Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Leonie Hill Capital Announces A Strategic Partnership With Life.SREDA

International fintech-focused venture capital firm Life.SREDA signed a memorandum of understanding with Leonie Hill Capital (LHC), a Singapore-based private equity fund, to become strategic partners in the the area of investments into financial technologies (FinTech) in Asia. According to the

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What is Digital Transformation and Why is it a Disruption?

There are many talks about “Digital Transformation” recently, but what does it really mean, and why is it called a disruption? Depending on how you perceive it, this term may be just a fad to you, or it may mean the

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Manulife Launches New Lab of Forward Thinking Location in Singapore

Manulife has opened a new Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) location in Singapore. Singapore, a technology hub for Asia, hosts the third LOFT site for Manulife. The other labs are in Boston and Toronto. The LOFT is a global exploration

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Optimism and Opportunities Surrounding the Vietnam Card and Payment Industry

Ken Research announced its latest publication on “The Cards and Payments Industry in Vietnam: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020” offer insights on the changing trends and key issues within the Vietnam Cards and Payment Industry. The publication includes an

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New Regulations Set to Boost Fintech in Japan

With changing regulations, increasing investments and support from domestic banks, fintech is poised to take off in Japan. Lots have happened in Japan since the beginning of the year for fintech with a number of new rulings and moves from

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Top 50 Fintechs in China

KPMG has released a new report naming the top 50 fintech ventures in China, which include Ant Financial, Baidu Finance, Dianrong.com, WeBank and Zhongan Insurance. The report, titled 2016 China Leading Fintech 50, aims at promoting the industry’s growth by highlighting

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Preparing for 2020: Hong Kong Financial Services’ Top 5 Priority Responses

The pace of global change in financial services continues to accelerate as market incumbents, emerging FinTech startups and newcomers of every kind try to offer more sophisticated yet convenient means of moving money. Nowhere is this trend more apparent than

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7 Fintech Events in Hong Kong To Attend

Hong Kong is making a move to challenge Singapore and others as the dominant location for fintech in Asia. Hong Kong in specific led the growth of the blockchain market in northeast Asia, with its friendly regulatory frameworks and policies

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9 Incubators, Accelerators and Startup Programs For Singaporean Fintech Ventures

The following list complements a previous article we published in September 2015 which included a selection of some of Singapore’s most notorious incubators and accelerator programs including Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore – which will open up applications for startups on November

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Fintech In Personal Banking Landscape in Southeast Asia

After Singapore’s central bank made the decision in 2015 to turn the country into the fintech hub of Asia, fintech has suddenly become the new buzzword across the South East Asian region. South East Asia has long been at the

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