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Standard Chartered-backed Zodia Custody and SBI establish joint venture to set up the first tier 1 crypto asset custodian in Japan

London, UK — 02 February 2023 — – Zodia Custody Limited (“Zodia Custody”), a leading crypto asset servicing provider for institutional investors and a subsidiary of Standard Chartered, and SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. (“SBI DAH”) announce that they have entered into definitive agreements to launch a joint venture in Japan. Subject to anti-trust […]

Digital assets move one step closer to standardised processing in multibank partnership

26 January 2023, Singapore/Frankfurt – SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) one of the largest banks in Germany, DekaBank and financial software specialist Comyno have entered into a joint venture to create SWIAT, a blockchain platform that enables real time settlement and trading of traditional and digital data, […]

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, […]


A startup that specializes in combating money laundering and terrorism financing using Artificial Intelligence Silent Eight came to us as a fairly small company with a great idea and a first version of their product but there was a long, complex journey on the horizon – the nature of their product (optimizing name screen processes […]


A startup specializing in data preparation using simple interfaces In 2016, Paxata came to us with a solution to a specific problem around risk and compliance. With their technology and our expertise and network, we turned a successful Proof of Concept (PoC) into an investment and a long-term partnership. Standard Chartered provided consistent support throughout– […]


A startup specializing in the personalization of Digital Banking services through AI Moneythor first delivered a PoC before winning a tender with us in 2018. With a strong commitment to digital banking & technology and a truly global footprint, we are glad to be working alongside Moneythor to further advance personalisation and engagement in our […]


A San Francisco-based startup with a suite of operating solutions for adaptability For what started out as a small team of 3-4, Standard Chartered’s belief in and commitment to Instabase was a key factor in the success of the partnership.  Bringing Instabase into production from PoC, Standard Chartered acted as the constant bridge between the […]


A startup specializing in providing financial institutions with access to external data For over 2 years, DemystData has supported several digital and data transformation initiatives at  Standard Chartered working specifically on automation and customer verification projects in several geographies. Throughout the process, Standard Chartered has been a supportive partner, providing guidance and visibility within the […]


A startup specializing in predictive models with machine learning technologies In 2016, DataRobot won a tender with the Analytics arm of Retail Banking, building models to better target consumers for retail banking products via upselling and cross-selling. Providing an influential point-of-contact, vested executive sponsorship and the opportunity to work through various use cases across our […]


SG-headquartered fintech that allows bank customers to perform banking services like cash withdrawal & loan applications at retail shops via a mobile app. Standard Chartered has integrated soCash into SC Mobile, its mobile banking app in Singapore, since 2017 to increase customer convenience by enabling them to withdraw cash through a network of retail outlets. […]