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Fintech In Singapore: January 2018 News Roundup

Singapore is starting the year 2018 with some exciting news coming from its fintech sector. Here’s our news roundup for the month of January:   InstaRem aims for 600% growth this year InstaRem, a fintech startup originally from India that’s

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Temasek And Kuehne + Nagel To Create Joint Venture For Investments In Logistics Technology Start-Ups

Temasek, a Singapore headquartered investment company, and Kuehne + Nagel, a leading global logistics group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture to invest globally in early-stage companies developing cutting-edge technology for logistics and supply chains. Dr.

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Newly Licensed Crowdfunding Player Kickstarts Platform To Serve Smes And Investors in Singapore

Local start-up, FundTier, has launched its crowdfunding platform officially after obtaining the Capital Market Services license last December. Founded by five former bankers, FundTier aims to connect local SMEs seeking alternative funding with investors who have an interest in funding

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Funding Societies Surpasses SGD 100 Million in SME Crowdfunding

Funding Societies, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform in Southeast Asia, welcomed the start of the year by crossing the SGD 100 million mark in total crowdfunded SME loans across Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. In line with the platform’s goal of

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DBS and Xero Extend Strategic Partnership by Simplifying Bill Payments for Small Businesses in Singapore

DBS Bank and Xero announced a service which allows small businesses, including start-ups and SMEs, to send payment instructions directly from Xero to their DBS IDEAL internet banking account, instead of entering them manually into their internet banking. This new service marks the

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Betting on Blockchain with Dragon Inc.

Dragon Inc. is now officially ready to launch its Casino & VIP rooms blockchain-based solution after successfully raising more than USD $6 million in Pre-Token Sale funding for their project in December 2017. Together with the USD $265 million already

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It’s Becoming Increasingly Difficult For Newcomers To Enter The Mobile Wallet Space In Indonesia

Providers of digital goods and services in Indonesia had to be inventive to make their business work. Credit cards aren’t widespread in the country, with only an estimated 7 to 8 million out of a population of roughly 265 million

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Investment Outlook for 2018 – Perspectives on E-Automotive, Robotics and Bitcoin

Investors should not only focus on the potential returns that investments offer, but on their (priced in) expectations and risks, said VP Bank Group’s Head of Investment Research, Mr Bernd Hartmann. VP Bank announced its 2018 Investment Outlook , addressing

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HSBC Partners 7-Eleven to Expand Cash Access Network to 800 Touchpoints

HSBC Singapore announced its partnership with 7-Eleven, the largest convenience store chain in Singapore, to offer HSBC customers access to more than 300 of its stores for QuickCash withdrawals. HSBC’s partnership with 7-Eleven will expand its total cash access network

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 3)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Bitcoin too good to be true? As of this writing, one bitcoin is already equivalent to $10,338. Late last year, it

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