Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Latest Fintech Funding Deals In Singapore

In 2017, Singapore hit US$229.1 million of fintech funding, a record mainly attributed to two of Asia’s ten biggest deals taking place in the city-state in the fourth quarter. The deals are the acquisition of Paynear Solutions by e-commerce startup

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 15)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: SEC warns investing in unregistered

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How is Indonesia Implementing Blockchain Technology?

The Indonesian Central Bank repeatedly warns citizens about cryptocurrencies and cautions to understand the risks, but the country’s regulations are currently fairly open towards digital currencies and blockchain technology. An actual ban only exists for cryptocurrencies in payments, but exchange

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Top 5 Fintech News of the Week (CW 14)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go:   PH banks required to

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Top Fintech Startups That Will Mature Fast in Indonesia

IDC Financial Insights  unveiled a list of fintech companies in Indonesia that are expected to mature faster than others. As the number of fintech startups are at rise in Indonesia, the list of fintech startups announced are based on extensive

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How Real-Time Payments Can Support Financial Inclusion

In developing countries, digital banking platforms and real-time payments have been driving financial inclusion, providing the underbanked and financially excluded with affordable and convenient financial services, according to a new report by Vocalink, a Mastercard payments company. The report, titled

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27 Non-Bank Organizations Licensed To Provide Payment Services In Vietnam: The Complete List

In December 2014, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued the Circular No. 39/2014/TT-NHNN which sets a series of rules banks and non-bank organizations in Vietnam must follow in order to be permitted to offer intermediary payment services such as

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Top 100 Financial Inclusion Companies, IFC Report

Through innovative business models, products and use of cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, digital identity and the Internet-of-Things (IoT), fintech companies are making significant progress in promoting financial inclusion, according to a new report co-authored by

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 13)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go:   Coins, Tagcash Racing to

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The State of ICO Regulation Around The World: An Update

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been all the rage these past years raising an estimated US$4 billion globally. An increasing number of startups, in the blockchain space and beyond, are opting for the novel fundraising method instead of traditional venture

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