Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

Top 100 Fintech Vendors That Derive More Than 1/3 of Their Revenue From Financial Institutions

IDC Financial Insights announced the 2016 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings and Real Results, the 13th and 2nd annual respectively. The rankings and winners were announced at an invitation-only event on September 7, 2016, on the eve of Finovate Fall New

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Infographic: The 27 Fintech Unicorns, And Where They Were Born

Visual Capitalist‘s infographic visualizes the 27 largest fintech startups worldwide. They look at valuations, cash raised, location, sub-sectors, and much more!

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6 Remittance Startups in Southeast Asia to Know

Remittances can contribute to a big chuck of the GDP of a country, notably in emerging markets. The World Bank estimates that migrants will send up to US$636 billion home in 2017, with three quarter of that amount being remitted

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WeLab Secures US$25 Million Credit Facility To Fuel Hong Kong Growth

WeLab, one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Greater China, has announced it has secured a credit facility of US$25 million from ING Bank. WeLab is the operator of Wolaidai (我来贷), one of China’s largest mobile lending platforms, and

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Hong Kong’s Top 11 Fintech Influencers

With financial services accounting for 16% of its GDP and employing 236,000 people, or 6% of total employment in Hong Kong, it comes with little surprise that the region has made fintech one of its top priorities. Hong Kong, one

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Fintech Regulation in Asia: How Singapore, HK, Korea, Japan, China, India Are Doing it

In 2015, Asia’s fintech startups attracted US$4.5 billion in venture capital funding through 130 deals, making the region the second biggest player in terms of venture capital following North America with US$7.7 billion through 378 deals. According to a report

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Is Returning Asian Talent Key to the Budding South-east Asian Economy?

South-east Asia’s rapid economic progression is bringing it further up the ladder in the global race to capitalist success, and with this boom in local potential comes a new drive for white-collared talent. There is now an ever-expanding number of

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CoAssets – First Crowdfunding & Peer-to-peer Lending Company IPO in Australia

Homegrown crowdfunding platform CoAssests has announced that it has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange Ltd  today under the ASX code “CA8” after successfully raising S$6.72 million under its Public Offer at an issue price of S$0.41 per share. This builds upon an

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A Profile of Smartphone Users in the Philippines

Smartphones have changed the way Filipinos communicate. There’s no doubt that communication technologies are making Filipinos more social, making sure they stay connected with their circle. In fact, the Philippines has been called the text-messaging capital of the world. With

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