Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Insurtech As An Enabler Rather Then A Disruptor: Report

The insurance industry is undergoing profound changes, driven by new customer expectations, emerging technologies, and sustained downward pressure on margin. Since 2015, insurtech players have boomed globally and while initially perceived as potential threats, these are now quickly emerging as

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FundedHere To Cease FundedX’s Operations, Unauthorised to Operate Secondary Market

Following our earlier story on the launch of FundedX, a private exchange to trade shares of high growth startups, FundedHere told in a statement to Fintech News Singapore that they do not possess the necessary licensing to carry the activity.

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After Temasek Investment, P2P Lender Validus Surpasses $100 Mil In Funding

Validus, co-founded by former DBS Bank SME head Ajit Raikar is a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform that helps connect Singapore’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to accredited investors and financial institutions. Just recently, they announced that they have facilitated over

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11 New Fintech Books for Summer 2018

Technology and digital platforms are transforming business models and changing ground rules, virtually revamping the banking and financial services industry. To keep up with the rapidly evolving fintech world, here are ten new release books on fintech, digital finance, cryptocurrency and

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Temasek Singapore Ramps Up Fintech Investments

Singapore state investor Temasek is betting big on fintech. Nearly half of the company’s new investments of S$29 billion made during the financial year ended March 31, 2018, went into technology, life sciences, agribusiness, consumer and non-bank financial services. Temasek

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Top 10 Must-Read IoT Books (This Summer)

IOT Books Must Read: The Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to the networking of physical objects through the use of embedded sensors, actuators, and other devices that can collect or transmit information about the objects, is growing at a

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12 Essential Fintech Tools For Expats and Travellers Heading To Singapore

There have already been think pieces about how fintech could help boost tourism by reducing cash dependence, and increasing security and ease of use. Many tourists to China, for example, seem to be awed by the prevalent use of e-wallets

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12 Proptech Companies in Asia You Should Know

Proptech, a term that refers to the use of technology as a solution to challenges in the real estate sector, has witnessed rapid adoption around the world, but most particularly in Asia Pacific (APAC). According to a report by JLL

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Singapore Airlines Launches Rumoured Blockchain-Based Digital Wallet, KrisPay

After rumours abound, and the launch of e-wallet BigPay by Air Asia from across the Causeway, Singapore Airlines has finally made their own e-wallet app available for download on iTunes. The KrisPay platform was intended to digitalise the KrisFlyer frequent flyer

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OCBC Spends SGD14 Million to Reduce Teller Jobs by Half Within Two Years

OCBC Bank has gone on an SGD14 million endeavor to deploy new ATMs and digital service kiosks in Singapore, in a bid to keep abreast of the ongoing transformation of the banking industry. Instead of having to head out to

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