Cryptocurrency usage will be mainstream — and seamless — in the future: founder Ron Hose

Besides cryptocurrency, Ron Hose, who is an active investor, talks about blockchain and ICOs 

ICO bans are irrelevant as the momentum it has created is unstoppable, says Global Brain Venture Partner Takashi Sano

Both fiat and crypto currencies have their respective roles to play; as long as a nation exists, fiat currency will also exist and it will never disappear, he says 

10 prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia

The entrepreneur bug bites and lures venture capital investors to get right into the action once again 

Can blockchain technology create another era of Asian tigers?

The integration of smart contracts into blockchain tech might just usher in the creation of another era of Asian tigers as more ventures from the region get into the game 

Call to action, support #TogetherforMarawi to help raise money for displaced Filipinos

#TogetherforMarawi wants to bring the tech community together and support the nearly 400,000 Filipinos affected by the Marawi terrorist insurgency 

Blockchain-enabled mobile payments startup raises US$5M led by Naspers; claims 1M customers

Coins enables anyone to access financial services, such as remittances, mobile air-time, bill payments, and online shopping at over 100,000 merchants, directly from their phone 

3 startups, OCBC Bank set to disrupt wealth management, customer service

The Singaporean bank confirms it will launch full pilot projects with Fincast, BondIT and CogniCor on the back of its first accelerator programme with Nest 

8 for fortune: OCBC fintech accelerator reveals its participants

The startups cover — among others — blockchain asset transfers, robo investment advisory and mobile wallets 

[Podcast] 500 Startups' James Riney wants a hustler with authenticity

The Tokyo-based VC shares his story, talks about traits he looks for in an entrepreneur, discusses Japan' startup ecosystem and more... 

Philippines' teams up with 7-Eleven to offer instant deposits

The partnership will allow users to credit funds into their digital wallets via 7-Eleven's 1,600 outlets in the Philippines