Fintech News Singapore

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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SmartPesa and Visionet Pushes for a Cashless Indonesia with mPOS

Singaporean based SmartPesa recently entered into a partnership with Indonesian banking vendor PT Visionet Data Internasional to jointly launch Mobey.

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Monthly Cryptocurrency Correlation and Volatility Snapshot

If there is one thing that most of us can agree on it probably is that cryptocurrency markets are very

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Walk Away From Belly Fat & Earn Extra Airline Miles

Mileslife, an  app where users can earn miles from dining and everyday spending, has recently launched their latest initiative –

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Top 14 Funded Fintech Startups In The Philippines

Fintech startups have been popping up in the Philippines these past few years and many of them have attracted angel

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Insurtech Firm FWD Expands into Travel Insurance with FWD Flyer

Insurtech firm FWD announced the launch of the FWD Flyer mobile app, which it claims to be an end-to-end digital

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P2P Lending in Australia and New Zealand

Since the arrival of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in Australia and New Zealand, in 2012 and 2014 respectively, the practice has

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How Ideas Developed at Fintech Hackathons Transform Lives

Just three more weeks until the F10 Fintech Hackathon in Singapore. Read here how a Hackathon changed the lives of some

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RMIT Online Offers Two New Blockchain Courses

After the successful launch of Australia’s first blockchain university short course, Developing Blockchain Strategy, RMIT Online announced the launch of two

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INSEAD Brings Blockchain to Business Education

INSEAD, the business school for the world, today announces the appointment of Don Tapscott, a leading authority on the digital

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P2P Lending on the Rise in India

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in India is set to grow into a US$5 billion industry by 2023 as alternative finance continues

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This Singaporean Team Wants to Combat Crypto-Scams with a Board Game

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of a huge amount of interest by the populace, yet if you pulled someone off

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Fintech Agreement Between Singapore and Dubai Financial Services Authorities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) have signed a FinTech Agreement that allows

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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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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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