Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Robo Advisors in Singapore

Robo-advisors are all the rage in the wealth management industry as banks and financial institutions around the world are looking to respond to the industry’s rapid adoption of technology, changing consumer expectations and the disruptive potential of new entrants. Even

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Singapore’s Finance Disruptors

Singapore is a hotbed for fintech innovation. The establishment of world-class fintech hubs like 80RR, the support from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and the city’s developed financial infrastructure, have offered the right environment for fintech startups to thrive and

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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 (KREN) and PT M Cash Integrasi Tbk (MCAS) in Indonesia.  KREN and MCAS will each own 14.81% of the MMP

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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 Services Bill (the “Bill”). The Bill will streamline the regulation of payment services under a single legislation, expand the scope

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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 payments by both domestic and international payment schemes, e-wallets, and banks. The new SG QR was developed by an industry

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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 35’ are given tribute annually at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Asia conference. The list recognises the development of new technology

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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. Each of the three startups will go on to work with Prudential mentors and business teams to develop a proof-of-concept

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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” today, and up to US$2 billion of capital was made available for the start-ups. The Investor Summit was the finale

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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 from across 100 countries for the week-long event, bringing together the world’s policy makers and top financial institutions and fintech

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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), introduced, an industry FinTech sandbox for financial institutions and FinTech firms as part of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN),

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