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APIX, a Global Marketplace for Cross-Border Fintech Services Officially Hits The Market

The often spoken about APIX has finally come to fruition, something the Monetary Authority of Singapore has been quite vocal about. It was launched following Narendra Modi’s keynote speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival, said to be one of the

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With Mobile Payments on the Rise, Creator of QR Codes Thinks It Needs a Security Revamp

QR Codes were first invented in 1994 by Japanese engineer Masahiro Hara. When it was created for Denso, they were originally used for manufacturing and issuing tickets and coupons. Never in Masahori Hara’s wildest dream did he imagine that his

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Philippines To Launch Standardised QR Code For Payments Soon

The Philippines is anticipated to launch a standardised QR code for payments by September, according to a report by Philstar. The plan to standardise QR payments in Philippines was first announced by the late BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr

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MAS’ Chief Fintech Officer on Making Singapore a World Leader in Digital Banking

Over the past couple of years, Singapore has emerged as one of the fintech’s top hotspots in the world. Today, the city state is home to 43% of all fintech companies in Southeast Asia: that’s about 750+ organizations. Since being

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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 Open Banking Monitor. The positioning of these banks gives us a good sense of where Singapore stands in the global

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45’000 Participants from 130 Countries at Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

The third edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival wrapped up its week-long event last Friday, which drew close to 45,000 participants from almost 130 countries, ranging from Afghanistan to Zambia. The Festival continues to be the biggest FinTech event in

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Highlights of the Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

The 2018 Singapore Fintech Festival, which took place from November 12 to 16, 2018, brought together more than 40,000 participants from over 100 countries in the biggest gathering of the global fintech community ever. This year’s agenda was rich in

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Fintech Regulation: New Law to Impact Mobile Wallet Operators in Singapore

Singapore is about to introduce a new law to prevent shadow banking by requiring mobile wallet operators and payments startups to ring-fence deposits so they don’t function as unregulated banks. In an exclusive interview (paywall) with the Business Times, Ravi Menon,

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UQPAY Launches SGQR Code Payment Services For Merchant

UQPAY has launched Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) payments for its merchants, combining its multiple existing payment QR codes in a single QR code. This latest initiative helps businesses to manage the different in-store cashless payment scheme more efficiently and

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NETS Releases Mobile App That Lets You Generate Payment QRs On The Fly

NETS just launched an app that allows businesses to generate a NETS QR code to accept payments on the spot, without the need to issue an invoice. Designed for hawkers, delivery and personal service merchants such as handymen,  NETSBiz, therefore,

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