Taiwan

Temenos Bags Taiwan’s Virtual Bank as a Customer

Temenos, the banking software company, announced that Next Commercial Bank (Next Bank), has selected Temenos Transact to power its launch as one of Taiwan’s first virtual bank. Cloud-native, cloud-agnostic they said that Temenos Transact will deliver rich, pre-configured banking functionality

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CoolBitX Raises $16.75M In Series B Funding Led By SBI Holdings

CoolBitX, has successfully secured $16.75 million in a Series B funding round. According to their statement, the funding will help provide FATF-compliant solutions to virtual asset service providers (VASPs) around the world through their service, Sygna. The funding round, led

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A Mask Inventory System on Blockchain is Being Deployed to Fight Coronavirus in Taiwan

Taiwan’s concern in response to the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus outbreak has forced its local authorities to strictly ration the distribution of surgical masks and alleviate manpower shortages in repackaging bulk supplies through the help of volunteers. To facilitate this daunting logistical

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Taiwan to Launch Contactless Payment on Airport Metro Line

Taoyuan Metro company will launch contactless payment via bank cards on January 16, 2020 to serve passengers travelling to and from the capital city of Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport. The tap-and-go service will open to holders of VISA, Mastercard,

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Taiwan to Keep an Eye on in 2019

Taiwan has been trying to gain a foothold for itself as a fintech hub, but despite their best response from the industry is still mixed But Taiwan if anything, is at least earnest in its efforts, it recently approved EMQ

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The First Startup in Taiwan’s Fintech Sandbox is Now in Bed With Visa

Just in January, EMQ was named the first fintech startup to be accepted into Taiwan’s Regulatory Sandbox to provide a more convenient and lower cost remittance service for migrant workers sending money home to Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. Now,

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Taiwan’s Fintech Sandbox Gets Its First Startup

Taiwan’s newly formed fintech regulatory sandbox has approved EMQ a cross border remittance startup as its first participant. As the first fintech startup to be accepted into the Taiwan’s Regulatory Sandbox, EMQ will within the Financial Supervisory Commission prescribed timeline,

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Fintech Accelerators and Incubators in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea

In the past years, Asia Pacific has seen strong growth in its fintech ecosystem, rapidly catching up with the US and Europe. In Japan, Tokyo has witnessed the development of a vibrant fintech network and regulators have recently launched fintech-friendly

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Meet The Top 6 Funded Taiwanese Startups in Fintech

In Taiwan, regulators prefer innovators compared to disruptors. Innovators can work together with existing companies and thus, within the same regulation frameworks that have already been established. Meanwhile, disruptors usually call for brand new regulations, which can be more difficult

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Top 6 Upcoming Fintech and Blockchain Events in Taiwan

Over the years, Taiwan has remained rather open to blockchain and cryptocurrency, at least compared to its fellow Northeast Asia countries such as China and Korea. While they were originally criticized for lacking any regulation in the Fintech markets, and

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