Fintech News Singapore

Flywire Joins The Growing Number of Financial Services Deploying Machine Learning

Flywire a payments firm announced that they are deploying machine learning capabilities into its payments platform. The enhancements are geared

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3 Lessons Other Insurers Should Learn from Ping An

Insurance companies have been slow to adapt to a digital-first approach. In an increasingly digital world, many insurers are put

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3 in 4 Banks in Asia Will Invest in Machine Learning This Year

The financial services industry is undergoing profound shifts facilitated by technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of

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Know your Tokens: Busting Crypto Jargons and Acronyms

Since the early days of initial coin offerings (ICO), the world of cryptocurrencies have added myriad types of terminologies –

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Singapore Airlines Onboards Adyen to Smoothen its Flight Booking App

Singapore Airlines has partnered with fintech unicorn Adyen, to help in creating a more frictionless payments experience for customers booking

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3 Startups From Singapore Selected For Fintech Global’s Top 100 Wealthtech List

Data and research provider Fintech Global has released its inaugural Wealthtech 100 list, which features the world’s top 100 companies

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3 in 4 APAC Banks Believe Fraud Will Increase This Year

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to

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There Are 41 Crypto Businesses Licensed in Philippines Right Now

Philippines has been taking active steps recently to reform its regulation in efforts to position itself a crypto friendly regime

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OCBC Introduces a More Seamless Checkout for Instant Mobile Payments

Rapyd a payments focused fintech, announced a partnership with OCBC Bank to enable real-time bank payments for Singapore consumers and online

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AI Driven Fintech AIDA Gets Funding Boost from Mastercard

AIDA an artificial intelligence focused fintech recently announced that they have raised an undisclosed sum in their Series A round,

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10 of the Top Fintech Startups in Indonesia for 2019

Fintech has entered a new age in Indonesia, most ostensibly represented when the wild wild west of the peer-to-peer lending scene

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5 Central Bank Backed Blockchain Projects That Could Make the World a Better Place

Central banks across the globe are no stranger to the concept of blockchain. In fact, according to a recent World

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9 Online Forums To Discuss Personal Finance and Trading in Asia

The web is full of resources when it comes to personal finance and investing but what exactly are the most

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Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019’s Banking And Fintech Superstars

Forbes has released its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Asia list, which features 300 disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs from the

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Top 10 Fintech Startups and Companies in Thailand to Keep an Eye On in 2019

It would surprise many outside of the kingdom to discover that Thailand is actually a hotbed for fintech today. Without drawing

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EZ-Link Joined Forces with Malaysia’s Touch ‘N Go to Issue a Multi-Currency Joint Card

Due to a variety of reasons, Singapore’s EZ-Link and Malaysia’s Touch ‘n Go cards are synonymous with travel in their

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Top 10 Robot Vacuum Cleaner for 2019

Too lazy to clean your room at home, we are too. Therefore we have selected our Top 10 robot vacuum

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Philippines Approves 3 More Crypto Exchanges Amid Soaring Bitcoin Prices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has green-lit another 3 cryptocurrency exchanges to operate in the Philippines. The new licensed firms include

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58% Singaporeans Don’t Think They Can Go Without Cash for 3 Days

Despite being known internationally as a fintech hub here, it seems like Singapore is starting to fall behind on cashlessness

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Fresh off its SoftBank Funding, Grab is Already Eyeing to Raise US $6.5 Billion

A scant few weeks after closing its Series H led by SoftBank Vision Fund, Grab already has its eye on

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Ripple to Double Staff Strength in Singapore

According to a report by Business Times (paywall), Ripple will be doubling its staff strength from 12 to 24 this

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New Partnership Enables Filipinos to Get Salaries in Their Gcash Wallet

Singapore-based payroll services provider Excelity Global has partnered with Philippine mobile money wallet GCash to allow disbursement of salaries and

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Binance Will Arrive in Singapore Before the Month Ends

In September last year, Binance, one of the best known crypto exchanges, expressed intentions to set up fiat-to-crypto trading platforms

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Sending Money Home to Myanmar Can Be Cheaper and Less Illegal with Blockchain

The central bank governors in both Thailand and Myanmar has just granted their blessing to the KTB Shewbank, a remittance

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Mitsui Sumitomo Just Launched Their Digital Hub in Singapore

Mitsui Sumitomo an insurance giant hailing from Japan, and they just announced the setup of their global digital hub in

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Philippines’ Cryptocurrency Enabled Wallet Can Now Accept Western Union Transfers

Blockchain-based financial services company Coins.ph and  Western Union have teamed up to allow the fintech startup’s five million customers receive

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With this New ATM by NCR, You Only Need to Wave Your Hand to Get Cash

American banking solution vendor NCR Corporation showcased its latest range of self service banking solution recently at Money 20/20. One

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All Shops in Changi Airport Will Accept E-Wallet Payments Very Soon

The various merchants in Changi were probably already on their way towards accepting QR wallet payments one way or another, but

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Singapore’s Investment Management Association Announces a New Chairperson

The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) today announced that it has appointed Susan Soh, CEO Singapore, Schroders, as its

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Top IoT, AI and Robotics Books

The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) technology across consumer products, enterprises and public service fueled by artificial intelligence, machine

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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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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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