Posts From Fintechnews Singapore

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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IBM Plans For First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore

Government, Industry and Academia to Collaborate on Application of Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Cognitive Technologies IBM announced plans to establish the first IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore. In the first collaboration of its kind with the Singapore Economic Development Board

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Singapore FinTech Start-Up Touché Raises USD $2 Million in Private Funding

Touché a fintech startup in Singapore announced a capital funding of US$2 million. The funds raised enables the company to move forward in the further development of the solution and production of devices. Also in the pipeline are expansion plans into multiple markets

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Singapore’s 30 Most Influential Fintech Experts and Social Media Gurus

Singapore is definitely the spot to keep an eye on when it comes to fintech in Asia. With one of the world’s most supportive governments in this regard, Singapore and its vibrant fintech ecosystem is growing fast and steadily. Fintechnews

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AT&T and IBM Team to Bring Enhanced Internet of Things Capabilities to Developers on IBM Cloud

IoT Developers Can Gain Deeper Insights from Data on Connected Devices With New Open Standards- Based Capabilities AT&T and IBM are working together to help businesses accelerate their Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The two companies will combine their unique strengths

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Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry: Opportunities, Challenges and Success Stories

In the race to become Asia’s fintech hub, Singapore and Hong Kong are undeniably the two most well placed to claim the title. Singapore and Hong Kong, two of the Four Asian Tigers, are global financial centers which rely on

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Report: Nine out of Ten Insurers Fear Losing Part of Their Business to Startups

Annual investments in insurtech ventures have increased fivefold over the past three year, reaching a cumulative US$3.4 billion since 2010. As investment and interest in insurtech increase, insurers are feeling increasingly threatened by the new innovative ventures that are applying

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