Fintech News Singapore

The Future of Cross-Border Transfers Could Be Central Bank-Backed Digital Currency

As we slowly but surely move towards a global village into a reality, the overall value of cross-border payments is

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What Does the New Payment Services Bill Mean for Singapore?

The Payment Services Bill which was recently submitted for first reading to Parliament is part of the Monetary Authority of

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45’000 Participants from 130 Countries at Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

The third edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival wrapped up its week-long event last Friday, which drew close to 45,000

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Highlights of the Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

The 2018 Singapore Fintech Festival, which took place from November 12 to 16, 2018, brought together more than 40,000 participants

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Thailand Accelerates Blockchain Adoption

Thailand has set out to become a major regional center for blockchain, thanks in large part to the government which

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Finlab Opens Accelerator in Thailand to Teach SMEs How to Digitise Their Businesses

The Finlab announced the launch of its Smart Business Transformation Programme to help Thailand-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) transform

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Standard Chartered Goes Instant Messaging with Clients in Singapore and HK

Standard Chartered is introducing new secure instant messaging and file-sharing features on mobile, tablet and laptop. Private and Priority Banking

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Top 28 Fintech and Insurtech Innovation Labs in Singapore

Singapore, which has set out to become one of the leading fintech hubs in the world, has witnessed the establishment

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Blockchain Needs a Super-Connector to Live up to Its $1.1 Trillion Trade Finance Promise

Blockchain has the potential to radically transform trade finance by erasing current bottlenecks and streamlining international trade transactions. The technology

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UOB Joins the Mobile Cross-Border Remittance Bandwagon with UOB Mighty

It appears that Grab is not the only one that is honing in their focus on mobile cross-border remittances, incumbents

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Grab to Launch International Wallet-to-Wallet Remittance in 2019

Grab just announced its wallet-to-wallet remittance function slated for a 2019 launch, as part of its Grab Financial arm, and

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Vietnam Messaging App Zalo: A Super App which might be bought by Facebook in 2020

Following on the lead of other “super apps,” Zalo has been integrating new functions into its app, including a payment

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12 Companies Score SG$1.2 Mil at The Singapore Fintech Awards 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 12 FinTech companies a

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Singapore will Be Home to Bank of China’s Global Innovation Lab

China’s 4th largest bank, Bank of China has announced that Singapore will be home to its Bank of China Innovation

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Ripple Secures Their First Malaysian Bank Partnership with CIMB

CIMB Group and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets.

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MAS Explores the Concept of Sandbox Express

In keeping with their messaging of being open to experimentation the Monetary Authority of Singapore is exploring an “express version”

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Singapore and Kazahkstan Signed an Agreement to Fintech Innovations

While not often said in the same sentence, Singapore and Kazakshtan have inked a Cooperation Agreement for increased fintech collaborations in

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APIX, a Global Marketplace for Cross-Border Fintech Services Officially Hits The Market

The often spoken about APIX has finally come to fruition, something the Monetary Authority of Singapore has been quite vocal

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IMF: Nations Need to Consider a Central Bank Backed Cryptocurrency

During her speech at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018, Christine Largarde, IMF’s Managing Director expressed the need for states to consider

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Singaporeans Can Now Use Robo-Advisors for Free Thanks to Kristal.AI

If you’ve always wanted to try to out a robo-advisory service but costs have got you hesitant, now’s a good

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Philippines: 4 Fintech, Blockchain Events for November 2018 to January 2019

Here are selected Fintech and Blockchain Events in the Philippines for November to December 2018. If an important event is

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Cambodian Fintech Startup Clik Raises USD$ 2 Million Seed Funding

Clik, a Phnom Penh-based startup building a Fintech platform has raised USD$2 million in seed funding from global partners and

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MAS to Invest SG$6.9 Bil Into Private Equity and VCs To Spur Ecosystem Growth

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the launch of a new US$5 billion (SG$6.91 billion) worth private market programme.

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Razer And Finlab Testing Blockchain Cross-Border Remittance

RazerPay is now collaborating with The Finlab to create a proof-of-concept (POC) to test cross-border remittance using blockchain technology. Since

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Snapshot of Singapore’s Booming Regtech Scene

Regtech, the younger cousin of fintech has quickly risen out of fintech’s shadow and stand on its own two feet.

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Meet The Winners of MAS’ Global FinTech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced three winners of the Global Fintech Hackcelerator, selected from the 20 finalists

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Singapore Uses AI to Give SMEs Access to International Trade Opportunities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) are partnering with six private sector partners to

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Singapore and Thailand QR Payments Will Soon Be Standardised

Thanks to a partnership signed between NETS and ITMX, Thailand’s interbank payment infrastructure, Thai mobile wallet users will soon be

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Visa and Stripe to Launch Instant Payments on Stripe Connect

Visa, has teamed up with Stripe, a fintech company focusing on online payment processing, to enable its real-time push payment

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GTR Ventures Signed 3 Separate Fintech Deals at Singapore Fintech Festival

GTR Ventures, an investment and venture-building platform that specialises in trade and supply chain has announced three new deals with

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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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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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