Fintech News Singapore

Singapore and France Bolster FinTech Ties with Cooperation Agreements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a cooperation agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR)

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Singapore Consumer Welcomes Robo-Advisor Services

Eight out of ten consumers in Singapore are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning,

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The Use of Robots in Early Education in Singapore

The use of artificial intelligence to aid student’s learning dates back to 1980s. It was the time when major technology

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Co-Living, An Introduction for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is quickly becoming a hotspot for startups and digital nomads, thanks to the region’s low cost of living

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Security and Privacy Concerns Need to be Addressed When it Comes to IoT in the Financial Industry

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is rapidly transforming the way banks interact with their customers. According to Jim Marous, Fintech expert and

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Southeast Asian Fintech Deals Rise 29%

In 2016, Southeast Asia saw the greatest number of fintech deals, a trend driven largely by seed and angel stage

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How Fintech Can Be The Key Driver of Financial Inclusion

Fintech companies use software and digital platforms to deliver financial services to consumers and businesses. These digital tools and solutions

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The Insurtech Race – Baker McKenzie Sees Jump in Potential Acquisitions Between Big Insurance and Tech Start-Ups

Asia Pacific-based insurance companies, from established players to new entrants, are increasingly looking to acquire or partner with non-insurance tech

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Fintech Logistic Startups Seek to Provide Greater Efficiency in Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics tech companies are gaining momentum with over US$8.3 billion in venture capital having been injected into

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25 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs in Singapore

Singapore is one of the desirable places for entrepreneurs to start their business and the government is giving a lot

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German Challenger Bank SolarisBank Goes to Asia

International investor team consisting of Arvato Financial Solutions and Japanese SBI Group provide funding for Berlin-based banking platform. First year

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Singapore and Japan establish FinTech Cooperation Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced the establishment of a Co-operation

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5 Unexpected TravelersBox Discoveries for Business

In my previous article, I provided a guide on how to change your spare foreign currency into merchant credits in

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Chinese POS Lending Startup Plans Fintech IPO

Fenqile is planning a U.S. initial public offering that could raise about $600 million. The Shenzhen-based startup, founded by former

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MAS Conclusion about Distributed Ledger Technology in Securities Settlement and Cross Border Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the successful conclusion of the proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments

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PwC Is Supporting Qtums Blockchain Efforts

The Qtum Foundation (www.qtum.org), architects of the Qtum blockchain, which execute smart contracts with a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, today announced

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First Digital Onboarding in Singapore Robo-Advisor

Crossbridge Capital, an established wealth management firm serving ultra-high net worth investors globally, today announced important updates to its CONNECT

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Singapore and Abu Dhabi Collaborate to Foster FinTech Innovation and Cross-Border Activities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) signed a Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster closer

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Deep Learning in Finance Summit Comes to Singapore to Discuss Emerging Trends and Opportunities

Technologies such as big data analytics, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and machine learning have revolutionized financial services over the past

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First Global Fintech Fund for the Underserved, $141 Million

Accion and Quona Capital announced the final close of the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, the world’s first global fintech fund

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Asia’s First Robotics Summit Comes to Singapore / Robotic and AI Infographic

The robotics market is undergoing a major transformation. Robots are growing beyond the industrial sector and beginning to assume the

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OCBC Bank is First Bank in Southeast Asia to Pilot Robo-Advisory Service

OCBC Bank claims to be the first bank in Southeast Asia to pilot a robo-advisory service. Time starved investors will

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Startupbootcamp Reveals 12 FinTech Startups for Singapore Programme

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has announced the 12 international startups selected to join its Singapore

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PayPal Incubator’s First Batch of Startups, This Are The 3 Fintech Graduates

After nine months with Paypal Incubator, the inaugural batch of Singapore 3 startups have graduated.   PayPal  launched its first

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Azimo Updates Remit Service, Adding Instant Bank Transfers to Existing Lightning-Fast Philippines Service

Azimo, the digital money transfer service operating in Europe, announced a complete overhaul of money transfer services to the Philippines,

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47 Japanese Banks Move Towards Commercial Phase Using Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia announced today that a consortium of 47 banks have successfully completed a pilot implementation of Ripple in

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Funding Societies Launches​ F​S Bolt – Claims to Be Fastest Working Capital Loan Provider in Singapore

Funding Societies, Singapore’s digital lending startup, has announced the launch of FS Bolt – a mobile application to provide flexible

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Fintech in Myanmar, an Overview

In countries like Myanmar, financial inclusion is a topic of growing importance. The rapid advances in technology are changing the

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Singapore is the Number 1 Fintech-Hub Leader / Switzerland 2nd

The Swiss «IFZ FinTech Study 2017» of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts provides interested parties with a

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Credit Suisse Further Enhances Digital Private Banking with Fintech Partnership

Credit Suisse today announces additional enhancements to its digital private banking platform in Asia, as client adoption and usage continues

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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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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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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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