Fintech News Singapore

Top Fintech Innovation Labs Ranking in Singapore

DBS and Visa have tied for top spot in a new R3 ranking of top fintech innovation labs in Singapore,

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Top 10 Money Transfer Apps in Asia

For many developing countries in the world, remittances play a key role in their economies, contributing to economic growth and

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First UK-Based ICO

The recent and increasingly severe government crackdowns on Initial Coin Offerings are causing shockwaves throughout cryptocurrency markets. This underscores the

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MC Payment submits Proposal to Government on a Cashless Payment Solution for Hawker Centres and Coffee Shops in Singapore

Singapore based MC Payment – a regional fintech and payments solutions provider – has submitted a proposal to key government

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SEC Thailand’s Viewpoint on ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC Thailand) has been following the development and the growing popularity of initial coin offerings (ICO). ICO refers

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11 Finalists for FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge , 4 from Singapore

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG, announced that 11 outstanding

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Launch of Singapore Valley Awards

Singapore’s undergraduates can look forward to a unique entrepreneurship initiative, the Singapore Valley Awards (“SVA”), which was launched this week.

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SoftBank Vision Fund – Investment in Slack, the Business Communication Platform

Slack has announced today a Series G funding round led by Softbank Vision Fund with Accel as second largest investor

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AccessPay and Assembly Payments win SWIFT’s Global GPI Industry Challenge

SWIFT gives two FinTech start-ups the opportunity to work with the co-operative and gpi banks over a three-month period to

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Fintech Takes Off In Indonesia

Investment in fintech startups is set to hit a record hit in 2017 with an estimated 50 deals to close

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EY, Guardtime and Industry Participants Launch the World’s First Marine Insurance Blockchain Platform

EY and Guardtime announce the world’s first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector. The platform launches in collaboration with

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Infographic of the Crypto Universe

⊃Cryptocurrencies are everywhere nowadays, but they are not all created equal. There have been so many failed coins that scrolling

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ICO for Options and Futures on the Blockchain Board of Derivatives

You remember the story of when your uncle lost his shirt trading a “hot stock tip”? Usually, cryptocurrencies are no

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MAS Announces Finalists for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. The Global

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 37)

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

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BlockShow Asia: Revealing Blockchain Sensations

BlockShow Asia 2017  is one of the largest conferences showcasing Blockchain solutions, bringing the hottest startups, ICOs and unconventional sensations. The

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Fintech Solutions for Digital Nomads

Digital nomads are ever more numerous. They have special needs, notably in terms of financial services. Thankfully, fintech startups are

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Fundaztic to fill the RM80 Billion Funding Gap to SMEs: Malaysian P2P Lending Platform

Fundaztic.com made its debut on the peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform  with a low entry barrier investment of RM50 (12USD), and is

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Get an Advantedj in making Investments with Financial Influencers

Advantedj, a P2P online platform for investment insights specifically for PMETs launched this week. Unlike B2B startups, B2C robo-advisors, banks,

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Insurtech Set to Change Asia’s Insurance Market

UBS says that Asia’s underinsured market presents  ripe opportunities for insurtech startups. In a UBS report titled Shifting Asia, it

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from August 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with another newsletter, September 2017 edition. With the fast pace of the recent developments in Fintech, there are a

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TransferFriend Aims to Build The World’s Most Trusted Fintech Brand

Out of 600 million people in ASEAN, around 73% are unbanked. Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is taking over the Financial Service

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10 Fast Growing Fintech for Malaysia

IDC Financial Insights unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintech in Malaysia, part of the broader FinTech 101 list

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Adyen Expands Direct Credit Card Acquiring Capabilities to Include Singapore

Adyen announced an expansion of its current payment processing offerings in Singapore via a direct credit card acquiring license for Visa

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 36)

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

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Mobile Payments Rise in Popularity, Reaching Tipping Point in Some Countries, Global Report

On the eve of the third anniversary of the launch of Apple Pay, mobile wallet adoption is on the rise

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The Action Community for Entrepreneurship Launches the ACE International Centre to Support Startups

The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a national private-led organization with the mission to drive innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore,

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Citi Launches First Facebook Messenger Banking Chatbot in Singapore that Provides Customer Account Information

Citi Singapore today announced the launch of Citi Bot – the bank’s new natural language chatbot on Facebook Messenger. Singapore

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Startups set for Success after Completing The FinLab’s 100-day Accelerator Programme

The FinLab is set to see more success following the graduation of eight promising financial technology (FinTech) startups from its

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Fintegration by OCBC Bank: Artificial Intelligence Solutions with 2 Fintechs to Fight Money Laundering

OCBC Bank has piloted two Fintech solutions to enhance its competency in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing. The two

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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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