Demystifying The Cross-Border Remittances Ecosystem

With a large chunk of the global workforce migrating to foreign countries in search of lucrative career opportunities or better living; the World Bank estimates that migrants will send up to US$636 billion home in 2017, with three-quarters of that being remitted to developing countries. In 2015, US$440 billion in remittances was sent back to developing countries, but US$32 billion was lost due to high … Continue reading Demystifying The Cross-Border Remittances Ecosystem

InstaReM gets RBI approval to offer outbound remittance services from India

The FinTech start-up will start its money transfer services in partnership with an AD-I bank by November 2017 InstaReM, the Singapore-headquartered FinTech start-up offering convenient, fast and cost-effective cross-border money transfers to individuals and businesses, has received regulatory approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for facilitating overseas remittances from India. InstaReM plans to start its outbound money transfer services from India by November … Continue reading InstaReM gets RBI approval to offer outbound remittance services from India

Cross-border digital payments company InstaReM receives US$13M investment

Singapore, 4 Jul 2017 – InstaReM, one of the leading digital cross-border payments companies, has received a US$13 million investment led by GSR Ventures, with participation from SBI-FMO Emerging Asia Financial Sector Fund (SBI-FMO Fund), Vertex Ventures, Fullerton Financial Holdings (FFH), and Global Founders Capital (GFC). To date, InstaReM has raised over US$18 million in the last 18 months. InstaReM will use the investment to … Continue reading Cross-border digital payments company InstaReM receives US$13M investment

BLOSSOMS – LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 22.8.2017 (AND KASABIAN, NOT LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 22.8.2017)

Originally posted on Analogue Boy In A Digital World:
“We’ll be back soon” said Blossoms singer Tom Ogden at the end of their concert at The Limelight in March. He was true to his word, with the band returning five and a half months later to support Kasabian at Custom House Square. It was a nice treat, to have two bands on the bill I… Continue reading BLOSSOMS – LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 22.8.2017 (AND KASABIAN, NOT LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 22.8.2017)

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE – LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 25.8.2017 (CHSQ)

Originally posted on Analogue Boy In A Digital World:
Bit of a late purchase this, as I waited until Linfield definitely weren’t playing on the Friday night of the Bank Holiday Weekend before purchasing my ticket, as Ocean Colour Scene rolled into Belfast to perform as part of CHSQ. Custom House Square isn’t a new venue for Ocean Colour Scene, having performed a free concert… Continue reading OCEAN COLOUR SCENE – LIVE AT CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE 25.8.2017 (CHSQ)