Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Fintech in Vietnam: Mobile Payment Space Ripe for Rapid Growth

The mobile payment space in Vietnam is ripe for exponential growth and there are three main factors supporting the trend: the relatively young population (42.1% are under 25 years old), the rate of smartphone penetration surpassing 50%, and the majority

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What’s the Difference Between Asian and European FinTech?

In the early April, the FinTech festival Money 2020 Europe happened in Copenhagen, Denmark, attracting all kinds of FinTech identities, from start-ups to giants alike all around the world. This global event gave all participants a worldwide view of FinTech.

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Blockfin Asia – The Very First Fintech & Blockchain Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

First time ever in Vietnam, a fintech conference named Blockfin Asia will be held with the centric theme: “Exploring opportunities for organizations and regulators in SEA to leverage emerging Fintech and Blockchain technologies”. Sign up now at here with code FTVNSAVE10

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Singapore Gears Up to Become A Fintech Leader, MAS Announces Major Initiatives

As part of Singapore’s plan to become the world’s first Smart Nation, the city-state’s financial regulator and central bank has announced a series of initiatives aimed at fostering the fintech sector and build its Smart Financial Center. The Monetary Authority

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Customers Willing to Shift to Mobile Money for International Transfers

Mobile international money transfer services have significant potential to gain traction and market share as 92% of consumers are willing to ditch traditional money transmitter services for a mobile method, according to a new survey. Entitled ‘Mobile Financial Services Consumer

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Top 8 Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto Companies in Singapore

Triggered in August 2014, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative intends to turn the city-state into the world’s first smart nation. This major digital transformation, expected to be fulfilled by 2030, is aimed at turning Singapore into a hyper-connected country where the

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27 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in (Southeast) Asia in 2016

Asia is becoming a hot bed for fintech with surges in investments and growing interest from foreign investors. Things are moving fast in the fintech world and it gets harder and harder to keep up with the burgeoning industry. What

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5 Key Fintech Trends and Data from Citi’s ‘Digital Disruption’ Report

Changing consumer behavior combined with advances in technology has changed the relationship that customers have with their bank and with their finances. Customers rely less and less on walking into a branch for their banking needs, and instead have digital

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InsurTech Startup PolicyPal Wants to Help People Manage, Track and Understand Their Insurance Policies

Earlier this month, notorious accelerator program Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore unveiled the ten teams it had picked to integrate the program, among which PolicyPal, a young and ambitious startup that intends to help us manage our insurance matters more easily. The

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Singapore Future 2030: 4 Dramatically Visions of Life

New report challenges business leaders to think about where Singapore is heading and the talent they will need in the future. The report, “The Future of Talent in Singapore 2030” includes four thought-provoking scenarios of life in Singapore in 2030 with

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