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In fintech, Asia is giving the West a run for its money: Alex Manson of Standard Chartered’s investment arm

Apr 11,2019-- Alex Manson talks about our newly launched Fintech Bridge, the changing banking landscape and how SC Ventures is rewiring the DNA in banking. Read the full article here.

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We’ve partnered with PCCW, HKT and Ctrip Finance to build a new virtual bank in Hong Kong

Apr 11,2019-- Standard Chartered Bank was granted a virtual bank licence in Hong Kong, in partnership with PCCW, HKT and Ctrip Finance. The joint venture will draw on the partners’ respectiv...

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We’ve launched our Africa eXellerator innovation hub in Kenya

Apr 11,2019-- p.big { line-height: 1.8; } We’re happy to announce the official opening of our Africa eXellerator lab, an innovation hub that will serve as a platform to collab...

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We’ve set up a digital SME platform in India, offer SMEs access to financial and business solutions through a network of partnerships

Mar 14,2019--This is one of the disruptive business ventures being launched under SC Ventures, the innovation, investment and ventures unit of Standard Chartered.

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Rewiring the DNA in banking

Nov 02,2018--The Global Head of our innovation hub SC Ventures on transforming banking with intrapreneurs, fintechs and new business models

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What corporations really want in startups for successful partnerships

Nov 01,2018--As technological disruptions sweep through the globe, corporations are finding it increasingly necessary to adapt to the growing needs of their clients. According to Alex Manson...

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Private equity: Standard Chartered wants to combine venture capital with internal innovation

Oct 08,2018--Standard Chartered and venture capital have not been the best of friends in recent years. The bank has spent more than three years exiting its loss-making private equity arm, a ...