Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Internet-of-Things Poised to Disrupt Banking and Insurance

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is set to be one of the biggest technological transformations on the horizon, promising to radically change the way we live and how we conduct business. The IoT refers to the interconnection via the Internet of computing

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Top 10 Fintech (Startups) in Malaysia

Striving to establish itself as a prominent fintech player, Malaysia has committed to provide clear guidance and regulation to the new, innovative products and business models entering the financial services industry. In October, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the country’s central

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Blockchain Remittance Platforms Enters Vietnam

OKLink, a next generation global settlement platform, announced today the launch of real-time transfers to Vietnam. Companies on the OKLink network can now transfer up to US$10,000 per transaction to a Vietnam bank account, cash pickup, or mobile wallet for

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Miss Kaya Launches Robo-Advisor for Women in Asia

Miss Kaya claims to the first licensed robo–advisor in Singapore (really true?), with Marvelstone Capital as its fund management company. Currently available to high net worth individuals, the plan is to be accessible to retail investors in the near term. Women

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Fintech Philippines Infographic

Check out our newest Fintech Philippines Infographic.  Also check out separate Fintech Philippines Startup Report and our Fintech Philippines Startup List.

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Smart Travel Meets Fintech to Secure Better Travel Payments

Smart travel is an idea of matching up fintech with travel, but certainly not a knew one. It has been talked about for quite some time. Fintech has made huge strides in assisting people on their holidays, offering everything from

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Maybank Samsung Pay sees 100% contactless payments rise

Contactless payments introduced to Malaysia as Maybank launch their Samsung Pay boosting the number of customers whilst at the same time reducing its cardholders by 100% by the end of 2017 This follows the success of the Maybank Pay launch

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Maybank Launches the First Mobile Money Transfer Service in Malaysia with Western Union

Maybank and Western Union announced the launch of the first digital remittance service in Malaysia via its Maybank2u (“M2u”) mobile banking App. Maybank Mobile App M2u The mobile App service enables Maybank customers to transfer money to more than 500,000

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3 Alternative Ways for Singapore SMEs to Get Funding

Singapore’s economy faced strong headwinds in 2016 and most key business indicators and economists have expressed pessimism for 2017. The Singapore economy is “in for a tough period that will last for a while,” said deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in

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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 number of banks and tech firms opened innovations labs in the country, and the government launched new initiatives and funding

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