Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Interview with the Founder of Bambu, Asia’s Premier B2B Robo-Advisor Provider

Launched in February last year, Bambu is a Singaporean B2B robo-advisor services provider delivering sophisticated automated online management solutions to financial institutions in Asia. Bambu has developed unique solutions for each segment of the market: a white label platform for financial

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The Pros and Cons to Holding Your Meeting During the Morning or Evening

Meetings are the bane of many an employee’s life, but having to facilitate them can be a nightmare of its very own. Depending on when you schedule them, they can go from bad to unbearable in a relatively short amount

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Fintech in Singapore: Top Highlights of 2016

2016 was an important year for Singapore as the city-state moves further to become a leader in fintech. Ranked as the second leading fintech hub in the world by Deloitte, Singapore has made financial technology one of its top priorities. The

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Top Fintech Events in 2017 To Look Forward To

From Hong Kong to Singapore or even USA, let’s take a look at some upcoming fintech events in 2017, picked by Fintech News Singapore. Fintech Finals Hong Kong 2017 When:January 18-19, 2017 Where: PMQ, Hong Kong It’s about bringing people

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Peer-to-Peer Lending in Vietnam

Access to and use of formal financial services is low in Vietnam compared with other countries in the region, with only 31% of all adults having formal bank accounts in 2014, according to the World Bank. 14.6% percent of Vietnamese

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South East Asia’s First Blockchain Incubator Opens Applications For 1st Batch / 50k per Startup

South East Asia has got it’s first Blockchain Incubator. Mentored/invested by Bitcoin Pioneers like Roger Ver, Amit Bhardwaj, Michael Terpin to name a few. The Incubator is very aptly named Satoshi Studios and is inviting applications from entrepreneurs working in

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Top 9 Wealthtech Startups in Singapore and Hong Kong

Over the last years, the growth of fintech has gained significant momentum globally, attracting US$19.1 billion in investment in 2015 alone. In Asia, fintech funding reached an all-time high, quadrupling 2014 total with US$4.54 billion in investment across 130 deals,

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Examining Advancements in Financial Technology Over the Last 15 Years

The banking industry has undergone tremendous changes in the past 10 to 15 years. These changes have come at a time when the consumption of digital technologies is at an all-time high. Also, the banking industry has been forced to

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Myanmar Expands Access to Financial Services with World Bank Support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $100 million credit to support Myanmar in improving the access of families and small and medium-sized businesses to financial services. Myanmar’s Financial Sector Development Project aims to promote the development

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Asia’s Own Lemonade: Neosurance & KLCC Runners Group Partner To Offer The First “Push” Micro Insurance To Malaysian Runners

Neosurance  and KLCC Runners Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the distribution of microinsurance to KLCC Runners Group growing community members. The microinsurance product will be provided ad hoc by a leading reinsurer and insurer who will be

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