Fintech News Singapore

Contactless Technology Powered 50 % of Purchases at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Visa the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

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Oracle Allows Enterprises to Build Blockchain Applications with New Cloud Service

Oracle, a software provider for enterprises mainly known for its cloud-based services, continues the process of bringing blockchain out of

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Bank Of Asia Launches Fully Digital Offshore Banking From a Tax Haven

Bank of Asia, a fully digital cross-border bank, will be having its official launch in the British Virgin Islands after

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How Blockchain.io Takes On Investors’ Worst Crypto Dilemma

Introducing Your Gateway To The Internet Of Value: It is safe to say now that Bitcoin and the Blockchain technology

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OJK: Fintech Hub Launch Will Grow Indonesia’s Fintech Ecosystem

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) will be launching a fintech centre sometime in August as part of their efforts to grow

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A Singapore Robo Advisor Got a New Strategic Investment

8I Holdings announces a strategic investment in AutoWealth, a licensed regional robo-advisor that automates investing and provides comprehensive investment portfolio

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Singaporeans Crave A Digital Nomad Life, But Worry If They Can Migrate Overseas

A new study revealed that 7 in 10 Singaporeans (69%) want to work remotely to travel the world. This is

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Blockchain to Improve Trade Finance

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry

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Philippines: CEZA Issues First Crypto Trade License To HK Firm Quickpay

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), the Philippines’ “fintech city” developer, has issued its first financial technology solutions and offshore

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GAFA and Banking: The Next Battleground?

I got my first iPod in 2002 — it was my first Apple product. I had had a Sony Walkman

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The Blockchain SPIRIT Hackathon: Searching For The Next Blockchain Superstar

To identify Singapore’s most promising young talents within the blockchain space, Singapore-based cryptocurrency wallet platform Coinhako collaborated with the Nanyang

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German Accelerator Southeast Asia and Entreprise Singapore Collaboration

German Accelerator Southeast Asia (GASEA) is collaborating with Enterprise Singapore to build a two-way partnership that will facilitate the launchpad for

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Asian Blockchain Based Social Media Platform Runs Hackathon in Israel

Blockchain-based social media startup Foresting, have announced that they’ve formed a strategic business agreement (MOU) with Israeli video sharing platform,

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5 Cool Upcoming Unconferences and BarCamps in Asia

An unconference is a participant-driven meeting, structured and led by the people attending it. Instead of passive listening, attendees and

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B2B Robo-Advisor Bambu Secures Series A Funding

Bambu, aglobal provider of robo-advisory technology, announced it has completed a USD 3 million Series A funding led by Franklin

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Blockchain Startup Pundi X Hires Former Microsoft and Ethereum Veteran

Pundi X has announced its new chief legal counsel, David Ben Kay, a lawyer to leading Asian technology companies and

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CX Leaders Maximising their Customer Experience ROI at Asia’s Largest CX Event

Asia’s competitive landscape is growing, and organisations across the region are using the latest technological advancements to enhance their customer

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CoinDeal Sponsors an English Football Team in the Premier League

There is hot news about the first cooperation of it’s kind – the crypto-based CoinDeal exchange, founded by Adam Bicz,

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Singapore Airlines Partners Plug And Play To Promote Innovation Via Startups

Singapore Airlines  announced  a partnership with Plug and Play, a startup innovation platform based in Silicon Valley, to further promote

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12 Blockchain Events to Attend in the 2nd Half of 2018

Technologists and business leaders have recognized the tremendous disruptive potential in blockchain technology, which can be used in a myriad

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Philippines Remittance Market Gets a Booster from Blockchain-Powered Remittance Services

The Philippines’ remittance and international money transfer industry, the third largest globally, is getting a booster from two latest developments

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GO-JEK Announces The Launch of Locally Founded Companies in Vietnam and Thailand

GO-JEK announces the launch of two locally founded companies in Vietnam and Thailand that will form the first wave of

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Fintech in Singapore: H1 2018 in Review

Singapore, the hub for fintech in Southeast Asia, has witnessed considerable development in the space in recent years, fueled by

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Investor Guide to Smart ICO Investments

Over the past 2 years, the crypto space and blockchain projects have gained popularity across the globe.  As a result,

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soCash Expands Cardless Withdrawal Service

Local fintech company soCash is tying up with grocery retailer HAO Mart to provide cardless cash withdrawals at HAO Mart’s

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Sonic Zhang Launches LedgerZ Fund, with a Premiere 25K ETH Investment in Zeex

Sonic Zhang Launches LedgerZ Fund, with a Premiere 25K ETH Investment in Zeex July 4th, 2018, Beijing: In yet another

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Philippines’ CEZA Limiting Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses to 25

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), a Philippine government-owned and-controlled corporation tasked to develop the “fintech city” in the country,

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Singaporean Fintech Finty Acquired and Positioned for Expansion Across Asia

Finty, Singapore’s rewards-based financial marketplace focused on credit cards and personal loans,  announced its acquisition by Australian financial comparison giant,

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Ripple Commits $50 Million USD to the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple announced their University Blockchain Research initiative, a collaboration with top universities around the world to support and accelerate academic

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Korean Startup Cubroid: Opening Up a World Through Robots

A few years ago, we could only see robots speaking in Sci-Fi movies. It was regarded as a far-fetched future

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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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