Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Apple Pay Now Available to American Express Customers in Singapore

American Express is first in Singapore to bring its customers Apple Pay™ which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure way to pay that’s fast and convenient. American Express Card Members of Innovation, Convenience and Secure “American Express is

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Fintech Validus Gears Up, Linking Investors to SME Companies

Fintech Validus is a SME fund box that links Singaporean and Global investors to Singaporean SMEs. Differentiated from p2p, it is a new asset class that connects investors who are prepared to put in $100,000 and above, looking for better

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FinTech – Banking Disruption Myths from Alessandro Hatami

The technology and digital disruption on banking and financial services will profoundly change a very large, extremely profitable and well-established industry. Alessandro Hatami, a serial corporate entrepreneur with a passion for generating growth through digital innovation in payments and financial services, had observed and

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DBS Bank Report: Blockchain Technology to Unlock Southeast Asia’s Potential

The most transformative blockchains will be those that can work across geopolitical boundaries and Southeast Asia has the most potential that can be unlocked with this technology, according to a new report by DBS Bank. “Asia’s geopolitical context is unique

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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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