Fintech News Singapore

15 Fintech Influencers in Vietnam You Have to Know

In the last five years, Vietnam has witnessed the establishment of over 40 new fintech companies, such as online payment

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Singapore and Russia Strengthens Ties to Create Start-Up Ecosystems

Marking our country’s 50 years of diplomatic relationship with Russia, two MOU were signed at the Russian Singapore Business Forum.

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The Potential of Blockchain for Trade and Value Chains

Distributed ledger technologies (DLT) are set to play a critical role in reducing the worldwide trade finance gap, lowering barriers

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Two of Asia’s Biggest Fintech Hubs will Deepen Relationship in 2019

Singapore has shown massive support for the Belt and Silk Road initiative by the more recently economically open Chinese government,

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3 Key Factors for Post-ICO Success

According to a recent Boston College study, less than 50% of ICOs are still operational after the first four months

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Meet The 6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Philippines Registered With BSP

It’s been a year now since Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued the guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines,

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QTUM Celebrates First Year with New Update

After the first full year of operation, blockchain protocol QTUM has plenty to celebrate, both for its future and its already

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China’s Fintech Giant Enters Singapore, Offers Robo Advisory Services

After setting up base in Singapore end of last year, Lu International, a Singapore-based subsidiary of China’s Lufax, launches their

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National University of Singapore Forms Academic Blockchain Think Tank

The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the creation of the “Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms” or CRYSTAL Center, an academic research lab

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2018: All You Have to Know

Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 is just two months away, and this year, the multi-day fintech event promises to be even

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Maybank Now Lets Merchants Issue Unique PayNow QR Codes for Individual Invoices

Maybank Singapore teams ups with Malaysia-based fintech company Financio to offer customers invoices attached with dynamic QR Code that embeds the

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Singapore’s PropTech Marketplace Ohmyhome Raises S$4 Million In Series A

Ohmyhome, a Singapore PropTech marketplace announced that it has raised S$4 million Series A funding led by Golden Equator Capital.

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MAS Warns Public Against Websites Faking DPM Tharman’s Quotes to Sell Bitcoin

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a warning about fraudulent websites soliciting bitcoin investments using fudged comments that

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SGInnovate Doubles Down on Blockchain And AI

This seems to be an exciting time to be in Singapore’s fintech. Between the Monetary Authority of Singapore unveiling its

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Deloitte & Jupiter Chain Teams Up on a Blockchain Powered Data Exchange

Jupiter Chain, a Singapore-based data exchange platform utilising blockchain, has partnered up with Deloitte to create a Southeast Asian data

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2 Game-Changing Developments From MAS that Happened in September 2018

Singapore has aspirations towards becoming a fintech hub in the ASEAN region, and global eyes have been raptly observing the

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Leaders In Tech, Government And Business Are Gathering In Bali For Xblockchain Summit

Leaders in blockchain technology are only three weeks away from assembling in Nusa Dua, Bali for Asia’s pre-eminent summit on

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P2P Lending Faces Challenges Ahead

The emergence of fintech has driven the introduction of new business models, including peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, a sector that’s grown

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Soft Launch Of Nordic Innovation House In Singapore

The Nordic Innovation House was soft-launched in Singapore on September 13. The House will bring together the Nordic and Singaporean

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Instapay Enables Indonesian SMEs to Accept Payment Using WhatsApp & Line

Homegrown fintech player MC Payment held a soft launch for Instapay, a new mobile B2C payment platform targeting Indonesian SMEs. Instapay

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Turning Your Home Smarter With Multi-User Geolocation Aircon Control

Ambi Labs, the makers of a smart AI-enabled air-conditioner (AC) control, Ambi Climate, announces its newest feature: Multi-User Geolocation. Basically,

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Philippines: BSP Accredits 6th Virtual Currency Exchange

The Philippine central bank has issued another virtual currency exchange (VCE) license to a blockchain company, now the 6th in

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DBS Aims to Save 10,000 Manhours Through Whatsapp and WeChat Banking Service

DBS announced the launch of DBS Wealth Chat, a service that will allow DBS’ wealth clients to interact, exchange ideas and

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Vietnamese Firms Still Behind International Counterparts in Adopting Blockchain, AI: Survey

Vietnamese firms understand the need to adopt cutting-edge technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, yet only a few of

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The 10 Startups Who Made it into the Colliers Proptech Accelerator

Colliers International, a commercial real estate services and investment management, announced its 2018 class of proptech startups for the Colliers Proptech

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OCBC Bank Brings Audit To The Digital Age By Harnessing Artificial Intelligence

OCBC Bank has piloted two Fintech solutions that leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to bolster its internal controls to safeguard the

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The Potential of the Cryptocurrency Market

In less than a month, Bitcoin will turn ten years old. Bitcoin, along with the cryptocurrency market has surpassed several

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MAS Consults On Measures To Strengthen Cyber Resilience Of Financial Institutions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued for consultation proposed requirements for financial institutions (FIs) in Singapore to implement essential cyber

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Indonesia Gets Yet Another Mobile Lending Startup Backed by Hong Kong’s WeLab

Astra International, through a subsidiary and China-based lending company WeLab has just banded together to launch a joint venture in

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Why Go-Jek Got Its Eye (and Business) on Peer-To-Peer Lending in Indonesia

Go-Jek, Indonesia’s unicorn darling just announced that they will be partnering with peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firms Findaya, Dana Cita and

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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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