Fintech News Singapore

Singapore Life Diversifies into Payments Through the Acquisition of Canvas

Singapore Life, known for its insurtech business seem to be throwing their hat into prepaid payments card space with their

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Personal Finance Site DollarsAndSense Acquires Local Startup FundMyLife

Popular personal finance website DollarsAndSense announced the acquisition of local financial planning startup fundMyLife. With the acquisition of fundMyLife, DollarsAndSense

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Fintech Job Moves and the Hottest Open Positions in Singapore and HK

Fintech in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 72.5% from 2015 to reach

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Cisco Launches Innovation Center for Cybersecurity and IOT in Singapore

Cisco has today announced the launch of its Co-Innovation Center and Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Singapore. The two centers

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SGD 1.3 Million Were Loaded in DBS’ QR Ang Baos This Chinese New Year

DBS Qr Ang Baos launched on the 25 January, was a twist to an old tradition, it provide users with the

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UOB Joins in the Wave of Digital-Only Banks With the Launch of TMRW in Thailand

The year 2019 seems to be the year when the banks jump into the digital only bank bandwagon, with CIMB

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With Britain Done, Can Revolut Convince Asians to Try Neo-Banks?

Founded in 2015, Revolut is one of Britain’s fastest-growing fintech players, now valued at US$1.7 billion, serving its Apple-levels cult

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Ripple Backs Philippine-Focused Remittance Firm SendFriend in $1.7M Funding

SendFriend, a Philippine-focused remittance market startup, has raised up to US$1.7 million capital in a venture round backed by blockchain

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Fintech Tools And Gift Ideas For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is looming and like many of us, you are probably panicking about what to get your better half.

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UnPAY, Tencent Research Institute Released Whitepaper on Indonesia’s Payment Market

UnPAY and Tencent Research Institute have jointly published a whitepaper (in Chinese) on Indonesia’s payment market. This whitepaper focuses on hotspots

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Singapore Banks Beat Hong Kong Counterparts In Digital Transformation

Singapore banks are beating their Hong Kong counterparts in terms of digital transformation, according to a research by labor market

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UnionBank Sets Up Bitcoin ATM in Manila

Bitcoin machines are on the rise worldwide. Currently, these devices are in 76 countries and now the Philippines have been

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Cryptomining Malware: A Growing Epidemic

Cryptocurrency malware isn’t a new term in the recent past. Cryptojacking has ballooned in popularity among cybercriminals since last year,

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Top 10 Insurtech Leaders in Asia

Who are the top InsurTech leaders in Asia? Insurtech Asia Association evaluated 215 candidates for a combination of impact, influence

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EmTech Asia Delves Into The Impact of Technology On Life And The World Around Us

Co-organised by MIT Technology Review and Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, the sixth edition of EmTech Asia 2019 was held on 22

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Blockchain Education in the Philippines Going Mainstream

Be it formal or casual, blockchain education is becoming a regular thing in the Philippines although its usage in different

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Ripple Selects Singapore as its Latest Partner for University Blockchain Initiative

Ripple announced the latest group of partners to join its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), an initiative to accelerate academic research,

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What Happened to Fintech Singapore’s Previous Pick of Hottest Fintech Startups?

In mid 2016, after sifting through copious amounts of reports, studies and our own internal evaluations we’ve come up with

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TransferWise Bids Farewell to Head of Asia-Pacific Expansion, Lukas May

TransferWise is a London-headquartered international money transfer company, and it has built quite a name for itself in Singapore’s island

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UnionBank-IBM Blockchain Venture Seen to Revolutionize Trade Finance in Philippines

UnionBank of the Philippines has set its eyes on revolutionising the supply chain finance in the Philippines through its tie-up

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IBM’s Blockchain is Being Used to Ship Mandarin Oranges This Chinese New Year

Pacific International Lines has used an electronic Bill of Lading (e-BL) built on the IBM Blockchain Platform in a successful

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Philippines’ CEZA Favours Self-Regulation in New Cryptocurrency Asset Regulation

The Philippines’ “fintech city ” Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) has crafted a new set of rules in the acquisition

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UOB’s Banking Services Now Available on Your Grab App

UOB and Grab have announced that Grab will begin offering a suite of UOB Cards solutions and privileges directly on

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Blockchain in Trade Finance: Arguably the Hottest Banking Trend Right Now

In the journey to digitalizing trade, blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) have emerged as powerful technologies promising to bring

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Introducing the LINE Pay-Visa Co-Brand Credit Card

LINE Pay Corporation, operator of the popular smartphone digital wallet service LINE Pay, announced today plans to introduce in Japan

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Revolut Enlists London-Based Regtech for Help in Complying With MAS’ Regulations

Revolut, a digital-only bank from the UK, announced that it has signed an agreement with ClauseMatch. Following a trial period, Revolut is

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Commonwealth Bank’s Wealthtech App Gains Swiss Expertise from Additiv

In today’s digital world, investors increasingly demand to be able to stay abreast of market developments and manage their financial

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Next-Generation Social Platform Humans.net Set to Expand Globally

Following a successful trial run in the U.S., Humans.net, a next-generation social platform empowered by innovative Internet technology and revolutionary

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Serial Entrepreneurs Can Now Apply for Loans with OCBC Before Even Incorporating

OCBC Bank has officially launched a new business dedicated to supporting serial entrepreneurs as they establish and grow new businesses.

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Bankers, Fintech Experts Gather in Vietnam to Discuss the Future of Banking

Earlier this month, bankers and fintech experts gathered in Vietnam to discuss the future of banking, the evolving payments landscape,

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

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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 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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