Grab unveils major investment plans for Vietnam

Ride-hailing firm Grab plans on investing “several hundred million dollars” in Vietnam since it sees the country as its next growth market. Grab unveilled the plan just weeks after it disclosed a $2 billion investment plan for Indonesia. The proposed investment plan marks Vietnam as one of Asia’s fastest growing economy and underscores Grab’s eagerness…

Brazilian fintech Nubank raises $400 million in 7th funding round

Nubank was valued at more than $10 billion in its latest funding round. In a statement Brazilian fintech startup Nubank stated, it has raised $400 million in a new funding round led by TCV, a U.S. investment firm. Its existing investors include China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd, Ribbit Capital, DST Global, Dragoneer, and Sequoia Capital. Thrive…

Atom Bank raises 50 million pounds in latest funding round

Participants in Atom Bank’s latest funding round includes, Woodford Patient Capital Trust, Toscafund, BBVA, and other funds. On Monday, embattled fund manager Neil Woodford stated, along with other investors it has invested an additional $62.42 million into digital lender Atom Bank. One of Britain’s best-known money managers, Woodford has left thousands of investors without access…

Japan Display secures funding from investors led by China’s Harvest Group

Japan Display, which depends on Apple Inc for the bulk of its revenues, has secured a funding bailout. The development was not announced earlier. On Friday, in a significant development Japan Display Inc stated, a group of investors led by China’s Harvest Group, an investment firm, had provided $738 million (80 billion yen) in funding…

SEC issues guidelines for holding digital asset securities

This is likely to pave the way for traditional investors to hold more digital asset securities. In a significant development, midst enquiries requesting clarity on holding digital assets with regard to federal securities law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a notice on broker-dealer custody of digital asset securities. As per the…