Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Blockchain Use Cases in Financial Services

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the financial services industry, attracting billions in venture capital investment from some of the largest firms across the financial services landscape. Originally developed as the technology underlying Bitcoin, blockchain has quickly risen to fame

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The ASEAN Digital Journey to 2025

A report by the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) department of Deutsche Bank named Reimagining ASEAN: The digital journey to 2025, revealed that significant gaps remain before it becomes an “advanced digital region”. This is despite key economic policies signed by

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Alternative Credit Scoring Providers In Southeast Asia You Have To Know

Globally, almost 50% of adults have no access to banking-type services of any description. The lack of access to basic financial services has created major barriers for people to overcome poverty by making it almost impossible for individuals and businesses

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Singapore Financial Watchdog Proposes New Rulings To Facilitate Growth Of Robo-Advisors

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s financial watchdog and central bank, has proposed several regulatory changes aimed at boosting the growth of robo-advisors in Singapore and support innovation in financial services. The new proposals were presented in a

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Fintech Investors in Singapore

Fintech development in Singapore has been largely driven by the government’s efforts to push adoption and growth. On the regulatory front, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set up the regulatory sandbox framework for financial institutions and companies to test

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InsurTech Turns A Boring Financial Tool Into A Lifestyle Product

A classic insurance product has two main problems: it’s boring, and it doesn’t have an obvious value for a customer who hasn’t had any insurance claims for years. By: Dmitry Rudash,  Co-founder Raxel Telematics As a result, the very nature of

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Finance & Technology in ASEAN countries, Quid Novi? – Part 2

It all started with a bit of curiosity, a taste for adventure and a well known perpetual need for challenges … After several e-mails exchanged with local start-ups, a “Due-Diligence” at the height of my capacities but also a certain

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Finance & Technology In ASEAN Countries, Quid Novi? – Part 1

Currently based in Switzerland at the Institute of Financial Services of Zug, I write this article in two sections in order to present the personal vision that I was able to develop from local and foreign FinTech companies. Strongly motivated,

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Will Selfies Replace The Password?

Did you ever try to log into one of your accounts using the few variations of passwords you generally use, yet fail because you apparently had used some other password you can’t remember anymore? You’re not alone, which is why,

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Digital Consumers In Asia Surge By 50 Percent In One Year

According a 19 May report by Bain & Company, the number of digital consumers in the region has increased by 50 oercent to 200 million. This has helped the region’s internet economy balloon to more than $50 billion, the report

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