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Orange Growth Capital (“OGC”) is a Financial Technology Investment firm founded in the fall of 2013. We invest in high growth companies primary in EMEA and prefer to invest after the seed round, when there is proof of concept and there are some revenues.

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DBS and OCBC push QR codes for mobile payments

Over the coming months, some 2,000 Nets terminals will be enabled for QR code-based payments, rising to 10,000 by the end of the year.

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National Bank of Cambodia inks DLT development deal

Created by Soramitsu, Hyperledger Iroha is a software framework administered as part of the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project that...

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How WeChat Pay became Alipay’s largest rival

Mobile payments is one of those areas of contention. It’s a lucrative and high-growth market, growing more than 200 percent year-on-year...

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South Korea makes coinless society push

According to the Korea Times, the country's central bank has signed several retailers, including CU and Seven Eleven, for the trial.

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Alibaba's Ant Financial merges with helloPay Group

Under the terms of the agreement, helloPay will be rebranded as Alipay Singapore, Alipay Malaysia, Alipay Indonesia and Alipay Philippines.

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Nomura Launches Voyager-Nomura FinTech Partnership

Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank, has been at the forefront recognizing this new tech-driven innovation in financial services....

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Ant Financial raises MoneyGram offer to $1.2bn

The MoneyGram board of directors has unanimously approved the amended agreement, worth $18 a share in cash, up from the $13.25 initially...

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Belgium’s Qover raises €5.5 million in Series A funding

Belgian financial technology startup Qover has raised €5.5 million in a Series A round led by Anthemis.

Qover is a startup in the growing “insurtech” space. It provides digital insurance APIs to help build digital insurance products. With...…

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The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem....This is a great Article on that side of AI

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle,...…

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Affirm Announces 1 Millionth Installment Loan

Affirm's loan volume more than tripled in 2016, growing to "hundreds of millions of dollars."  The company also expanded from 100 to 900...

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FinTech startup Neyber closes £7.5m Series B

FinTech startup Neyber, which allows employers to offer access to ‘affordable’ loans, has raised £7.5m in Series B funding.

The London-based company drew support from investors including Deutsche Bank COO, Henry Ritchotte, and Credit Suisse investment bank...…

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OCBC Bank launches Emma, the mortgage chatbot

Developed in collaboration with CogniCo - a graduate from the bank's startup accelerator programme - Emma interprets questions asked by...

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First Islamic fintech gets UK regulator's approval

Yielders, an equity-based crowdfunding platform for UK property investment, was given the green light by the Financial Conduct Authority...

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Fintech Currency Firm Opens in India

Fintech currency firm World First joined a U.K. Government delegation to launch its service in India. 

As the business accelerates its...

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Elevate Credit pulls off lending IPO

Texas based consumer subprime online lender has officially IPO'd this week (after a failed attempt in 2016) at a valuation of $242.5m. 

After postponing its IPO last year, Elevate Credit, the venture-backed lending company, went public on the New York Stock Exchange today....…

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Why Your Extra-Safe Car Costs More to Insure High-tech collision-prevention systems on cars help pre

There is a simple answer. High-tech collision-prevention systems on cars help prevent crashes but cost a lot to repair!

New cars loaded with high-tech crash-prevention gear are having a perverse effect on car-insurance costs: They are soaring. Safety...…

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Payments company Ayopop raises $1m seed funding

Jakarta based payments platform Ayopop has raised $1m in Seed funding led by GREE Ventures. Ayopop allows users to pay a wide range of...

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Betterment co-founder Eli Broverman steps down

The changes for two pioneers of the digital advice space come as the sector matures; major banks and wirehouses are ramping up their own...

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WhatsApp will reportedly launch peer-to-peer payments in India within 6 months

WhatsApp may be about to introduce peer-to-peer payments in India, which is its largest market with over 200 million users.

“India is an important country for WhatsApp, and we’re understanding how we can contribute more to the vision of Digital India. We’re...…

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BAHRAIN SIGNS WITH SINGAPORE FINTECH CONSORTIUM AND TRUCIAL

Looks like each month # of partnerships is growing between Cities, Banks and Start-ups! Great momentum

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Bahrain Economic Development (EDB) and Dubai-based asset management and advisory firm...…

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