Science and technology in Asia

TripleBlind to Highlight Benefits of Enhanced Data Sharing and Collaboration in Healthcare and Fintech at Upcoming Industry Events

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 5:53pm

At events focused on healthcare and fintech, TripleBlind will speak on compliance when sharing data across international borders and throughout all industries and data platform enablement.

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  • At events focused on healthcare and fintech, TripleBlind will speak on compliance when sharing data across international borders and throughout all industries and data platform enablement.
  • TripleBlind will participate in these upcoming events:
    HLTH 2021, Oct. 17-20, held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston.
  • TripleBlind co-founder and CEO Riddhiman Das will present on the topic, Data platform enablement in the age of privacy, on Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 4:45-4:55 p.m.
  • The TripleBlind Private Data Sharing Solution unlocks the estimated 43ZB of data stored by enterprises today that are inaccessible and not commercialized due to privacy concerns, operational complexity and regulations.

DGAP-News: asknet Solutions AG: Extraordinary General Meeting approves capital increase to create a solid financial base and enable strategic investments

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 5:04pm

October 15, 2021, Karlsruhe (Germany) - asknet Solutions AG, a leading procurement, e-commerce and EdTech specialist, held today an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM).

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  • October 15, 2021, Karlsruhe (Germany) - asknet Solutions AG, a leading procurement, e-commerce and EdTech specialist, held today an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM).
  • During the meeting, the Management Board reaffirmed the company's Three-Pillar Strategy, including a clear roadmap for the years 2021 through 2023.
  • "The execution of our Three-Pillar Strategy, as a clear and material concept to create change and growth for the company, is progressing well.
  • The capital increase approved by the EGM will provide the company with a strong equity base to grow profitably in the coming years.

Fintech Market in India, 2021 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:31pm

The "Fintech Market in India 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Fintech Market in India 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • As of 2020, India accounted for the highest fintech adoption rate (87%) and is the biggest destination for investment deals worldwide.
  • Within the country, some of the top fintech destinations are Mumbai, Gurugram, Bengaluru, New Delhi, and Hyderabad.
  • The fintech market was valued at INR 2.30 Trn in 2020.

TELUS International Will Release Third Quarter 2021 Results and Host an Investor Call on November 5

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:45am

TELUS International (NYSE and TSX: TIXT) will release its third quarter 2021 results on November 5, 2021, before the North American market open hours, and host a conference call on the same day at 10:30 a.m. (ET) / 7:30 a.m. (PT), where management will review the results, followed by a question and answer session with pre-qualified analysts.

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  • TELUS International (NYSE and TSX: TIXT) will release its third quarter 2021 results on November 5, 2021, before the North American market open hours, and host a conference call on the same day at 10:30 a.m. (ET) / 7:30 a.m. (PT), where management will review the results, followed by a question and answer session with pre-qualified analysts.
  • A webcast of the conference call will be streamed live on the TELUS International Investor Relations website at: https://www.telusinternational.com/investors/news-events and a replay will also be available on the website following the conference call.
  • TELUS International (NYSE & TSX: TIXT) designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions to enhance the customer experience (CX) for global and disruptive brands.
  • Fueling all stages of company growth, TELUS International partners with brands across high growth industry verticals, including tech and games, communications and media, eCommerce and fintech, healthcare, and travel and hospitality.

Securitize Names Head of Securitize Capital

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Securitize, Inc, which has created a fully-digital, regulated, end-to-end platform and marketplace for investing in and trading shares of private companies, today announced that Wilfred Daye has been named Head of Securitize Capital.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Securitize, Inc, which has created a fully-digital, regulated, end-to-end platform and marketplace for investing in and trading shares of private companies, today announced that Wilfred Daye has been named Head of Securitize Capital.
  • Reporting to Securitize CEO Carlos Domingo and with over 20 years' experience in capital markets and bringing liquidity to digital assets, Daye leads the firm's investment and asset management offerings under the banner of its wholly owned subsidiary, Securitize Capital.
  • "As Securitize Capital grows and scales, we knew we needed a leader of Wilfred's pedigree and experience to lead it.
  • Securitize is comprised of Securitize, Inc. and its subsidiaries Securitize, LLC (an SEC-registered transfer agent), Securitize Capital, LLC, and Securitize Markets, LLC (an SEC-registered broker-dealer, member of FINRA and SIPC , and operator of the company's alternative trading system, Securitize Markets).

Tern Commerce Inc. Appoints Jerry Uffner as President to Propel Next Stage of Growth

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tern Commerce Inc., a leader in B2B SaaS payment automation and infrastructure, today announced that Jerry Uffner has joined as President of Tern.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tern Commerce Inc., a leader in B2B SaaS payment automation and infrastructure, today announced that Jerry Uffner has joined as President of Tern.
  • Jerry was most recently a Senior Vice President at the FIS Prepaid Division and has been a senior executive at several payments companies.
  • Not only does Tern offer the broadest payments product suite in the industry, it is the only provider offering three go-to-market options.
  • Jerry Uffner, President of Tern, "I am delighted to join Brion and the amazing team at Tern.

MakeMyTrip Limited Announces Partnership with Leading AI-Enabled Travel Booking App Hopper

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

New York, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gurugram and New York, October 14, 2021: MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT) (the Company), Indias leading online travel company, today announced its partnership with Hopper, one of the top travel booking apps for flights, hotels and car rentals, to help travelers save money with personalized recommendations and flexible booking capabilities.

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  • New York, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gurugram and New York, October 14, 2021: MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT) (the Company), Indias leading online travel company, today announced its partnership with Hopper, one of the top travel booking apps for flights, hotels and car rentals, to help travelers save money with personalized recommendations and flexible booking capabilities.
  • Through this partnership, MakeMyTrip aims to further enhance the flight booking experience by boosting its recently launched Price Lock feature.
  • As travel continues to rebound, and even enters a travel supercycle, Hopper Cloud is providing the fintech solutions that drive conversions and revenue.
  • About MakeMyTrip: MakeMyTrip Limited is India's leading online travel company.

Gadze Finance launches US$25 million DeFi crypto fund

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Gadze Finance launches a DeFi focused crypto fund with an initial US$25 million under management, growing to US$100 million over the coming 6 months.

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  • GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Gadze Finance launches a DeFi focused crypto fund with an initial US$25 million under management, growing to US$100 million over the coming 6 months.
  • "Our goal is to democratize access to safe high yield investment strategies in crypto," said Mike Silagadze, CEO of Gadze Finance.
  • Gadze Finance will use an initial US$25 million as a pilot fund intended to prove a market-neutral yield investment strategy in crypto.
  • Gadze Finance is a next-generation crypto DeFi fund that offers intelligent asset management to investors.

ZmBIZI Launches its Flagship Z2 Smartphone, the First Phone that Pays You Back for Everyday Use

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ZmBIZI (zam-bee-zee), the minority-owned technology company unifying mobile hardware, social purpose, and cutting-edge fintech, today announces the launch of its first flagship smartphone, the Z2. In an era of smartphones that look alike and share a common feature set, the Z2 stands apart.

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  • In an era of smartphones that look alike and share a common feature set, the Z2 stands apart.
  • Every Z2 phone comes with its own free Visa Debit Card, ensuring the user can redeem and spend their rewards anywhere that accepts Visa.
  • In addition, the ZmBIZI Z2 is also a smart point-of-sale terminal; for the first time, approved U.S. small businesses can now accept contactless payments directly on their ZmBIZI smartphone1.
  • The ZmBIZI Z2 is available for pre-order now on www.zmbizi.com ahead of its official on sale date in early November.

Carson Onboards FeeX, Offering Leading Fintech Retirement Service to Financial Advisors

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

"When RIA firms partner with Carson Group, they're looking to free their time to focus on what truly matters in their businesses, which are the relationships," said Ron Carson, Carson Group founder and CEO. "This integration with FeeX gives our network of financial advisors more time to do just that, while also empowering them to deliver more meaningful advice that addresses a client's entire financial picture -- instead of just a few pieces of it. Advisors in our network have seamless access to FeeX's innovative technology and tools that can help them have a greater impact on helping clients build the financial future of their dreams."

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  • The technology ensures all investment decisions fit into their clients' holistic financial plans by allowing advisors to manage and trade retirement assets alongside other accounts.
  • "When RIA firms partner with Carson Group, they're looking to free their time to focus on what truly matters in their businesses, which are the relationships," said Ron Carson, Carson Group founder and CEO.
  • Carson Group serves financial advisors and investors through its businesses, including Carson Wealth, Carson Coaching and Carson Partners.
  • The platform is designed to work across account types and integrate seamlessly into existing technology to help advisors improve their clients' financial outcomes.