Monday, August 20, 2018
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ZhongAn said to receive funding from SoftBank

Digital insurer ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty Insurance has reportedly received a strategic investment from SoftBank Vision Fund. Read more: fintech.global

LINE Corp launches new $10m digital token fund

Japan-based Line Corporation has launched a new investment division which will focus on backing blockchain startups. Read more: fintech.global

Japan-based freee collects $60m in Series E round

Japanese FinTech startup freee has collected $60m in its Series E round of funding to accelerate the development of its ‘small business platform.’ Read more: fintech.global

Golden Gate launches dedicated crypto/blockchain venture firm LuneX

Singapore-based Golden Gate has launched LuneX Ventures, a cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused investment vehicle. Read more: fintech.global

Singapore provides springboard for FinTechs

Singapore’s FinTech scene is booming: Funding for the burgeoning sector in the island country topped nearly a billion dollars in 2017, reaching $983.6 million that year. Read more: www.pymnts.com

CurrencyFair acquires Convoy Payments, as part of its move to the...

Cross-border remittance service CurrencyFair has acquired Hong Kong payments company Convoy Payments. Read more: fintech.global

AXA Hong Kong to invest HK$200m into FinTech development

AXA Hong Kong has revealed plans to invest around HK$200m ($25m) into FinTech development this year, triple its commitment in 2017. Read more: fintech.global

Snowball Finance said to raise $120m in funding from Ant Financial

China-based Snowball Finance, an online investment platform, has reportedly received a $120m Series D investment. Read more: fintech.global

Blue Lake Capital moves past halfway mark for new fund

Blue Lake Capital is well on its way to reaching its $200m goal for its second China-focused VC fund after pulling in more than $138m for the vehicle. Read more: fintech.global

C88 Financial Technologies closes $28m Series C led by Experian

C88 Financial Technologies has closed its Series C round on $28m, with Experian leading the investment. Read more: fintech.global