Accelerators & Incubators
Policy & Regulation
Real Money Game
【Exclusive】India Andhra Pradesh Govt Bans Online Gambling
However, this new amendment does not cover Fantasy Sports, one of the star performers when it comes to the type of games doing well among Real Money Games in India.
by Anshuman Gandhi
Trump to Give Tiktok’s Chinese Owner 45 Days to Reach Deal to Sell
Under the proposed deal, Microsoft said it would take over TikTok's operations in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Chinese App Ban
Indians Expected To Take VPN Route To Dodge Chinese App Ban
The government's move to ban 59 Chinese apps on Monday is likely to push users towards virtual private networks (VPN) once again.
India Bans 59 China-linked Apps Including TikTok and UC Browser
Citing privacy concerns, the Central government today has decided to ban a host of mobile applications in India. The list includes popular social media applications like TikTok.
Govt To Introduce Aadhaar-Linked Master Database To Enhance Farm Productivity
The government already has the data of 9 Cr farmers who are beneficiaries of the PM-KISAN scheme.
Thailand Approves Draft Bill to Tax Foreign Internet Firms
The Thai bill requires non-resident companies or platforms that earn more than $57,434.59 per year from providing digital services in the country to pay a 7% VAT on sales.
Inside Kenya’s Plan to Enforce Taxes on Google, Netflix, Digital services
This is in a bid to get revenue from tech firms that are mostly based outside Kenya.
China Finalises New IPO Rules for Shenzhen’s ChiNext Startup Board
There will be no price limits during the first five trading days of a newly listed stock, after which shares will be allowed to rise or fall up to 20% during a trading session，compared with 10% previously.
Inside Nigeria’s Bizarre Attempt To Tax WhatsApp Messages And Emails
The stamp duty will be attached to electronic messages sent over SMS, email, and WhatsApp that show that money was transferred from someone to another person.
Indonesia to Impose VAT on Streaming, Other Digital Services from July
The package was passed by parliament earlier this week.
Israel Launched $565 Million Program to Protect Institutional Investments in Tech
Each of the 6-12 institutional bodies selected for the program will be eligible to up to 50% put option protection for its investment of up to $85 million in Israeli early stage startups.
Tunisian Parliment Supports Startups with $72.2 Million Loan Agreement
The programme also aims to achieve a cumulative turnover of $518 Million and to set up a giant Tunisian start-up with global reach (ICORNE).
【Exclusive】Not so automatic FDI from China to India!
Various industry bodies including companies and investors in India and China have already reached out to the government seeking various types of clarification on the Press Note as well as the FDI Amendment.
by Dipti Lavya Swain
Facebook In Talks with GoPay, OVO, LinkAja for Mobile Payments Launch
A spokeswoman for Facebook said the company was seeking to bring digital payments to more countries.
Kenya Blocks Rogue Digital Lenders from Blacklisting Borrowers
The country’s credit reference bureaus tates that this move became necessary as a result of several complaints from the public about the misuse of Credit information sharing by lending apps, and poor customer services.
Egypt moving forward with plans of imposing tax on social media and search ads
Indonesia withdraws e-commerce data sharing regulation
Indonesia withdraws e-commerce data sharing regulation.
Indonesian fintech authority sets new rules for lending platforms
Indonesian fintech authority sets new rules for lending platforms.
Indonesia P2P new regulation: The daily interest rate should not exceed 8 per thousand
Indonesia Financial Services Authority(OJK) team with Google Play to put all illegal P2P products off the shelves just after the Chinese New Year.
Migo’s e-bike sharing concept to face fresh regulations in Indonesia
Migo said that the firm is ready to comply with regulations.
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