Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Upcoming Philippines FinTech Events

Surprisingly, or maybe not, Fintech is getting hotter and hotter in Philippines. After a quick search, we can easily spot more than 5 Fintech events to be held in Philippines from now until end of year. As expected, most of these

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9 Startups For a Fiery Competition at DBS HotSpot 2016 Pre-Accelerator Programme

Bootcamp survivors progress to second phase of DBS HotSpot 2016 Following an intense three months of training and experimentation, nine start-ups were selected from DBS’s HotSpot Bootcamp to move on to the next stage – the Pre-Accelerator. With Seedly, a

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Vietnam’s Personal Finance App ‘Money Lover’

ZooStudio, the Vietnamese startup behind Money Lover, has added new features to its personal finance app, now allowing users to link accounts from 15 of the biggest banks in Vietnam as well as popular online services including Uber and PayPal.

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Blockchain To Cause A ‘Profound Technological Shift’ In Banking, Insurance, And Beyond

Poised to transform the financial sector by increasing efficiency, transparency and security, blockchain technology could reduce banks’ infrastructure costs by US$15 – 20 billion per year by 2022, an opportunity that all major banks and financial institutions are eager to

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First Singapore SME Lending Platform to Provide Investor Protection

Validus Capital, an SME lending platform, has announced it will be the first platform in Singapore to provide investor protection for their invoice financing loans. Partnering with insurance provider, EQ Insurance, Validus Capital will join the ranks of China’s Lufax in Asia, which

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Infographic: The State of Fintech in 15 Visuals

Basic everyday activities like logging onto your bank’s website to check your balance, applying for a car loan online, or contributing to a great looking crowdfunding campaign may not seem like anything special, but they’re all part of a relatively

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The Most Anticipated Fintech Events in Asia – Second Half of 2016

Fintech News will update you once again about the most anticipated Fintech events in Asia in the second half of 2016. These events vary from Fintech in general, Lending, Digital Finance, Customer Experience, Mobile Payments, or IOT,  which gather top industry

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FINOVATE The Fintech Show is Back in Asia. This Time in Hong Kong

Finovate Asia in Hong Kong: Since 2007, Finovate conferences have showcased new innovations in banking, investment, insurance, lending, payment solutions and other financial services technology. At Finovate, selected startups and companies always did their best to impress a passionate crowd

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IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud

IBM  announced a new cloud service for organizations that require a secure environment for blockchain networks. Ideal for organizations in regulated industries, this environment allows clients to test and run blockchain projects that handle private data. IBM’s secure blockchain cloud

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Insurance Sector Reinvents Itself Leading To Drastic Measures

Majority of insurers admit challenges extracting value from transformation initiatives; most say their transformation efforts have been less than ideal. Faced with disruptive economic, demographic and technological change, most insurers are struggling to reinvent their organisations for the future. According

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