This is no longer the case. Alvara are poised to empower the next

GDA Capital Acquires Omni3, Expands into Singapore with New Gaming Lead

[Singapore, March 12] — GDA Capital, a global leader in digital asset and blockchain technology investments and capital markets advisory, is excited to announce the acquisition of Omni3, a digital asset and disruptive technology advisory firm based in Singapore. This strategic move marks a significant milestone for GDA Capital as it extends its global footprint into the vibrant Asian market, with a dedicated commitment to establishing a full-time presence in Singapore. Nicholas Seah, the esteemed founder of Omni3, will be joining the GDA Capital team as the Gaming Lead, bringing

PairedWorld Foundation Unveils Innovative Solution to Digital Addiction and Loneliness during World Economic Forum and Announces Key Additions to Its Board and Strategic Partnerships

Davos, Switzerland – As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024 has come to an end, a critical theme has resonated throughout the discussions: the deep and complex relationship between technology and modern society. Key topics, such as the escalating issues of digital addiction, loneliness, and isolation, sparked intense debates. Initiatives like Human Change, along with dialogues among the world's tech leaders about technology's potential to enhance humanity, have set the stage. Leading this charge, the PairedWorld Foundation unveiled its innovative approach, marking a significant milestone in harnessing emerging technology

United Nations IGF Dynamic Coalition Pilots a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

New York, NY – December 20, 2023 — The United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Assurance & Standardization announces the initiation of a groundbreaking project aimed at establishing a Distributed Autonomous Organization (DAO). The pilot project is a collaborative effort showcasing how public sector organizations can leverage blockchain technology and DAO principles to foster transparent, rules-based, and high-integrity governance structures. UN - IGF Dynamic Coalitions are multistakeholder groups operating within the framework of the UN Internet Governance Forum, addressing specific issues related to internet governance. These

JCB, IDEMIA and Soft Space launch “JCBDC” Phase 2 pilot to trial CBDC offline P2P payments

Tokyo, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Japan's only international payment brand JCB Co., Ltd. ("JCB") has launched the “JCBDC” (JCB Digital Currency) Phase 2 pilot project with IDEMIA, a global leader in identity technologies, and the world’s leading fintech company Soft Space Sdn Bhd. ("Soft Space"). In Phase 1 of the JCBDC project, JCB, IDEMIA, and Soft Space developed a CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) payment solution, enabling merchants to accept CBDC without the need to modify their POS (point of sale) terminals and payment

BitMask Wallet 0.7.0 Soars: A Quantum Leap in Bitcoin Evolution Surges Over 760,000 Wallets in Just One Month

SAN FRANCISCO, November 23, 2023 (ACN Newswire) - DIBA Global, backed by industry titans including Draper Associates, ACTAI Ventures, Waterdrip Capital, Martial Eagle Fund, Brad Mills, Rodney Yesep, and others, has sent shockwaves through the Bitcoin industry with the beta release of BitMask Wallet 0.7.0. This marks a historic moment as the user base surpasses 763,623 wallets. This milestone, achieved without any advertising, underscores the community's trust in DIBA's commitment to advancing Bitcoin utility. Worthy of note is the official partnership between DIBA GLOBAL and Satoshi Lab to foster the development

Verofax wins GITEX Supernova Web3 & Blockchain Award 2023

DUBAI, Nov 1, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Verofax, an innovator in Brand & Retail solutions, was selected among 521 startups globally as the best solution offering for Web3 & Blockchain, at the GITEX 2023 Expo,  Supernova Challenge in Dubai. Verofax, a UAE-based startup and service provider for turning shopping & products interactive, has emerged as the winner of the 2023 Supernova Challenge at Expand North Star Dubai, the world's largest startup event. The startup received the prize after rounds of pitching against global finalists. Verofax's groundbreaking solution combines interactive Product

IQPay announces Lead Investor Steven Freidmutter Joins IQPay’s Advisory Board

  Johannesburg 25 October 2023 -, IQPay an innovative force in the fintech landscape, is elated to announce that Steven Freidmutter has officially joined its advisory board. Adding to this significant appointment, Freidmutter is also stepping in as the lead investor for IQPay, marking a milestone in the company's journey. Steven Freidmutter brings to IQPay an impressive track record of experience, presence and credibility. Freidmutter's journey continues to defy conventions. His recent appointment as a partner and founding advisory board member of the Boston-based VC fund Erez Capital is a

EREZ CAPITAL ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF ARPIT GARG AS GENERAL PARTNER

August 3rd, Boston Mass. Erez Capital, an emerging venture capital fund investing in disruptive technologies, is thrilled to announce the addition of Arpit Garg as a General Partner. Prior to joining Erez Capital, Arpit was a tech investment banker at Drake Star Partners. He advised on mergers and acquisitions and private placements (Series B onwards) for companies operating in Fintech, AI, and Entertainment verticals. Arpit joins Erez Capital with valuable experience as an investment banker with Drake Star Partners in Los Angeles, and Beekman Advisors, where he advised companies operating