Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Viva Republica closes $40m funding from GIC, Sequoia China

South Korean-based Viva Republica has secured $40m in funding from GIC and Sequoia China. Read more: fintech.global

Korean crypto exchange executives detained for embezzlement

South Korean authorities have reportedly detained four executives from two cryptocurrency exchanges in relation to the alleged embezzlement in the billions. Read more: www.ccn.com

Tera Funding closes largest Series A to a Korean P2P lending...

Tera Funding has closed a $9.3m Series A, the largest to be made to a Korean P2P lending company. Read more: fintech.global

Japanese, Korean banks to test RippleNet for transfers

Japanese and Korean banks are to run pilot trials of real-time cross-border funds transfers over the Ripple network. Read more: www.finextra.com

South Korean regulator suddenly bans bitcoin futures trading

The world’s largest futures exchanges, CBOE and CME Group, have given their imprimatur to Bitcoin futures trading, but South Korea wants none of it. Read More: cointelegraph.com

Seoul Govt selects Samsung SDS for city-wide blockchain project

The metropolitan government of Seoul has chosen Samsung SDS to draw a roadmap to apply blockchain technology to the city’s administration. Read More: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Samsung Rewards going strong at one-year mark

For the first birthday of Samsung Rewards, the Korean tech giant isn’t expecting to get any presents. Read More: www.pymnts.com

Japan On Track to Become Bitcoin Market Leader

After China and Korea banned ICOs experts believe that Japan will become the leader of Bitcoin markets. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Despite Korean ‘ban’, Bithumb adds Zcash

Korea is taking the Chinese approach to new ICOs, however, those already established are being further legitimized as Zcash is added to Bithumb. Read more: cointelegraph.com

China’s bitcoin ban fuels investment in South Korea, Japan

EXCLUSIVE- NXC, the holding company of $10 billion Japanese gaming corporation Nexon, has acquired an $80 million (91.3 billion Korean won) stake in the second, Read more: bankinnovation.net