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News Digest: May #1

Singapore’s schools begin to issue certificates on blockchain Starting this year, schools in Singapore, such as secondary schools, junior college, polytechnics, and universities will now receive digital certificates secured by blockchain, in addition to their physical certificates. The move is part of an initiative called OpenCerts, jointly developed by SkillsFuture Singapore, Government Technology Agency, the […]

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HZ Capital News Digest: April #3

What major events happened the past week in blockchain, crypto, and the sharing economy? We have handpicked some of the biggest, and most important headlines from the past week below: Binance Launches Singapore Exchange; Dex Goes Live Binance has launched its exchange service in Singapore, albeit with a slight restriction: customers currently can buy or […]

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News Digest: April #2

China fintech player Ant Financial amasses 50m users in new health plan Ant Financial Services has amassed more than 50 million users for a mutual health aid plan. The plan is marketed on their mobile payment app, Alipay. It provides participants a basic medical coverage with the risks and expenses distributed across all members. In […]

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HZ Capital's News Digest: April #1

Legislation Michigan House of Representatives Votes to Include Cryptocurrencies in Criminal Laws The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a bill that would include cryptocurrencies in sections of the Michigan Penal Code. These include laws for money laundering, embezzlement, credit card fraud and illegal financial gains. This bill was said to be inspired by a […]

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China’s Cashless Society: What It Means For The Future of Payments

Mobile Payments In China China’s booming mobile payment market is well-documented. SCMP reported 81 trillion yuan (US$12.8 trillion) of mobile transactions between January to October 2017, surpassing the 58.8 trillion yuan transacted in 2016 alone. And the trend has held fast – even red packets are being given in digital formats during Chinese New Year. […]

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