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Regional Insurtech Igloo and Vietnam's AhaMove strengthen partnership with 3 new insurance products including hospital cash allowance to protect its drivers

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:00am

Over the next three months, 3000 drivers who purchase Hospital Cash Allowance plans will enjoy a 60% discount.

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  • Over the next three months, 3000 drivers who purchase Hospital Cash Allowance plans will enjoy a 60% discount.
  • Drivers can choose from 3 plans starting from as low as 45,000VND/month, with hospitalisation allowance of up to 1,000,000VND/day.
  • Moving forward, Igloo will actively explore possible strategic partnerships to offer insurance protection solutions for the locals in Vietnam."
  • AhaMove also helps more than 25,000 Vietnamese drivers and drivers earn monthly income with attractive fee and bonus policy.

GameFi and the world’s first NFT co-creation platform for artists

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 1:23pm

SINGAPORE, Nov. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GameFi and NFT are becoming global trends, paving the way for the Blockchain industry.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Nov. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GameFi and NFT are becoming global trends, paving the way for the Blockchain industry.
  • However, when artists from all over the world can create and earn money from games together, it is a whole new story.
  • The advantages of NFT vary as they can be attached to products from all fields (music, tree, art and more) after being digitalized.
  • In recent years, young artists in Vietnam could earn an enormous sum of money thanks to selling their artwork on technology platforms.

Ready Games Launches ICON: Avatar Fashion Metaverse With Epik as Its Exclusive NFT Technology Provider

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 8:36pm

Epik has been selected to be the exclusive NFT technology provider for the Ready Games Network (RGN), a hyper-casual social gaming platform with more than one million users.

Key Points: 
  • Epik has been selected to be the exclusive NFT technology provider for the Ready Games Network (RGN), a hyper-casual social gaming platform with more than one million users.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211104006341/en/
    The companies have already collaborated to integrate Epik Primes blockchain technology and NFT framework to power digital collectibles and transactions on RGNs upcoming gaming metaverse title, ICON: Avatar Fashion Metaverse, which launches this week on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
  • ICON will be the very first metaverse utilizing Epik Primes technology to enable gamers to produce NFTs, from the virtual game assets they create in game.
  • In addition to in-game NFT creation, Epik Primes NFT infrastructure enables the sale of the limited edition NFTs and digital collectibles across games.

Regional insurtech Igloo and HD, the region's only D2C direct-pay healthcare marketplace, announce partnership to launch insurance products on HDmall

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 5:00am

Muang Thai Insurance (MTI), one of Thailand's leading non-life insurance companies, will be underwriting the health insurance products such as cancer and mobile syndrome insurance, among others.

Key Points: 
  • Muang Thai Insurance (MTI), one of Thailand's leading non-life insurance companies, will be underwriting the health insurance products such as cancer and mobile syndrome insurance, among others.
  • HD leverages ecommerce technology to connect direct-pay patients to hospitals and healthcare SMEs, with the mission to bring affordable healthcare to the '99%'.
  • Igloo will continue to look at expanding its partnership in the digital health space across the SEA region," said Raunak Mehta, Chief Commercial Officer, Igloo.
  • MTI's main products include fire insurance, marine insurance, motor insurance, and miscellaneous insurance.

Regional insurtech Igloo named among "2021 Inclusive Fintech 50"

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 5:30am

SINGAPORE, Nov 2, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Regional insurtech, Igloo, was named as one of the winners of the 2021 Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) competition, an annual competition hosted by The Center for Financial Inclusion.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Nov 2, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Regional insurtech, Igloo, was named as one of the winners of the 2021 Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) competition, an annual competition hosted by The Center for Financial Inclusion.
  • Last year, Igloo partnered with foodpanda Thailand to introduce an insurance programme that provides free Covid-19 protection for delivery riders in Thailand.
  • In August 2021, Igloo also won 'Insurtech Initiative of the Year' at the 6th Insurance Asia Awards.
  • In July, the insurtech company partnered with regional leading food delivery platform foodpanda Singapore to launch the insurance product for gig economy workers.

Sea Limited to Report Third Quarter 2021 Results

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:01am

An archived webcast will be available at the same link above.

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  • An archived webcast will be available at the same link above.
  • Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009.
  • Our mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology.
  • We operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, as well as digital payments and financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.

CryptoFights and Zenescope Equip Fans with Playable, In-Game NFTs and Digital Collectibles in Partnership with Epik

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting new product and crossover launch, comic book and graphic novel publisher, Zenescope Entertainment and CryptoFights, the fighting game powered by the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain, set an industry milestone by minting the first-ever licensed Intellectual Property (IP) on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. The digital collectibles are playable, in-game non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles of Zenescope characters which users can use on their avatars and trade on- or off-platform. Spearheading the partnership is Epik, a global licensing agency connecting brands with video games.

Key Points: 
  • The digital collectibles are playable, in-game non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles of Zenescope characters which users can use on their avatars and trade on- or off-platform.
  • "Epik is proud to connect an incredible cutting-edge brand like Zenescope with the #1 game on the BSV blockchain CryptoFights," said Victor David, Co-Founder & CEO, Epik.
  • Epik is widely considered to be the blockchain industry leader producing collaborations for premium licensed digital collectibles, NFTs, and exclusive experiences powered by an interoperable proprietary cross-chain technology.
  • Epik is the first licensing agency to bring brands into AAA games with NFTs and digital merchandise.

CryptoFights and Zenescope Equip Fans with Playable, In-Game NFTs and Digital Collectibles in Partnership with Epik

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting new product and crossover launch, comic book and graphic novel publisher, Zenescope Entertainment and CryptoFights, the fighting game powered by the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain, set an industry milestone by minting the first-ever licensed Intellectual Property (IP) on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. The digital collectibles are playable, in-game non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles of Zenescope characters which users can use on their avatars and trade on- or off-platform. Spearheading the partnership is Epik, a global licensing agency connecting brands with video games.

Key Points: 
  • The digital collectibles are playable, in-game non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles of Zenescope characters which users can use on their avatars and trade on- or off-platform.
  • "Epik is proud to connect an incredible cutting-edge brand like Zenescope with the #1 game on the BSV blockchain CryptoFights," said Victor David, Co-Founder & CEO, Epik.
  • Epik is widely considered to be the blockchain industry leader producing collaborations for premium licensed digital collectibles, NFTs, and exclusive experiences powered by an interoperable proprietary cross-chain technology.
  • Epik is the first licensing agency to bring brands into AAA games with NFTs and digital merchandise.

9/11 Day Partners with Epik to Produce First-Ever NFT Metaverse Multi-Game Fundraiser to Support 20th Anniversary of September 11th

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:16am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210831006058/en/
    Epik Prime Partners with 9/11 Day for First-Ever NFT Metaverse Multi-Game Fundraiser.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    For the very first time, a group of video games will collaborate for charity under a collective campaign supporting 9/11 Day, and spearheaded by Epik.
  • This groundbreaking concept took months of coordination and hard work to develop and will reach tens of millions of users worldwide.
  • Epik is proud to have been chosen to strategize and work with 9/11 Day.

Animoca Brands’ Investment Into $EPIK Prime Means Dominant Partnership in the Red Hot NFT and Gaming Space

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 6:47pm

Animoca Brands investment into Epik is part of an ongoing and powerful synergistic partnership, said Animoca Brands co-founder and chairman Yat Siu.

Key Points: 
  • Animoca Brands investment into Epik is part of an ongoing and powerful synergistic partnership, said Animoca Brands co-founder and chairman Yat Siu.
  • This powerhouse partnership combines the forces of two dominant companies in the blockchain and gaming space around a common mission to foster mass adoption.
  • Animoca Brands, ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification.
  • Epik was the first and only NFT company to do any deals with AAA gaming companies for NFTs.