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Singapore Tech News Roundup April 2021

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Play Venture Launches a Blockchain Games Investment Fund

Be the first to find out about the latest tech news in Singapore this April 2021. Read on to find out more:

Singapore-based invest,ent fund Play Ventures is setting up a specific blockchain game fund.

ISBC launches Mastercard-Certified Payment Wearables

Leading radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology company ISBC opens its global headquarters in Singapore as it launches its ISBC Pay, a Mastercard-certified contactless key fob for payments.

Cryptocurrency Wallet imToken Bags $30M in Series B Funding

Cryptocurrency wallet developer and blockchain startup imToken announced that it has raised a total of $30 million in Series B funding led by Qiming Venture Partners.

YouTrip Launches $100 Referral Rewards with Continued Growth in Overseas e-Commerce

Singapore’s leading multi-currency wallet YouTrip has launched its biggest user referral programme. Starting March 30, 2021, YouTrip users will get SGD$5 with each successful referral, alomg with a SGD$50 bonus once they reach 10 referrals. 

Social Media Analytics Startup Circus Social Raises $1M in Pre-Series A Funding

The Singapore and Bengaluru-based startup Circus Social said it has raised $1 million in pre-Series A funding led by Inflection Point Ventures.

Blockchain Ecosystem Enjin Bags $18.9M to Launch its NFT Blockchain on Polkadot

Blockchain gaming company, Enjin, bags $18.9 million capital raise to launch its first NFT-focused blockchain called Efinity on Polkadot. 

International Accelertor VC Accelerating Asia Unveils its Fourth Cohort 11 High-Growth Startups

Accelerating Asia, an early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore, has announced its fourth cohort. The 11 high potential startups from Singapore, Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh have raised over SGD$6 million coming into the programme. 

SDTA Launches its XNode-Powered Venture Builder

Singapore Deep-Tech Alliance (SDTA) has announced the launch of its newest venture builder powered by XNode, an Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

Pine Labs Acquires Loyalty Startup Fave for $45M

Pine Labs, a merchant payment startup announced the acquisition of Singapore-based loyalty cashback startup Fave for a sum of $45 million.  

Smart Home Habitap Expands into Indonesia

Singapore-based smart home management system provider Habitap announced its entry into Indonesia, following its launch in the Philippines. 

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