Fintech News Singapore

eToro: Ripple was the Hottest Product For 2018

Some claim that 2018 was the worst investment year in recent times. It was full of market volatility and economic

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Grab Works with China’s Insurtech Giant to Offer Insurance by Mid 2019

Grab announced that it’s partnering up with ZhongAn, one of the biggest insurtech drivers in China, to establish a joint venture company

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How DBS and OCBC Global Leadership Shows Singapore’s Success in Open Banking

Singapore’s DBS Bank and OCBC are regional leaders in fintech and pioneers in open banking according reports from Accenture and Innopay

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In Yet Another Funding Round This Month, Singapore Life Raises US$ 13 Million

Insurtech firm Singapore Life has received a US$ 13 Million investment from Aberdeen Standard Investment. This makes it the second

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MAS Sets Aside SGD$75 M to Position Singapore as Asia’s Centre for Capital Raising

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will launch a new S$75 million Grant for Equity Market Singapore (GEMS) next month

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What Does the New Payment Services Act Mean for Singapore?

 The Payment Services Bill which has recently been passed into law by the Parliament is part of the Monetary Authority

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8 Regulations That Could Shape Fintech in Asia This Year

Asia Pacific regions are somewhat disjointed when it comes to banking and fintech-related regulations, with countries like China moving towards more region-specific

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Vietnamese Banks Ramp up Fintech Development

Fintech is gaining popularity around the world including in Vietnam where experts and industry observers predict strong growth, driven by

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Fintech News Network: 12 Infographics Showcasing the State of Fintech Around the World

2018 was an exciting year for fintech around the world with many developments across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Start Digital Launch, $30 Million Funding to Accelerate Singapores SME Digitalisation

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore launched Start Digital, an initiative of the SMEs Go Digital programme. Start

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Fintech Startup Partnership to Better Serve Philippine SMEs

SeedIn, a Singapore based Business Financing Platform, partners with Acudeen, a Philippine based online Peer-to-Peer Marketplace for receivable discounting. SME borrowers

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KinerjaPay Receives US$200 Mil Funding From Indonesian Investment Firm

KinerjaPay, a digital payment and e-commerce platform, announced that it has received US$200 from PT. Investa Wahana Group, Indonesia, divided

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Singapore Gets First SGD-Backed Stablecoins

A new stablecoin project called Singapore Dollar Rate (SGDR) has launched in Singapore. Created by the team behind blockchain startup

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Open Banking’s Biggest Challenge to Global Acceptance is, Ironically, Regulation

The World Payments Report by BNP Paribas and Capgemini highlights some interesting trends when it comes to key regulatory initiatives. Despite general

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New Report Explores Singapore and London Strengths and Challenges as Fintech Hubs

Though Singapore and London have all the key elements to enable the emergence of thriving fintech ecosystems, challenges remain for

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Bankbazaar.sg -Fastest Scaling Financial Market Place in Singapore

Fintech has grown above and beyond national borders and has become a worldwide phenomenon. Financial institutions and markets all over

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Thailand Accelerates Mobile Payments Adoption

Like its ASEAN counterparts, Thailand is pushing for greater of adoption of mobile payments with industry participants, including government agencies,

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5 of Indonesia Fintech’s Biggest Funding Rounds of 2018

DailySocial Indonesia recently released a report about their findings on the Indonesian fintech scene, recently notable with the rise of

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10 Takeaways from the Fintech Ecosystem Playbook

In the recently released Fintech Ecosystem Playbook, EY gives a panoramic view of the fintech ecosystem in 26 fintech hubs

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Top 30 Fintech Influencers in India 2019 by Digital Fifth

The Digital Fifth , a Digital Consulting company based in India, curated a list of India’s Top 30 Fintech Influencers to

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Facebook Reportedly Developing Crypto Stablecoin Targeting India’s Remittance

Facebook is reportedly working on a cryptocurrency for global payments on its WhatsApp messaging app. The project will first focus

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Singapore Life Gains SG$27.3 Mil Investment to Fund Their Southeast Asian Expansion

Singapore Life received a US$20 million (SG$27.26 million) from New York Stock Exchange listed company Aflac. Aflac’s operating subsidiary—American Family

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Philippine SEC sets 2nd Round of ICO Rules Consultation

Having postponed the release of its final rules on ICOs (initial coin offerings), the Philippine SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission)

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OCBC Bank to Offer Free Online Will Writing Service in Singapore

OCBC Bank has rolled out a free online service to help Singapore citizens and residents aged 21 and above prepare

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Razer’s New South East Asia HQ and Fintech Gameplan

Razer, a lifestyle brand for gamers with a recent foray into fintech, announced its plan for a long-term lease of

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EmTech Asia 2019 Expands by 200 Percent Since Its Inception

The world’s most influential leaders and innovators will converge in Singapore from 22 to 23 January 2019 at the Marina

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The Surprising Trend for Business in 2019

Big business is getting smaller. It is all over the financial columns of the world at present. Businesses that rely

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10 New Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out for in 2019

Financial technology continues to bring exciting times ahead in the Philippines with the ever-growing emergence of new fintech players that

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Top 10 Thailand Fintech Influencers

Fintech has witnessed significant growth in Thailand supported by an active ecosystem of startups, financial institutions and government agencies all

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Apple Pay Now Available on Singtel’s Mobile Wallet, Dash

Singtel’s Dash users can now make payments using Apple Pay at millions of participating online and offline merchants. This integration

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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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