SC Ventures by Standard Chartered and VinUniversity partner to launch Intrapreneurship programme for students

SC Ventures, the innovation, fintech investment, and ventures arm of Standard Chartered, and VinUniversity have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the launch of the Intrapreneurship programme for VinUniversity (VinUni) students to help them develop entrepreneurship and leadership skills. Under the MoU, the Bank will host an  innovation challenge that VinUni students will be invited to participate […]

B2B marketplace Solv launches in Kenya to unlock MSMEs’ growth potential

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Nairobi, October 19, 2022 – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya will now be able to access working capital financing and a wide range of other business solutions following today’s launch of Solv in Kenya. In addition to providing access to multiple financial institutions, the full-stack platform promises to be a growth partner, […]

We’ll be at Singapore FinTech Festival & Hong Kong FinTech Week 2022

As a corporate sponsor of Singapore Fintech Festival 2022 and Hong Kong Fintech Week 2022, Standard Chartered will be hosting an entire week of events between 31st October and 4th November. Against the backdrop of profound global challenges, there lies the opportunity for businesses to be a force for good. Join our panels and visit […]

Standard Chartered-Backed Zodia Markets Receives FCA Crypto Registration

Standard Chartered-Backed Zodia Markets Receives FCA Crypto Registration, Launches Institutional Exchange and Brokerage in UK and EU London, 28 July 2022 – Zodia Markets, a UK-based cryptoasset exchange and brokerage for institutional clients backed by Standard Chartered, today announced that it has received cryptoasset registration from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and officially launched […]

Solv raises US$40 MN to deepen operations in India and expand globally

27 June 2022, Singapore – Solv, a trusted B2B digital marketplace for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), raised US$40 million in Series A funding led by marquee investor, SBI Holdings, with participation from SC Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm. SC Ventures has played a leading role in building and incubating the Solv franchise.  Solv […]

Standard Chartered partners with The Sandbox to create metaverse experience

25 April 2022, Hong Kong – Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (“SCBHK”) today announced a new partnership with The Sandbox, a leading decentralised gaming virtual world, to create innovative experiences for our clients and the community. SCBHK is the first bank to acquire virtual land at The Sandbox metaverse’s Mega City district, a culture […]