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KuCoin Labs Incubates and Invests in PlayZap Games, a Web-3 Gaming Platform, to Further Advance the Development of GameFi
KuCoin Labs, the incubator and investment arm of the KuCoin ecosystem, announced that it led the seed round investment in PlayZap Games, a Singapore-based Web-3 Gaming platform. Other investors that had joined the round included Arcanum Capital, Oddiyanna Ventures & Prime Block Ventures.
Xsolla Provides Independent Studios With Innovative Program to Get Early-Stage Funding and Launches Streamlined Payouts for Game Developers
Xsolla, a global leading video game commerce company, announces the launch of two additional solutions to help developers begin their development journey and successfully manage the growth of their games post-release.
Naver Z Chooses Payoneer to Pay Content Creators Globally
Payoneer the commerce technology company powering payments and growth for the new global economy, has been chosen by Naver Z, a subsidiary of Naver Corp., one of Asia’s largest internet companies and an early leader in the content creator economy, as their global payment provider. Naver Z owns ZEPETO, a global metaverse platform with 320 million registered users. This partnership marks Payoneer’s increased focus on the content creator industry, and how it connects entertainment platforms with their global ecosystem.
HSBC Bank Canada Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
HSBC Bank Canada has appointed Daniel Hankinson Chief Financial Officer succeeding Gerhardt Samwell who left HSBC in July to pursue other opportunities. Dan is expected to start in the role in September 2022. Kevin Nichols, the Bank’s Vice President and Canada Head of Asset Liability and Capital Management is Acting CFO during this interim period.
Women’s World Banking Announces 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge to Elevate Fintechs with New Solutions to Close the Gender Gap in Financial Services
Women’s World Banking announced today the 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge, a global competition to highlight and advance solutions to close the gender gap through digital financial services. Now in its fourth year and the only women-centered fintechs competition, the Challenge will provide a platform for later stage fintechs working to address the persistent challenges in serving the low-income women’s market.