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10 Notable Incubators and Accelerators In The Philippines

The Philippines is considered by several businessmen as a good testing ground to launch and nurture startups not only because of its low cost of living, and growing young and tech-savvy population that speaks English, but also because there is

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Turnkey Lender Collaborates With Hewlett Packard To Offer Improved Lending Solutions

Cloud-based lending software provider Turnkey Lender have announced that it will collaborate with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to offer its software on HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure stack, a hybrid cloud platform. The announcement builds on the success of an initial

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Instead of Loose Change, Cheers Shoppers Can Transfer Change into EZ-Link Card

Wirecard announced that they’ve extended their partnership up with EZ-Link and Cheers. Now cardholders purchasing goods at select Cheers stores can elect to transfer any change to their EZ-Link card for free. Due to a longtime monopoly that was only

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Despite Much Support, Cashless Indonesia Faces Many Obstacles

Indonesia’s cashless experiments in Jakarta has yielded interesting results. By 2017, many of the industry’s observers were already discussing the possibility of Indonesia transforming into a cashless nation, and this impression has held on until this year. And transportation is

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Prudential Join Forces to Pioneer AI-Powered Digital Health Services in Asia

Prudential announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with UK-based healthcare technology and services company Babylon Health. Babylon’s artificial intelligence (“AI”) expertise will be made available to existing and new customers of Prudential across Asia marking a step

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UOB Starts Digital Bank for ASEAN

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) announced that it is introducing a digital bank for ASEAN’s massive and increasing base of ‘mobile first’ and ‘mobile only’ customers. UOB’s Digital Bank will be deployed in its key Southeast Asian markets as the Group

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Top-5 Countries to Setup Fintech & Blockchain Startups

While the coherent regulation of blockchain and fintech industry is yet to be developed, fintech startups find themselves navigating through regulatory jungles of various dos and don’ts when formulating their business models. Recent actions and statements of most state regulators

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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WAITRR Shakes Hands with UQPAY

Recently, UQPAY went into a strategic collaboration with WAITRR, Singapore’s largest O2O mobile ordering platform. Based on its robust portfolio, innovative development and fusion technology, UQPAY providesWAITRR with comprehensive payment solutions. WAITRR, a dark horse in Singapore’s mobile ordering industry

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Insurtech As An Enabler Rather Then A Disruptor: Report

The insurance industry is undergoing profound changes, driven by new customer expectations, emerging technologies, and sustained downward pressure on margin. Since 2015, insurtech players have boomed globally and while initially perceived as potential threats, these are now quickly emerging as

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