Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

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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Revolut to Launch in Singapore

Revolut, a London-headquartered neo-bank, is about to launch in Singapore as the company started letting users join the waiting list to get early access. Revolut, which currently serves some 800,000 customers across Europe, announced plans to expand to the US,

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UOB’s Latest Partnerships Reveal the Bank’s Strategy to Stay Relevant

An e-wallet and an artificial intelligence solutions company combines with a traditional bank. United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is recently attempting to keep abreast of current banking trends by striking relationships with more agile fintech companies. It has been said

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