Fintech News Singapore

Sunline Master International to Boost Digital Banking in Indonesia

Sunline Master International (SMI) has inaugurated its new office on 12 October 2017 following the signing of a joint venture agreement in July

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Malaysia Fintech Awards 2018 Opens for Nomination

Today marks the soft launch of the first Malaysia Fintech Awards 2018 which was officiated by Tan Sri Dr. Halim

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10 Fast Growing FinTechs in Singapore

IDC Financial Insights unveiled a list of 101 fast growing fintechs in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) from 10 major markets –

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BNM Approves Sarawak Pay: Sarawak to Roll Out Payments System

Approval from Bank Negara Malaysia for Sarawak Pay was obtained last week , further to the approval the Sarawak Government

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Maybank’s Mobile Banking Sees 91% Increase in Transaction

Maybank Berhad, Malaysia’s largest bank by assets has seen a 91% spike in transactions for its mobile banking during the

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Fintech Malaysia Report 2017

In the context of conversations surrounding fintech opportunities in South East Asia, Malaysia is often overlooked in lieu of Singapore.

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10 Fast Growing FinTechs in Indonesia

IDC Financial Insights has unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Indonesia, part of the broader FinTech 101

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Cambodia Fintech Startup Report, Fintech Startup Map and Infographic

With some 25+ startups, Cambodia’s fintech startup landscape remains modest but is nevertheless growing steadily, according to a new report.

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Bank Negara Malaysia: Islamic Fintech Needs to Be a Boardroom Priority for Islamic Finance

In his opening speech at the Islamic Fintech Forum Dialogue, Assistant Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia Mr. Marzunisham Omar called the

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 41)

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

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Playbasis Acquires 10 millionth Player Towards Quest to Bring Funtech to Fintech

Playbasis, a leading customer engagement and gamified rewards company, announced today that they have crossed 10 million registered players on

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Grab Goes Live With Grabrewards Conversion To Krisflyer Miles: (Travel-Fintegration)

Grab announced that, starting Friday, 13 October, customers will benefit from the opportunity to convert their points from Grab’s GrabRewards program

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To

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Accuity Enables Financial Crime Screening On Distributed Ledger Technology

Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and know-your-customer (KYC) solutions, announced today that it has successfully integrated

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Economic Possibilities Of Blockchain Technology for Singapore

Economic Possibilities of Blockchain Technology” – Keynote Address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Global

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A Digital Currency For Shoppers

Local fashion and lifestyle conglomerate iFashion Group launches MegaX , a new digital token for shoppers. With electronic payments provider

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Fintech Cambodia at Inspire Asean ’17 in Phnom Penh

We were in Phnom Penh to attend Inspire Asean 2017. This is the 2nd edition featuring leaders and start-ups in

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Revolut to Launch in Singapore

Revolut, a London-headquartered neo-bank, is about to launch in Singapore as the company started letting users join the waiting list

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Ayondo Targets IPO At Singapore Exchange

Financial technology group ayondo remains on track to be the first FinTech company to be listed in Singapore. It will

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Who Is Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia’s New CEO, Abrar A. Anwar?

Abrar A. Anwar is the new CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia. Standard Chartered Bank is Malaysia’s first bank, set-up back

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Aon Centre For Innovation And Analytica Reaches New Milestone In Singapore

The Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics (ACIA) is celebrating its 5 Year Anniversary and is reinforcing its commitment to

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10 Fast Growing Fintechs in Australia and New Zealand

IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as part

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Credit Management Services Asiacollect Raises $1 Mln From Dymon Asia Ventures

AsiaCollect, a South East Asia professional Credit Management Services closed a Pre-Series A equity funding round. The round was underwritten

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Fintech Philippines Startup Report and Infographic 2017

Fintech Startup Report Philippines 2017 released. The fintech ecosystem in the Philippines has been growing rapidly in recent years fueled

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Life Insurance Made Easier by Singapore Life

Protecting your loved ones should not be complicated. With this in mind, independent life insurer Singapore Life launches its suite

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DataProm Has Joined Innovative World of Blockchain Technology

DataProm company provides a number of services for e-commerce, such as analysis of goods and product groups, analysis of online

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10 Fast Growing Fintechs in India

IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in India as part of the broader IDC

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 40)

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

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What You Should Say, and Not Say to Attract Crowdfunding

Kickstarter campaign creators should take note: The community does not view claims of product novelty and product usefulness as congruent.

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Project Transparency Launched By 16 Industry ICO Leaders

Santiment the world’s first crypto-market data feed platform, announces  that it has worked with 15 other projects to launch Project Transparency.

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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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