Lightnet

Payments
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Lightnet

Payments

Cross-border payments on the blockchain

Thailand, Bangkok
$31M
Total amount raised
2018
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Lightnet!


Lightnet is a financial network that is built on the true interoperability concept by bridging between existing banking rail and non-bank agent network to provide efficient and instantaneous transactions.

Key objective

Be frictionless settlement hub for the region to provide centralize real-time settlement

Slogan / Motto

Lightnet is the next generation financial network

Use cases

Cross-border payments
Remittances

Customers / Partners

Funding

Received funding
$31,200,000
Total amount raised
1
Rounds
7
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$31,200,000
Series A
Signum Capital
Du Capital
Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd.
Hopeshine Ventures
HashKey Capital
7-Eleven
UOB Venture

News

Blockchain-based remittance firm Lightnet forges partnership with Siam Commercial Bank

Singapore-based fintech company, Lightnet Pte. Ltd., has announced a formal partnership with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the second partnership initiative the company has taken on the heel of the collaboration with the Swiss SEBA Bank.


6 months ago


Partnership
Lightnet
Siam Commercial Bank

Thai blockchain firm raises $31.2m from UOB, Hanwha, Seven Bank

Lightnet, a Bangkok-based blockchain fintech, raised $31.2 million in a Series A round led by UOB Venture Management, Seven Bank, Uni-President Asset Holdings, HashKey Capital, Hopeshine Ventures, Signum Capital, Du Capital and Hanwha Investment and Securities. The round was significant as Lightnet received financial backing from six major conglomerates in Asia. The company is building...


a year ago


Investment
UOB Venture
Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd.
Seven Bank
Lightnet
HashKey Capital
Hopeshine Ventures
Signum Capital
Du Capital

Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet

Lightnet, the company behind the Velo Protocol, has just raised $31.2 million from some of Asia's biggest firms.


a year ago


Investment
Lightnet
Velo Protocol

Another startup seeking to replace SWIFT; raises $31M series A to offer blockchain remittance services

With the fresh capital in place, Lightnet aims to strengthen its Stellar blockchain-based platform and serve “millions of unbanked migrant workers” in Southeast Asian markets.


a year ago


Investment
SWIFT Blockchain
Lightnet

Startup Co-Founded by ‘Fortune’ Owner Guns for Fintech Acquisitions

Lightnet, a Stellar-based blockchain platform, is hoping to take a bite out of Southeast Asia's remittance market.


a year ago

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