First Shoshin teams up with Bloom to bring Bitcoin and cryptocurrency over the counter in its soon-to-rise Fintech Hub

July 10, 2020

Philippine Bitcoin pioneer Bloom is joining First Shoshin Holdings, Inc.’s soon-to-rise FinTech Hub along EDSA Makati that aims to provide better and greater financial access to Filipinos. Bloom combines blockchains and cryptocurrencies with compliance tools to create a modern remittance network. With this partnership, Bloom will further expand its reach to millions of Filipinos and be part of the biggest FinTech marketplace along with other financial services providers like banks, cryptocurrency exchange providers, and money transfers operators like Western Union. Read More

How First Shoshin Holdings will reinvent blockchain technology

June 30, 2020

Blockchain is inarguably one of the most significant technological revolutions in the last decade. It has become a game changer in multiple aspects of the private sector and government operations and a transformative force in the technology space. As such, researchers, scientists, and investors are immersed in exploring blockchain’s full potential, analyzing its limits, and defining next steps and future applications. Read More

Blockchain gaming gets a boost with First Shoshin’s $6M investment into Blockchip’s gaming platform GameWorx

June 22, 2020

Blockchain technology is claimed to have the potential to transform the world we live in – and venture capital investors are betting big especially as COVID-19 makes 2020 a pivotal year for blockchain innovation. Take First Shoshin Holdings, Inc. (FSHI) who has recently invested $6M Series B Funding into blockchain software developer Blockchip, the company behind blockchain gaming platform GameWorx (GWX). This round of funding is preceded by a $2M Seed Funding round in 2017 and a $3M Series A funding in 2019, and is intended to fast-track and support research and development, operations, marketing and business development, tech upgrades, and market expansion initiatives. Read More

First Shoshin-backed startup JoJoPay launches and grabs a slice of the $1.9 trillion payments industry

June 10, 2020

First Shoshin is launching its payment platform JoJoPay, one of the brands under its portfolio company JoJo, jockeying for a place in the massive payments industry. JoJoPay is an end-to-end payment platform for personal and business use on a mission to revitalize the digital economy by making simple, secure, and fast payments the norm. The JoJoPay platform grants users better control of their money through 24/7 instant, online payments. JoJoPay is also integrated into JoJoCare, JoJo’s virtual care services platform launched last April, allowing clients to seamlessly book and pay for their online sessions inside the app. Read More

First Shoshin-backed virtual currency exchange (VCE) platform xCoin to be implemented in all DA5 branches by end of 2020

June 02, 2020

First Shoshin’s portfolio platform xCoin will soon be implemented in all DA5 branches nationwide by the end of this year through its partnership with DA5, one of the country’s leading authorized direct agents of Western Union. Read More

Gameworks partners with BXTB, further energizing the online gaming industry

May 15, 2020

Gameworks has entered into a partnership with BXTB Foundation where both parties will be working collaboratively to facilitate the integration of BXTB technology into the GWX platform to further develop and expand the gaming sector. This agreement makes Gameworks the first live gaming platform to accept BXTB game tokens as part of its service offering, spearheading BXTB’s expansion into the growing Asia/Pacific online gaming market. Read More

First Shoshin builds Mint, a crypto bank platform with 155 fiat-backed tokens

May 8, 2020

First Shoshin Holdings, Inc. (FSHI) has successfully developed Mint, a blockchain banking platform using its proprietary blockchain technology Cloudchain, as a solution to advance emerging markets, provide universal transparency with higher security, and reduce value transfer costs globally. Set to launch on May 22, Mint is leading the digital transformation of the world economy by pioneering the biggest stablecoin implementation through the deployment of tokens for the global market. Read More

First Shoshin Holdings launches JoJoCare, a platform that lets you virtually visit doctors and other care providers in minutes

April 29, 2020

First Shoshin first announced JoJoCare, its venture into health tech last April 6 as an apt response to the limited mobility imposed by the nationwide enhanced community quarantine and as a way to ease the strain brought about by the pandemic. JoJoCare, a holistic healthcare app on a mission to help people connect with qualified practitioners and get expert advice faster, is now available on soft launch. Read More

First Shoshin expands its portfolio, invests to build JoJoCare app for online holistic care services

April 06, 2020

The whole country is met by unprecedented events due to the COVID-19 crisis which has drastically changed the way we go about our daily lives. How do you consult doctors about your health concerns without violating quarantine protocols and without exposing yourself to the risk of getting infected if you do get a chance to go out? This is the driving force behind First Shoshin Holdings’ (FSH) $1M investment into JoJoCare, a new venture under the JoJo brand described as a holistic self-care app that helps people access a diverse selection of healthcare and wellness professionals without leaving their home. Read More

First Shoshin partners with DA5 to open Western Union branch by Q2 of 2020

March 26, 2020

In partnership with DA5, a leading authorized agent of Western Union in the Philippines, First Shoshin Holdings Inc. will open up a WU branch as part of its $5M FinTech Hub project that aims to create a “tellerless” one-stop shop for financial needs. Read More

First Shoshin Holdings unveils five-year $5M FinTech Hub Plan

March 18, 2020

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First Shoshin Holdings, Inc. (FSHI) has set its sights on becoming a frontrunner in FinTech innovation as it plans to develop a FinTech Hub in the next twelve months which aims to create an integrated financial services space to serve as a one-stop shop where Filipinos can perform financial transactions on-the-go. Read More