NGC Ventures closes third blockchain fund at $100m

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Singapore-headquartered global crypto-focused venture capital fund NGC Ventures has secured $100 million for its third blockchain fund, NGC Metaverse Ventures, according to an AsiaTechDesk report. Investors in the crytpo fund include Babel Finance, Altonomy, Huobi Ventures, Nexo Ventures and GBIC. The funding comes after the success of NGC Ventures’ previous funds, which made strategic early… Continue reading NGC Ventures closes third blockchain fund at $100m

CNERGENZ Berhad Lists on ACE Market, Share Price Gains 4.31% to RM0.605 on Debut

CNERGENZ Berhad (CNERGENZ), an established electronics manufacturing solutions provider based in Penang, has made its debut on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Securities) under the Technology sector, opening at RM0.605 per share, which is a premium of RM0.025 or 4.31% above the IPO price of RM0.58 per share. Ms. Yeat Soo… Continue reading CNERGENZ Berhad Lists on ACE Market, Share Price Gains 4.31% to RM0.605 on Debut

IRE NZ Releases Property Management Software Website in New Zealand

IRE New Zealand, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, which showcases digital solutions for property professionals in New Zealand. Sales and property managers are welcome to book a free demo of their Property Management Software on the NZ site. An IRE NZ company spokesperson noted that IRE’s new Property Management Software… Continue reading IRE NZ Releases Property Management Software Website in New Zealand

The APCO Bone Health QI Tool Kit – Putting a brake on fractures in the world’s most populous & fastest ageing region

An osteoporotic fracture occurs every three seconds worldwide. With more than 50 per cent of the world’s hip fractures expected to occur in the Asia Pacific (AP) region over the next two decades, the Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) has launched a Bone Health QI Tool Kit today (May 24, 2022), to promote quality… Continue reading The APCO Bone Health QI Tool Kit – Putting a brake on fractures in the world’s most populous & fastest ageing region

Dubai Grants Ex-Singapore Parliamentarian Calvin Cheng’s Web3 Company a Virtual Asset License

Singaporean investor and entrepreneur Calvin Cheng has established a non-fungible token (NFT) and fan token investment holding company in Dubai. Cheng, formerly an appointed Member of Parliament in Singapore, will invest in projects to integrate crypto into fashion, media and entertainment via Calvin Cheng Web3 Holdings FZE. The Dubai Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA) has… Continue reading Dubai Grants Ex-Singapore Parliamentarian Calvin Cheng’s Web3 Company a Virtual Asset License

Motul powers Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing to iconic P2 finish at Bathurst 12 Hour

Official AMG Performance Team, Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing took part in the world-famous Bathurst 12 Hour held from the 13th to the 15th of May 2022 with Motul as the factory-supported team’s exclusive lubricant partner. The #91 Mercedes-AMG GT3 finished in a brilliant second place, only 8 seconds adrift in the round-the-clock endurance classic, despite… Continue reading Motul powers Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing to iconic P2 finish at Bathurst 12 Hour

nybl Joins World AI Show & Awards as The Official Artificial Intelligence Partner

Held under the patronage of the Private Office of HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, a member of the royal family of Dubai, World AI Show & Awards, is set to take place on 25-26 May 2022 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. Noor Alnahhas, Chief of Dreaming Stuff Up, nybl will shed… Continue reading nybl Joins World AI Show & Awards as The Official Artificial Intelligence Partner

Thai agritech startup Freshket eyes expansion after raising $23.5m

Miss Ponglada Paniangwet, CEO & Co-founder (Center), Mr. Komjak Rattakham, CoS (Left), Mr. Saran Chiwtanasuntorn, VP, Engineering (Right)

Freshket, a tech-enabled food supply chain platform, has raised $23.5 million in its series B funding round, according to an AsiaTechDesk.com report The funding was led by SET-listed PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited and saw participation from Openspace, Betagro Holding, a company owned by the Taepaisitphongses and shareholder of Betagro Public Company… Continue reading Thai agritech startup Freshket eyes expansion after raising $23.5m

Straumann Malaysia, part of The Straumann Group, a Leading Implantology Company, Intends to Provide 3,000 Dental Implant Packages to the Ministry of Health Malaysia as part of MoU

Straumann Group Sdn. Bhd, the Malaysian subsidiary of Straumann Group, global leader in implantology and aesthetic-dentistry, (Straumann Malaysia) intends to provide 3,000 dental implant packages worth in excess of RM10 million, which will benefit the lower-income group (B40) and underprivileged Malaysians. This intention was communicated within the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) announced by the Ministry… Continue reading Straumann Malaysia, part of The Straumann Group, a Leading Implantology Company, Intends to Provide 3,000 Dental Implant Packages to the Ministry of Health Malaysia as part of MoU

PhilSec 2022 Set to Discuss Strategies to Strengthen Philippines’ Cybersecurity

With 74 million active internet users, the Philippines has been constantly battling a rich state of cybercrime. So much so that the National Bureau of Investigation’s Cybercrime Division recorded a 200 percent increase in the phishing campaigns since the country went into lockdown in March 2020. Taking heed from the situation, Tradepass has taken the… Continue reading PhilSec 2022 Set to Discuss Strategies to Strengthen Philippines’ Cybersecurity

Continuum Market, CaNectar and Brad Turner Present #NFTStreetFair

Continuum Market, CaNectar and Brad Turner present #NFTStreetFair on May 28 to share our NFT economic explosions via vendor booths, two stages, digital innovation immersive experiences, IRL + Webinar livestream, and more than a metaverse. Meet the best in blockchain NFT economy at the City of Arts Costa Mesa in California, alongside investors and subject… Continue reading Continuum Market, CaNectar and Brad Turner Present #NFTStreetFair

PH startup Coins.ph raises $30m in Series C funding

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Coins.ph, the Philippines’ leading fiat and crypto wallet services provider and Joffre Capital portfolio company, raised $30 million in Series C financing led by Ribbit Capital, and joined by other strategic investors, according to a PhilippinesToday.ph report. The new capital will be used to further expand its Web3 ecosystem and presence throughout Southeast Asia. Coins.ph… Continue reading PH startup Coins.ph raises $30m in Series C funding

NexBloc Adds .NEX and .ARTIST Decentralized Top-Level Domains to its Arsenal of Web 3.0 dDNS Offerings

NexBloc today announced the creation of several new decentralized top-level domains (dTLD) including .NEX and .ARTIST. This adds to the expanding list of domains that are being developed on multiple blockchains and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) such as Polygon, XDC and Hedera. As well, buyers will now be able to use a credit or debit… Continue reading NexBloc Adds .NEX and .ARTIST Decentralized Top-Level Domains to its Arsenal of Web 3.0 dDNS Offerings

GfK Joins World AI Show & Awards as a Gold Sponsor

World AI Show & Awards, is taking place on 25 – 26 May 2022 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. Daniel Shearly, VP of Products at GfK is delivering a Tech Talk on ‘Transforming businesses with Artificial Intelligence’ highlighting how the changing space of AI has contributed to disruptions in businesses and how companies… Continue reading GfK Joins World AI Show & Awards as a Gold Sponsor

GBA’s Banking & Finance Working Group Announces Key Personnel Movement

The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is pleased to announce that their Banking & Finance Working Group Leader, Dr. Sindhu Bhaskar, has been elevated to the Board of Directors and Mr. Paul Dowding has been appointed to lead the Banking and Finance Working Group. GBA’s commitment to supporting the banking and financial industry is evident by… Continue reading GBA’s Banking & Finance Working Group Announces Key Personnel Movement

Deputy Directors from Kenyan Ministry of ICT and ICT Authority along with INTERPOL’s Director of Cybercrime to speak at CyFrica 2022

As the pursuit for a robust African cybersecurity landscape gathers momentum, Tradepass has taken the initiative to host the 4th edition CyFrica at The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya on 28-29 June 2022. To ensure the summit has the right guidance and attracts the right set of faculties, CyFrica 2022 now has… Continue reading Deputy Directors from Kenyan Ministry of ICT and ICT Authority along with INTERPOL’s Director of Cybercrime to speak at CyFrica 2022

Insights from Davos: Web3 Consolidation Underway, Meta Alliance Launch, Web3 Reserve System

A consensus is emerging from multiple Davos insiders that the next wave of consolidation is about to hit the Crypto Markets as awareness of Web3 Applications continue to drive volume, growth and outlook. Despite the recent crypto market crash this month, M&A is again on the rise as the Volume of Deals increased 50X over… Continue reading Insights from Davos: Web3 Consolidation Underway, Meta Alliance Launch, Web3 Reserve System

The Lan Space Announces The Summit In Davos

The Summit at The Lan Space, an exclusive gathering of visionary leaders collaborating on the most pressing issues of our current and future generations, is back in Davos, Switzerland this May in its second edition after a successful debut in January 2022. From May 20th, The Lan Space in Davos will converge the frontiers of… Continue reading The Lan Space Announces The Summit In Davos

El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States to Represent the El Salvador People at GBA’s Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference

Milena Mayorga, El Salvador’s ambassador to the United States, will represent her nation and government at this year’s Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference organized by the Government Blockchain Association. The conference will focus on blockchain technology in business and government. It will include presentations from experts in the field and a Pitch Competition, Job… Continue reading El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States to Represent the El Salvador People at GBA’s Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference

Solve.Care Foundation CEO Pradeep Goel to Speak about Blockchain Technology in Healthcare at GBA’s Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference

Government Blockchain Association is proud to announce that Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care Foundation, will speak about blockchain technology in healthcare at the upcoming GBA Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference (https://gbaglobal.org/2022-bcseg-tickets/) on May 25-27, 2022 at Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care Foundation Mr. Goel is a healthcare executive with… Continue reading Solve.Care Foundation CEO Pradeep Goel to Speak about Blockchain Technology in Healthcare at GBA’s Blockchain & Sustainable Economic Growth Conference