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Southeast Asia’s Forex Social Trading Scene

Social trading is a new way of trading which involves the use of financial social networks as the major information source for making financial decisions. On these platforms, users can compare and copy trades, techniques and strategies of advanced or

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Green Finance And How Fintech Can Enable Sustainable Development

In 2015, the United Nations’ 195 member countries adopted their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to the global transition from the fossil-fueled industrial era to low-carbon, knowledge-richer, green economies. But this change depends in part on a reset of

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Remtech Providers In Asia You Need To Know

Remtech, the contraction of the words remittance and technology, refers to the use of digital channels and platforms for international money transfers. The increase in use of mobile phones and technology is providing an avenue for fintech developments in remittance.

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Upcoming Fintech Events in Malaysia

Fintech has become a hot topic in Malaysia, especially as the sector paves the way forward for innovations in financial services. The government has committed to provide clear guidance and regulation to new, innovative products and business models entering the

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Peer-to-Peer Lending in China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has become a global phenomenon. In Asia in particular, alternative financing has experienced an explosive growth. Asia’s large population of smartphone-savvy and unbanked makes it a prime market for alternative lenders. These leverage digital platforms and technology

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MyCash Online: A Malaysian Marketplace for Foreign Workers in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian startup MyCash Online is an online marketplace designed for migrant workers in Malaysia and Singapore. It provides easy, secure and convenient services to the underbanked. MyCash Online offers an e-wallet service that allows users to reload phone credit,

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6 Notable Initial Coin Offering Campaigns and Blockchain Projects

An ICO is an unregulated means by which a new cryptocurrency venture or project can raise funds by selling newly minted crypto coins. The practice is often used by startups to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by

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Fintech News SG Roundup: Singaporean Startups Raise Money, New Incubation Program, and More

Home to over 200 banks whose total assets are estimated to be worth over S$2 trillion, Singapore is a leading international financial center and a serious contender for the global number one spot in fintech. Government support for fintech is

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