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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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Latest Fintech Funding Deals In Singapore

In 2017, Singapore hit US$229.1 million of fintech funding, a record mainly attributed to two of Asia’s ten biggest deals taking place in the city-state in the fourth quarter. The deals are the acquisition of Paynear Solutions by e-commerce startup

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 15)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also, you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: SEC warns investing in unregistered

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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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RISE is Coming to Seoul

RISE will be coming to Seoul for the first time ever!  They have partnered with 500v2 the organizers of Startup Festival 2017 to bring Runway to RISE Seoul. Runway to RISE gives an opportunity to early-stage startups (those that have

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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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How is Indonesia Implementing Blockchain Technology?

The Indonesian Central Bank repeatedly warns citizens about cryptocurrencies and cautions to understand the risks, but the country’s regulations are currently fairly open towards digital currencies and blockchain technology. An actual ban only exists for cryptocurrencies in payments, but exchange

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Visa Welcomes Kunal Chatterjee as the new Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei

Visa announces the appointment of Kunal Chatterjee as Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei. Kunal has a strong history with Visa having spent the past 10 years with the company serving in a variety of roles. Most recently he has

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InsurTech M&As in Asia Surge in 2017, Three Times That of 2016

The total transaction volume of InsurTech M&As in Asia hit US$460 million in 2017, more than three times that of 2016, as industry incumbents and new entrants to the market pushed towards greater digitalisation, according to the fourth Quarterly InsurTech Briefing from

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