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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 42)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Bitcoin Use Grows In Philippines, Regulators Flex Muscle The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has released guidelines on cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, as

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Australia: Collaborating On The Next Era Of Payments

Transactives, the leading conference organizer of EuropeanPaymentSummit (EMEA) and GlobalPaymentSummit (APAC) , has teamed up with Australian Payments Network (AusPayNet), the self-regulatory body for Australia’s payments industry and home for cross industry innovation, to bring the inaugural Australian Payment Summit

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Prudential Boosts Singapore Insurtech Scene With PRU Fintegrate Partnership

Prudential Singapore (Prudential) today announced the launch of the PRU Fintegrate Partnership (PRU Fintegrate) which seeks to collaborate with fintech startups in Singapore and globally, and to co-develop digital solutions for customers. This is the first programme of its kind

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19 Industry Problem Statements For PRU Fintegrate

The PRU Fintegrate Partnership is open to fintech startups from around the world which share Prudential’s commitment to making insurance simpler and more accessible to customers. The programme has started by working with startups which offer a solution to one

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Bankbazaar Secures US$ 30 Million In Series D Funding Led By Experian

BankBazaar.com, India’s leading financial marketplace with 50 Million visits per quarter, raised US$30 Million in a funding round led by Experian, the world’s largest credit rating agency and information management company. BankBazaar’s mission is to help consumers access the right

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Hitachi Vantara Singapore Launches Its First Fintech Codeathon

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd.  announced its very first Fintech Codeathon, CodeSG, that will take place from 3 – 5 November, 2017, at The Hangar at NUS Enterprise. The 2.5-day codeathon is open to developers, designers, tertiary students and

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Ripple & the Gates Foundation Team Up to Level the Economic Playing Field for the Poor

Many of the world’s poor in developing countries — nearly 2 billion, according to the World Bank — struggle to lift themselves out of poverty simply because they don’t have a bank account or financial services. This is a missed opportunity for

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Lenddo and EFL Team Up to Lead Financial Inclusion Revolution

Lenddo and Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL), leaders in credit decisioning for emerging markets, today announced they are joining forces. Lenders will use the combined company’s unique platform to provide individuals worldwide with unprecedented, affordable access to convenient financial products. United

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Malaysian Fintech Firm Soft Space Launches My FamiPay in Taiwan

Partnering with Cathay United Bank (CUB), Soft Space introduces an innovative way to make payments that is set to empower FamilyMart Taiwan called “My FamiPay”. The application integrates and binds debit/prepaid/credit cards and other various stored value cards for in-store

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The​ ​Cryptonomos​ ​Crowdsale​ ​Platform​ ​Starts​ ​Issuing​ ​Playkey Tokens

Tokens for the decentralized cloud-based gaming platform Playkey will be available for sale on Cryptonomos, one of the leading platforms for blockchain-based crowdsale campaigns. A partnership between Cryptonomos and Playkey will make buying PKT even easier: The platform is making the

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