Fintech News Singapore

Top 10 Fintech (Startups) in Malaysia

Striving to establish itself as a prominent fintech player, Malaysia has committed to provide clear guidance and regulation to the

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Blockchain Remittance Platforms Enters Vietnam

OKLink, a next generation global settlement platform, announced today the launch of real-time transfers to Vietnam. Companies on the OKLink

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Miss Kaya Launches Robo-Advisor for Women in Asia

Miss Kaya claims to the first licensed robo–advisor in Singapore (really true?), with Marvelstone Capital as its fund management company. Currently

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Fintech Philippines Infographic

Check out our newest Fintech Philippines Infographic.  Also check out separate Fintech Philippines Startup Report and our Fintech Philippines Startup List.

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Smart Travel Meets Fintech to Secure Better Travel Payments

Smart travel is an idea of matching up fintech with travel, but certainly not a knew one. It has been

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Maybank Samsung Pay sees 100% contactless payments rise

Contactless payments introduced to Malaysia as Maybank launch their Samsung Pay boosting the number of customers whilst at the same

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Maybank Launches the First Mobile Money Transfer Service in Malaysia with Western Union

Maybank and Western Union announced the launch of the first digital remittance service in Malaysia via its Maybank2u (“M2u”) mobile

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3 Alternative Ways for Singapore SMEs to Get Funding

Singapore’s economy faced strong headwinds in 2016 and most key business indicators and economists have expressed pessimism for 2017. The

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Traditional Insurance Companies Forced By Insurtech To Innovate In 2017

The insurance industry had given us amenities that we take for granted today. For instance, the fire station is the

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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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Digital Finance and Banking Trends for 2017 in Asia

Fintech has further risen in 2016, a year marked by an increase in governments’ support and interest in the field.

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Interview with the Founder of Bambu, Asia’s Premier B2B Robo-Advisor Provider

Launched in February last year, Bambu is a Singaporean B2B robo-advisor services provider delivering sophisticated automated online management solutions to financial

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The Pros and Cons to Holding Your Meeting During the Morning or Evening

Meetings are the bane of many an employee’s life, but having to facilitate them can be a nightmare of its

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Fintech in Singapore: Top Highlights of 2016

2016 was an important year for Singapore as the city-state moves further to become a leader in fintech. Ranked as

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Top Fintech Events in 2017 To Look Forward To

From Hong Kong to Singapore or even USA, let’s take a look at some upcoming fintech events in 2017, picked

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Peer-to-Peer Lending in Vietnam

Access to and use of formal financial services is low in Vietnam compared with other countries in the region, with

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South East Asia’s First Blockchain Incubator Opens Applications For 1st Batch / 50k per Startup

South East Asia has got it’s first Blockchain Incubator. Mentored/invested by Bitcoin Pioneers like Roger Ver, Amit Bhardwaj, Michael Terpin

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Top 9 Wealthtech Startups in Singapore and Hong Kong

Over the last years, the growth of fintech has gained significant momentum globally, attracting US$19.1 billion in investment in 2015

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Examining Advancements in Financial Technology Over the Last 15 Years

The banking industry has undergone tremendous changes in the past 10 to 15 years. These changes have come at a

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Myanmar Expands Access to Financial Services with World Bank Support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $100 million credit to support Myanmar in improving the access

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Asia’s Own Lemonade: Neosurance & KLCC Runners Group Partner To Offer The First “Push” Micro Insurance To Malaysian Runners

Neosurance  and KLCC Runners Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the distribution of microinsurance to KLCC Runners Group

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Is a Cashless Society Really a Viable Option?

It’s interesting that whilst paper cash has been around for over three centuries the move away from it has been

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The 7 Hottest Fintech Startups and Solutions in Vietnam

Vietnam is a very Internet-connected country, and with the increasing penetration of smartphones there is a wealth of opportunity for

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48% Spend more Time Texting than Talking to them… What Happens When People Put Their Phones Away?

Stop hiding behind the screen and start listening to what your friends and family have to say. This is because

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Top 7 IoT Gadgets for Christmas

The new buzzword on many people’s lips as we head into the Christmas period is the Internet of Things or

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9 Fintech Solutions For SMEs In Singapore

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), dealing with their finances and ensuring appropriate funding can be a real struggle. The

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Vietnam To Regulate Digital Currencies / new Bitcoin ATMs

Vietnam is working on a regulatory framework for virtual properties, electronic money and virtual currencies like bitcoin amid concerns of

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UOB Turns Smartphone Into a Digital Security Token For Consumers

With the launch of UOB Mighty Secure, United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) consumer banking customers can now use their smartphone

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OurCrowd an Equity Crowdfunding Opens Singapore Office and Appoints new MD

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding, announced that it has opened an office in Singapore, its seventh worldwide, to serve the growing

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Latest Fintech IPOs And The Most Anticipated Stock Listing Of 2017

An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company to the public. For startups, it

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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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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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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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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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