Fintech News Singapore

Matchmove Strengthens Fintech Play in Indonesia with MCAS and KREN

MatchMove Pay (MMP) announced today, the formalization of its partnership in an official agreement with PT Kresna Graha Investama Tbk

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MAS Launches Second Consultation on New Regulatory Framework for Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched a second consultation on its proposed payments regulatory framework, known as the Payment

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Fintech Singapore Vs Fintech Malaysia Infographic

It’s no secret that besides sharing a common history, Singapore and Malaysia has always shared a sense of rivalry with

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AGDelta wins MAS Fintech Awards (Singapore SME) at the 2017 Fintech Awards

AGDelta was awarded the MAS FinTech Awards (Singapore SME) at the 2017 FinTech Awards on 16 November 2017, thanks to

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Payments Council endorses Singapore QR Code Specifications for Electronic Payments

The Payments Council has endorsed the specification for a common Singapore Quick Response Code (SG QR) that can accept electronic

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Top 10 Innovators Under 35 in Asia

MIT Technology Review announced the top 10 young Innovators under the age of 35 in the region. The 10 ‘Innovators Under

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3 Fintech Startups Selected by Prudential for PRU Fintegrate Programme

Prudential has selected three fintech startups Kyckr, Moxtra and Sqreem for its inaugural cycle of the PRU Fintegrate Partnership programme.

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2 Billion of Capital available for FinTech Startups through Singapore FinTech Festival Investor Summit

Over 1,000 attendees, comprising investors and FinTech start-ups, turned up at the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Investor Summit or “Deal Day”

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017 News Roundup

Last week, the Singapore Fintech Festival, one of the world’s largest gatherings dedicated to fintech, welcomed more than 25,000 participants

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ASEAN Financial Innovation Network: An Industry Fintech Sandbox to Drive Innovation and Inclusion

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA),

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Data Rights Management Platform Trunomi Wins Inaugural BakerCREDITS Award at Singapore FinTech Festival

Trunomi, a company that enables business to unlock the power of customer data with consent and data rights management, is

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ICICI Bank Launches Voice-Based International Remittance Service On Its Money2India Application

ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, announced the launch of India’s first voice-based international remittance service

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Robo-Advisory In Asia/Pacific Set To Cross US$500 Billion In AUM By 2021, IDC Reports

IDC Financial Insights has released its first perspective on robo-advisory titled Robo-Advisory: Changing the Face of Wealth in Asia/Pacific , which highlights the

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Vietnam’s Spacoin Shows ICO Craziness

A new blockchain project is emerging in Vietnam that’s looking to develop a crypto token specifically for the beauty and

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 46)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   MAS-BSP:

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Singapore Prefers Local When It Comes To Online Shopping – But Could Amazon’s Entry Change That?

The love of Singaporeans for shopping is no secret – but they are used to navigating vast malls and handpicking

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Winners of The MAS Fintech Awards & Global Fintech Hackcelerator Announced

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 10 FinTech companies a

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MAS-BSP: Singapore & Philippines Regulators Forge Fintech Ties

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today signed a FinTech Co-operation Agreement to promote

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GoBear Malaysia’s Former Country Director appointed as Tune Protect’s Deputy CEO

In a surprising announcement today, Iskandar Ezzahuddin Ahmad will be leaving his role as GoBear Malaysia’s Country director and will serving

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Malaysia’s HelloGold Wins “Most Innovative Islamic Product Award”

HelloGold, a Malaysian based fintech firm that blends gold trading with blockchain technologies was announced as the winner of the the

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OurCrowd Appoints Banking Veteran As Managing Director

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding platform, today announced the appointment of Mr. Roland Wee as Managing Director of the company’s Asia

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Monetary Authority of Singapore’s MD Says The Future is Already Here

    In his opening remarks at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says

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Singapore Fuels Its Artificial Intelligence Ambitions with $27 Million Grant

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced details of the new $27 million Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) Grant

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2 Singaporean Fintech Firms Emerged as Top 50 in the Fintech100 List

Two Singapore-based fintech companies – Silent8 and SoCash – feature among ‘Emerging 50’ most promising fintech companies in the 2017

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MAS & ABS: Releases Project Ubin Blockchain Source Code to Encourage Innovation

The industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has

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Nami Announces Presale ICO in Singapore

Nami claims to be the world’s first broker without spreads, swaps and commissions with blockchain technology. Nami has their humble

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BNM Greenlights TNG Digital: Touch ‘n Go and AliPay’s Joint Venture

TNG Digital Sdn Berhad a new entity jointly formed by CIMB Bank’s subsidiarity, Touch ‘n Go and Alipay has received

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Singapore ICO Guideline Released: Issuers May Apply for Sandbox

In light of the increased popularity of ICOs in Singapore, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published today their guidelines for

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Singapore’s NETS Joins Forces with India’s NPCI

NETS today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Payments Corporationof India (NPCI), an umbrella organization

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Lessons From Singapore’s Fintech Sandbox

The past few years have seen the introduction of the fintech sandbox from regulators around the globe. Singapore introduced its

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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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Digix Provides Users With Digital Tokens That Represent Legal Ownership of Assets

Combining the oldest form of money and one of the most cutting-edge technologies, commodity-backed digital currencies have been praised for

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27 Most Valued World Fintech Unicorns, 8 From China

Business Insider Singapore, CBInsights, Funderbeam, and Crunchbase together have created the world’s fintech unicorns – fintech start-ups valued at over $1 billion.  

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Fintech Vietnam Startup Report Update Explores Vietnams Massive Fintech Opportunities

With a population of over 90 million people, mostly composed of Millennials who are increasingly plugged in, Vietnam’s Internet economy

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Robo-Advisory Services in Asia

Automated advisory platforms, also known as robo-advisors, have already caused a stir in the US and the UK, and are

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Asia’s Top 7 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the loan of money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders directly with

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Top 10 Southeast Asian Blockchain, Bitcoin Startups

The bitcoin craze has gone well beyond the US and Europe. In Africa, startups such as BitPesa are revolutionizing the

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