SC Ventures launches audax Financial Technology to help financial institutions accelerate digital banking capabilities

audax is designed to help banks compete in the digital age, pursue new digital business models, while complementing existing core systems audax is the digital banking platform that powered the first global bank to offer Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) in Asia The launch follows audax’s successful commercialisation of its BaaS offerings for Standard Chartered with leading Indonesian […]

SC Ventures Sells Incubated Venture CardsPal to utu

Travel-tech firm utu will leverage CardsPal’s hyper-localized rewards tech expertise for rollout in major tax-free shopping markets. Singapore, June 28, 2023 – SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, has completed the sale of CardsPal, a Singapore-based platform offering hyper-localized rewards, to utu, a Singapore-based travel-tech firm transforming customer experiences in tax-free […]

Meet Jason Wiggin, leading Intrapreneurship at SC Ventures

  👋 Hi Jason, tell us about yourself! What are 3 words that best sum you up? J: Direct, Social and Plucky What do you do at SC Ventures, and how are you rewiring the 🧬 DNA in banking? J: I basically harvest ideas from internal folks – whether at SC Ventures, Standard Chartered or […]

SC Ventures exits stake in Metaco SA


SC Ventures was an early investor in Metaco’s vision for institutions to operate digital assets in a safe and compliant ecosystem Singapore, May 25, 2023 – SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, has exited its stake in Metaco SA (Metaco), a Swiss-based tech firm offering critical software infrastructure that enables institutions […]

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, […]

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 […]

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