Fasanara Fintech Weekly

Asia Fintech Funding Triples, Sotherby's To Allow Ether Bidding, Mastercard's BNPL & Other News




Happy Friday!



In this edition:


  • Fintech funding in Southeast Asia triples to record $3.5 bln this year

  • Sotheby’s to allow live bidding in ether for works by Banksy

  • Non-fungible tokens offer a new take on fandom

  • Twitter creates Crypto Team to integrate Web3 DApps

  • Mastercard Adds Partners to Strengthen BNPL Program




 


Fintech funding in Southeast Asia triples to record $3.5 bln this year.



SINGAPORE, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Financial technology (fintech) funding in Southeast Asia jumped more than three times in the first nine months of this year compared with full-year 2020, reaching a record $3.5 billion, a report showed on Wednesday.

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Sotheby’s to allow live bidding in ether for works by Banksy.



Auctioneer Oliver Barker will be fielding real-time bids for the famed street artist’s “Trolley Hunters” and “Love Is In The Air.”


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Twitter creates Crypto Team to integrate Web3 DApps.



The company has reportedly hired Tess Rinearson, a former contributor to the Cosmos blockchian.

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Non-fungible tokens offer a new take on fandom .



NFTs have taken the place of trading paper cards and go beyond sports in today's world.


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Mastercard Adds Partners to Strengthen BNPL Program.



Mastercard includes more participants within its BNPL program to better serve customers opting for installment payments while making purchases.

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