Fintech News Singapore

10 Indian Fintech Startups To Keep An Eye On

The fintech ecosystem in India has evolved significantly since its emergence. Fueled by initiatives from the government to boost innovation

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FinTech: 90% Hype, 10% Revolution. And Why It’s Okay.

Buzz vs. Life Changing Innovations.  A systemic, a consumer and an innovator point of view. A couple of months ago,

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Top 3 Challenges of P2P Funding Platforms in Singapore

Dealflow, scalability, and trust – a P2P crowdfunding startup is a 3 legged stool, without one of these, it risks

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BlockShow Asia: Revealing Blockchain Sensations

BlockShow Asia 2017 powered by Cointelegraph is one of the largest platforms showcasing Blockchain solutions, bringing the hottest startups, ICOs,

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How Fintech Companies Can Help Indonesian Banks

With a population of over 250 million, consistent economic growth and high mobile phone penetration, Indonesia has emerged as one

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How will food outlets be affected by the digital payment revolution?

2017 has been yet another breakthrough year for digital payments. Alongside cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin rising to a record value, there’s

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Grabs Plan to be the #1 mobile Payments Platform in Southeast Asia.

Grab, the leading ride-hailing and logistics services startup in Southeast Asia, is looking to become the top mobile payments platform

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Experts, Regulators Warn Of Risks Associated With ICOs, Token Sales

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become a popular way for tech startups to raise funding and a lucrative investment opportunity

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Interview with the Co-Founder of Maecenas, a Blockchain-Powered Marketplace for Fine Art

Founded in early 2016, Maecenas is set to launch the world’s first blockchain-powered investment platform for fine art, bringing together

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Top 13 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Finance Events in Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon and to help industry participants and enthusiasts to keep up with this burgeoning sector, several

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Visa Expands Global Transaction Processing with Facilities in Singapore and United Kingdom

Visa announced expanded transaction processing capabilities in two state-of- the-art data centres in Singapore and the United Kingdom. The new global

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InsurTech Is Disrupting Insurance Forever – Will There Still Be a Place for Human Financial Advisors?

Wave after wave of technological disruption has hit us in recent years and it looks like the insurance industry is

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Fintech in Bangladesh: Nascent but Growing

Bangladesh’s undeveloped financial system, huge unbanked population, and increasing smartphone penetration rate, have fueled the development of innovative digital finance

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Fintech can help improve the relationship between Banks and their Customers

A report by the The Economist Intelligence Unit noted that while Fintech is an emerging industry that is growing more

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Interview: Texcent to Launch Digital Payments Platform Paycent in Singapore and the Philippines in Coming Weeks

Texcent, a Singapore-headquartered fintech startup, is looking to launch its digital payment platform, Paycent, this August in Singapore and the

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China’s Fintech Sector to Enter New Era

While China’s fintech industry had been mostly driven by the “fin” component, the importance of the “tech” component will come

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Vietnam’s Zalo Pay Brings Payments To Social Media in Vietnam

Zalo Pay, a product of ZION, is bringing mobile, contactless payments to Vietnam’s popular social media and messaging platform Zalo.

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Decentralizing Energy in Singapore for a Future Grid

Blockchain technology might also disrupt the energy sector. Blockchain technology, the backbone technology behind the Bitcoin, is enabling a peer-to-peer network

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Digital Insurance Protocol Aigang Launches Blockchain Demo Apps for IoT Devices

The Singapore-based leader in blockchain protocol for digital insurance, Aigang Network, this week launched its unique Android and iOS demo

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Why Indonesia needs Fintech?

Southeast Asia’s largest economy would rather use fintech platforms for their financial needs rather than the country’s more well-established banking

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Internet-of-Things Technologies to Play a Key Role in Singapore’s Smart Nation Push

In Singapore, Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies are set to play a key role in the city-state’s digitalization push and Smart Nation

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Fintech Mainstream Adoption To Be Driven By Emerging Markets

Over the past 18 months, adoption of fintech solutions has surged globally with now 33% of digitally active consumers across

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Blockchain in Singapore, How Singapore is integrating Blockchain into everyday life

Singapore is big on blockchain, amid the city state’s Smart Nation push. It is running through a slew of blockchain

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IOTA and Quantum Resistant Ledger: Two Innovative DLT/Blockchain Projects

The blockchain market is growing rapidly and is set to surge from US$210.2 million in 2016 to US$2.312 billion by

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How the world can learn from Indonesia’s microfinance scene

Microfinance disasters have made the news in recent years and the industry has drawn some flak for being unregulated. Indonesia

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OCBC Bank makes PayNow even more seamless by enabling account-to-account QR code transfers

By innovatively marrying QR codes with PayNow’s infrastructure, OCBC Bank has delivered a new level of convenience to funds transfers.

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11 Recent Fintech Fundings in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and other Southeast Asia countries

In 2016, a total of US$23.5 billion was invested into fintech globally, with Asia Pacific receiving more than half of

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The Promise of Fintech in Vietnam. A Culture of Cash

In 2002, according to Plastic Money, there were only nine foreign-operated ATMs (ANZ, HSBC, and Citibank) in the entire country with

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Global Payment Summit Coming to Singapore; Last Chance to Nominate Your Startup for Florin Awards

The Global Payment Summit, organized by the Transactives, will take place in Singapore on August 28 and 29, 2017 at

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ICOs in Singapore: an Overview

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), or token sales, are becoming an increasingly popular method for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups from around

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The 10 Best Fintech Books To Have In Your Library

Top 10 Fintech Books While blogs and news portals will keep you up-to-date in terms of companies and corporate news,

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MAS: 100 FinTech Problems to Solve for Singapore

Solve this problem on the Singapore Hackcelerator and apply until August 15th here! 7 problem statements on KYC / Identity

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Landscape of Blockchain Companies in Financial Services

In November 2008, a paper was posted on the Internet under the name Satoshi Nakamoto titled ‘bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an

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The Hottest Fintech Companies in Singapore in 2017

Singapore has had quite an amazing year with regard to fintech. The city-state organized the world’s largest fintech event, a

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First Bank in SouthEast Asia To Use Blockchain Technology For Payment Services

OCBC Bank has become the first bank in Southeast Asia to use blockchain technology in its local and cross-border payment

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled

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Too many Innovation Labs too few Innovations “Dances With Drums” by Fintech-Hubs and Banks

There are so many innovation labs and too few innovations. I regularly meet with bankers worldwide and the first phrase

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Infographic: The 27 Fintech Unicorns, And Where They Were Born

Visual Capitalist‘s infographic visualizes the 27 largest fintech startups worldwide. They look at valuations, cash raised, location, sub-sectors, and much more!

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Digix Provides Users With Digital Tokens That Represent Legal Ownership of Assets

Combining the oldest form of money and one of the most cutting-edge technologies, commodity-backed digital currencies have been praised for

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27 Most Valued World Fintech Unicorns, 8 From China

Business Insider Singapore, CBInsights, Funderbeam, and Crunchbase together have created the world’s fintech unicorns – fintech start-ups valued at over $1 billion.  

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Report Update Explores Vietnams Massive Fintech Opportunities

With a population of over 90 million people, mostly composed of Millennials who are increasingly plugged in, Vietnam’s Internet economy

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Robo-Advisory Services in Asia

Automated advisory platforms, also known as robo-advisors, have already caused a stir in the US and the UK, and are

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Asia’s Top 7 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the loan of money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders directly with

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Top 10 Southeast Asian Blockchain, Bitcoin Startups

The bitcoin craze has gone well beyond the US and Europe. In Africa, startups such as BitPesa are revolutionizing the

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