Fintech News Singapore

Indonesian P2P Lender Koinworks Raises SGD$ 16.5 Million in Series B Round

KoinWorks, one of Indonesia’s key players in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending space, OJK, today announced its Series B fundraise of

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Accenture: Half of the Banks are Not Making Visible Progress in Digital Transformation

The US$1 trillion that traditional retail and commercial banks have invested globally over the past three years to transform their

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Major Payments and Banking Players Gather at Seamless in Singapore to Discuss the Future of Commerce in Asia

Seamless Asia, the region’s largest free-to-attend payments, banking, identity, e-commerce and retail conference and exhibition with 150 exhibitors and over 6,000 attendees,

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Fintech CEO Pitch: We Challenged Turnkey Lender with 8 Questions

We recently interviewed Dmitry Voronenko, the CEO and Founder of Turnkey Lender, a Singapore based Lending Software provider. This is

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10 Years Old Blockchain Entrepreneur Steals the Show at Tech-Summit in Bangkok

One of the ASEAN region’s youngest entrepreneurs, KIDLetCoin CEO and Co-Founder, 10 year old Kaede Takenaka, spoke about blockchain and

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Ohmyhome Opens PropTech Innovation Centre in Singapore

Singapore’s first one-stop property solution Ohmyhome, announced the opening of the country’s first-ever PropTech Innovation Centre this week. The 11,000-square-foot

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15 Fintech Maps Showcasing the State of Fintech in Asia

On many aspects, Asia is leading the fintech revolution. First, in terms of consumer adoption of fintech products, more than

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Key Takeaways From Vietnam’s Startup Ecosystem

A new book exploring Vietnam’s startup ecosystem was released earlier this month, detailing an American entrepreneur’s experience in supporting, and working

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Credit Card Issuers Ramp Up Tech Innovation

In the age of mobile wallets, peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps, and cryptocurrencies, credit cards are transforming to keep up with

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5 Ecosystems Enablers and B2B Providers for Fintech Startups in Asia

The platform-based business model has taken hold in the digital economy, and the concept is quickly spreading to banking and

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Global Fintech Adoption Is at an All Time High, EY Study Shows

Consumer adoption of fintech services has surged globally in the past years, rising from 16% in 2015 and 33% in

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Visa Said Their AI-Powered Fraud Detection Helped Prevent US$25 Bil in Fraud Annually

Visa just announced that their Visa Advanced Authorisation (VAA) process, done using artificial intelligence, has helped financial institutions prevent an

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Winners of Inclusive Fintech 50

MetLife Foundation and Visa, with partners Accion and IFC, launch inaugural list to help fintech companies attract capital and resources

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10 Innovation in Finance and Blockchain Books to Read

So here we go – it has been another six months and even though I thought I would not have

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Line Founder Thinks its US$182 Mil Worth Fintech Arm Could Break Even in Two Years

Following the announcement of Line’s fintech ambitions, the Japan-based company with WeChat Pay-like financial ambitions claims that it may see

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Calm Down, Grab Isn’t Trying to Become a Bank—Not in the Way You’re Thinking, at Least

Followers of this page are well aware that Grab, one of Singapore’s premier unicorns, has dabbled in many different areas

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Two Vietnamese Payments Startups are Merging and Raising US$30 Mil in Funding

Two Vietnamese payments startups, Vimo Technology and Vietnam MPOS Technology have merged to form a brand new entity NextPay according

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A Shocking 72% of APAC Companies Struggle to Harness Financial Crime Prevention Tech

Organizations across Asia Pacific (APAC) are looking to increase investment in technology to fence off financial crime, according to a

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New Vietnam Fintech Startup Map Showcases Vietnam’s Growing Fintech Landscape

With a growing middle class, rising Internet penetration, and a population of nearly 100 million people, most of whom are

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LuneX Backed Sparrow Launches Crypto Trading Platform

Fresh out of Beta, Sparrow, a Singapore-based options trading platform has launched a platform for Bitcoin and Ethereum options trading

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4xLabs’ New Platform Lets You Compare Prices of Overseas Money Transfer Services

Following the launch of Get4x, a price discovery platform for currency exchange, a Singapore-based fintech named 4xLabs has just launched

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Halo Investing Raises Series B Funding for Global Expansion of Structured Notes Platform

Halo Investing, the world’s first and only independent, multi-issuer technology platform for Structured Notes has recently closed a $12 million

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GrabPay Users Can Now Increase Transaction Limit to $SGD 30,000 After KYC Process

Grab users will now be able to authorise the retrieval of personal data from MyInfo, a digital identity service from

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15 New Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out for in 2019

Financial technology continues to bring exciting times ahead in the Philippines with the ever-growing emergence of new fintech players that

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Singtel’s Dash to Enable In-App Taxi Booking from ComfortDelGro Soon

Singtel announced a strategic partnership with ComfortDelGro Taxi to enable in app taxi booking within Singtel’s Dash App. Through this

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LINE’s Partnership with VISA Might See the Duo Introducing Crypto Payments Soon

Japanese internet giant LINE announced that its fintech unit LINE Pay has inked a partnership with VISA, which will see

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Temasek and Tencent to Invest US$35 Million in TrueLayer

Tencent and Temasek is set to invest US$ 35 Million in UK-based open banking startup True Layer’s US$40 Million Series

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Visa Launches New All-In-One Payments Platform with a Consortium of Major Players

Today, a consortium of major companies have launched b.yond, a financial innovation platform that will let banks and consumer-facing businesses

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Indonesia’s Central Bank Governor Unveils 5 Key Payments Initiative

Bank Indonesia Governor, Perry Warjiyo recently unveiled “Indonesia’s Payment System 2025 Vision” a strategic framework consisting of 5 key initiatives

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Philippine Based Crypto Startup PDAX Receives Funding Boost from BitMEX

Philippines Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), a locally based cryptocurrency exchange platform recently received an undisclosed sum of funding from BitMEX

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