Fintech News Singapore

Top 11 Donation and Reward-Based Crowdfunding Platforms in Asia

In Asia, online alternative finance is developing rapidly, notably in China but also in the overall Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. China

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The Role Of Digital Finance In Financial Inclusion In Southeast Asia

Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) recently concluded study on digital finance in the region found that addressing digital finance in the

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Mobile Payment Platform Cheers Taps Underbanked Population; Get paid for anything you do on Mobile

Singapore-based Cheers is tapping into a greenfield opportunity in Fintech through a rich mobile money ecosystem that enables app developers to financially

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Top 26 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Finance Events in Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon and to help industry participants and enthusiasts to keep up with this burgeoning sector, several

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Fintech in Vietnam Update and new Infographic 2017

Vietnam’s fintech ecosystem is on the rise fueled by a surge in foreign investor interest and a desire from the

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7 Singapore FinTech Startups on Instagram

It’s probably not the first social media platform you would think of when it comes to FinTech startups, but Instagram

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Awareness And Consideration Of Robo-Advisors In Singapore

Are you a retail investor? Are you aware of all the investment options available to you in Singapore? What do

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Jachin Capital To Offer iAdvisor, its “Live” Online Investing Platform in Singapore

Jachin Capital Pte Ltd, a home-grown independent fund manager, announced last month that it has received a Capital Markets Services

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9 Recent And Upcoming ICOs Funding You Have To Know

An initial coin offering (ICOs) is a method through which a cryptocurrency or blockchain-based project or startup raises funding by

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MyCash Raises RM1.3 Million in 24 Hours via Equity Crowdfunding

MyCash Online, a fintech startup that is providing online services to the unbanked has raised RM1.3M  (300k USD) in 24

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Regtech Poised To Take Off In Southeast Asia

Regtech is earning regulatory endorsement all around the world, including in Asia-Pacific, where initiatives in locations such as Hong Kong,

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Blockchain Use Cases in Financial Services

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the financial services industry, attracting billions in venture capital investment from some of the

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The ASEAN Digital Journey to 2025

A report by the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) department of Deutsche Bank named Reimagining ASEAN: The digital journey to 2025,

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Alternative Credit Scoring Providers In Southeast Asia You Have To Know

Globally, almost 50% of adults have no access to banking-type services of any description. The lack of access to basic

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Singapore Financial Watchdog Proposes New Rulings To Facilitate Growth Of Robo-Advisors

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s financial watchdog and central bank, has proposed several regulatory changes aimed at

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Fintech Investors in Singapore

Fintech development in Singapore has been largely driven by the government’s efforts to push adoption and growth. On the regulatory

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InsurTech Turns A Boring Financial Tool Into A Lifestyle Product

A classic insurance product has two main problems: it’s boring, and it doesn’t have an obvious value for a customer

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Finance & Technology in ASEAN countries, Quid Novi? – Part 2

It all started with a bit of curiosity, a taste for adventure and a well known perpetual need for challenges

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Finance & Technology In ASEAN Countries, Quid Novi? – Part 1

Currently based in Switzerland at the Institute of Financial Services of Zug, I write this article in two sections in

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Will Selfies Replace The Password?

Did you ever try to log into one of your accounts using the few variations of passwords you generally use,

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Digital Consumers In Asia Surge By 50 Percent In One Year

According a 19 May report by Bain & Company, the number of digital consumers in the region has increased by

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The State of Fintech in Laos

If you attend any tech conference with a panel discussing VC investments, you will most likely hear that Southeast Asia

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How Southeast Asian Governments Are Pushing IoT Development

In 2016, countries in Southeast Asia began significantly exploring the potential of the Internet-of-Things (IoT). While most have just started

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5 Recent Fintech Startup Fundings in Southeast Asia

In 2016, deals to venture-backed Southeast Asian fintech startups rose 29% from 55 in 2015 to 71 in 2016. Meanwhile,

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Singapore’s Finance Sector Makes Strides in Distribution Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the successful conclusion of the proof-of-concept project with the finance industry to introduce

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China’s Tencent is the Most Active Corporate Investor in Asia’s Tech Startups

Tencent, a leading Internet company in China best known for its popular platforms QQ and Weixin/WeChat, is the most active

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Southeast Asia’s Forex Social Trading Scene

Social trading is a new way of trading which involves the use of financial social networks as the major information

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Green Finance And How Fintech Can Enable Sustainable Development

In 2015, the United Nations’ 195 member countries adopted their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to the global transition

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Remtech Providers In Asia You Need To Know

Remtech, the contraction of the words remittance and technology, refers to the use of digital channels and platforms for international

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Malaysia

Fintech has become a hot topic in Malaysia, especially as the sector paves the way forward for innovations in financial

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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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