Fintech News Singapore

Blockchain Energo Labs to Establish Singapore Regional Hub

Energo Labs, a cleantech start-up that integrates blockchain into the energy sector in Asia and beyond, is set to strengthen

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UOB supports Shanghai Proptech Company to enter Singapore

United Overseas Bank (UOB) today announced its partnership with Shanghai-based start-up, Mamahome, in the property technology (PropTech) firm’s first move

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Is Your Bank Telling You Everything? 75% Of Singaporeans Don’t Know The True Cost Of International Payments

According to new research released today by online money transfer service TransferWise, a majority of Singaporeans who transfer money overseas

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Rakuten Announces Accelerator Program, Powered by Techstars

Rakuten, a global innovation leader headquartered in Tokyo, and Techstars, a worldwide network aimed at helping entrepreneurs succeed, announced today

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Southeast Asia on track to realizing $200 billion internet economy by 2025

In last year’s “e-Conomy 2025 Southeast Asia” report, Google and Temasek examined the incredible growth in Southeast Asia’s internet economy.

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Multi-Million Dollar Venture Capital Fund focused on Asian PropTech launched

Michelle Yong might be better known in the startup community as the co-founder of innovation-focused co-working space, Collision8. But wearing

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Alipay Kicks Off “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Southeast Asia

Alipay, the world’s largest online, mobile payments and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, kicked off its 2017 “Double 12”

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Australian Stock Exchange using Distributed Ledger Technology

ASX announces its intention to replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by its technology partner Digital Asset (DA).

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Coinbase Conclusion of traffic and scaling; December 6th-7th Post Mortem

Over the past week, Coinbase has continued to invest significant resources into scaling our backend systems to provide a reliable

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time

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Top IOT Fintech Book

IOT Must Read Books featured by IOT News Asia. The Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to the networking of

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Mobile Payment India : Federal Bank Partners With MatchMove for Digitizing Payments

Federal Bank, a leading private sector bank in India, partners with MatchMove India Pvt Ltd to digitise rollout of employee

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Culum Capital launch Online Platform for Alternative Investment

Culum Capital, a Singapore-based receivables and supply chain financing provider, launches its  investor platform. Aimed at accredited and institutional investors

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Unified Data Platform Provider iguazio Opens APAC Headquarters in Singapore

 iguazio a data platform powering continuous analytics and event-driven applications, announced the opening of its Asia Pacific (APAC) regional headquarters in

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from November 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the November 2017 newsletter with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Interesting news

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E-Money License Granted: Grab Malaysia “Grabs” a Piece of the Payments Pie

Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has obtained regulatory approval from Bank Negara Malaysia to launch its mobile payment service

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New Union Achieves MAS CMS License; Anticipates S$2 Million Deal Flow To Be Launched

Crowdlending platform, New Union (新联在线),  announces that it has been awarded the full Capital Market Service license (“CMS”) by the

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Malaysian Insurtech Company, Fatberry Launches

Malaysia’s insurtech company, FatBerry.com launched a digital marketplace for insurance providing Malaysians with a way to get insured in two

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 49)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Globe

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Bank Negara Malaysia Releases e-KYC Guidelines

Following the announcement by Deputy Governor Jessica Chew earlier this September, Bank Negara Malaysia has officially released the e-KYC guidelines

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The State of Equity Crowdfunding Malaysia

Equity crowdfunding is a mechanism that enables the general public to invest in typically early stage businesses. In return for

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The First P2P Binary Options Platform Powered by Smart Contracts Launches a Private Pre-Sale

Betex Lab Limited announced a crowd sale campaign for its project Betex, the first ever transparent binary options platform. With

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An Introduction to Amazon Alexa and Echo Devices

Voice-powered artificial intelligence (AI) for the home has become a big business for Amazon and its technology rivals Google, Apple,

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Tokio Marine Insurance Chatbot Now the First to Recruit Digitally Savvy Advisers

Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore, the only Japanese life insurer in Singapore, launched the recruitment function in the latest phase

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ICOs in Malaysia: An Overview

ICOs are becoming all the rage these days, with startups from around the globe adopting it as a method of

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Singapore’s Small Businesses spend Five Weeks Each Year Chasing Overdue Payments

The two biggest productivity drains for Singapore’s small business owners are chasing overdue invoices and being paid late, according to

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GoBear Malaysia Appoints New Country Director

GoBear, a financial comparison website based in Asia, has appointed Pooi Chan Gan as the Country Director for Malaysia who

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Top Charts and Tables from UOB State of Fintech in ASEAN Report

The financial services industry in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has seen an increase in fintech adoption

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Landmark Partnership to Level Up Skills for Singaporeans to seize FinTech Jobs

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 48)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Fintech

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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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