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Prudential Singapore Workforce will be Trained in Innovation, Social Media, Data Analytic and Entrepreneurship

Prudential Singapore is partnering SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to help its employees acquire the skillsets needed to meet the future demands of the insurance industry. As part of the partnership, employees will have access to the SkillsFuture Series of courses curated

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Funding Societies Raises $25 Million Series B Funding. Largest P2P Lending Funding in SEA

Leading peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Societies (also known as Modalku in Indonesia), has raised USD 25 Million in Series B funding. Led by Softbank Ventures Korea, the funding round also includes existing investors Sequoia India, Alpha JWC Ventures (Indonesia) and

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OCBC Bank Singapore to Roll Out AI-Powered Voice Banking Services with Google

OCBC Bank is the first in Singapore to launch artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice banking in collaboration with Google. With Google Home and Google Home Mini launched in Singapore today, anyone can now speak to the Google Assistant – on

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Avatec: Next-Generation Digital Credit Assessment Solution for Indonesia

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced the launch of their joint venture, Avatec.ai . Avatec aims to help banks and finance companies to be more efficient and more accurate when assessing the credit quality of

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First Crypto Fund in Singapore

Swiss-Asia Financial Services announces the launch of its first crypto fund in Singapore. The Kryptos Alpha Fund is an absolute return cryptocurrency hedge fund aiming to maximize returns while minimizing drawdowns. The fund’s strategy incorporates these elements: Arbitrage trading of

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Singapore Fintech Startup Silot Raises Pre-Series A Funding from Key Investors

Silot announced its successful completion of pre-series A funding. Silot has raised 2.87 million USD from Arbor Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures. This funding follows just nine months after its initial seed funding from ZhenFund, which marked the angle investor’s first investment

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OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to Enable Instant Digital Card Issuance via OCBC Mobile Banking App

OCBC Bank customers have a new, speedy way of resolving a common issue when shopping or dining: Not having the right credit card to enjoy the best discount, rebate or reward. Since last month, OCBC Bank became the first bank

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What to Expect with International Money Transfers in 2018?

A report on CNBC indicated that TransferWise generated substantial revenues for the year ending March 31, 2017, and it was targeting precisely the same performance for the year ending March 31, 2018. The chief financial officer of TransferWise, Matt Briers

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Digital Asset Management Platform Kristal.AI Raises $1.85M Seed Round of Funding

Kristal.AI, an AI-powered Digital Asset Management Platform headquartered in Singapore has announced a $1.85M seed round of funding led by IDG Ventures India, with participation from leading angel investors including Shailesh Rao (Senior Advisor -TPG, McKinsey) and Amit Gupta (Founding

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Largest Co-Living Space In Southeast Asia Launched

Singapore based co-living startup, Hmlet, is set to launch its second building in Singapore dedicated entirely to co-living. Located in the heart of District 11, Hmlet @ Sarkies, will be the largest co-living space in Southeast Asia. The project is

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