MoneyGram Launches Global Crypto-To-Cash Service in the Philippines

MoneyGram has partnered the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) with to initiate the roll out of  its crypto-to-cash service that is now available in key remittance markets, including the Philippines, Canada, the U.S., and Kenya for the first wave of users.

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Philippines’ fiat and crypto wallet services provider announced that it has closed a US$30 million Series C financing led by Ribbit Capital, and joined by other strategic investors. The company said that the new capital will be used to

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Fintech Philippines Report 2022 Highlights the Rise of Crypto and Advent of Digibanks

In the Philippines, the fintech sector is developing at a rapid pace, fueled by booming digitalization, a favorable regulatory landscape, and ongoing effort by the government to help boost financial inclusion, a new report jointly produced Fintech News Philippines and

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Crypto Exchange PDAX Bags US$12.5 Million in Fundraise Joined by Unionbank’s UBX

The Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, announced that it has raised US$12.5 million (₱ 630 million) in funding. The funding round was led by an unnamed UK-based venture capital firm.

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The Philippine Stock Exchange Wants To Offer Crypto Trading

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is awaiting a nod from regulators to start cryptocurrency trading, CNN has reported. PSE President and CEO Ramon Monzon believes that the bourse is ideal for crypto trading owing to its existing trading infrastructure and

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Nearly 300 Arrested in Philippines for Alleged Crypto Investment Scam

227 Chinese nationals were arrested in Pasig City, Philippines, on suspicion of running a crypto investment scam targetting would be investor back in China. This was according to local media, The Inquirer. The 227 Chinese nationals all had Cagayan Economic

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Philippine Based Crypto Startup PDAX Receives Funding Boost from BitMEX

Philippines Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), a locally based cryptocurrency exchange platform recently received an undisclosed sum of funding from BitMEX Ventures. This news follows a recent investment by Consensys into PDAX. According to BitMEX co-founder and CEO Arthur Hayes, they

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There Are 41 Crypto Businesses Licensed in Philippines Right Now

Philippines has been taking active steps recently to reform its regulation in efforts to position itself a crypto friendly regime . The country’s central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), released its rules for domestic exchange in February 2017, seeking

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Philippines Approves 3 More Crypto Exchanges Amid Soaring Bitcoin Prices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has green-lit another 3 cryptocurrency exchanges to operate in the Philippines. The new licensed firms include Bexpress Inc,  Coinville Phils Inc. and Aba Global Philippines Inc. This brings the total number of licensed cryptocurrency exchange in

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Philippines’ Cryptocurrency Enabled Wallet Can Now Accept Western Union Transfers

Blockchain-based financial services company and  Western Union have teamed up to allow the fintech startup’s five million customers receive international and domestic money transfers directly into their mobile wallets in the Philippines. The collaboration was announced following news of

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