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How Ideas Developed at Fintech Hackathons Transform Lives

Just three more weeks until the F10 Fintech Hackathon in Singapore. Read here how a Hackathon changed the lives of some entrepreneurs. After taking part in FinTech Hackathons, they quit their jobs and started to revolutionize the global finance sector: here

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RMIT Online Offers Two New Blockchain Courses

After the successful launch of Australia’s first blockchain university short course, Developing Blockchain Strategy, RMIT Online announced the launch of two additional blockchain courses. This courses will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the technology, including the understanding of how

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INSEAD Brings Blockchain to Business Education

INSEAD, the business school for the world, today announces the appointment of Don Tapscott, a leading authority on the digital age, as Adjunct Professor of Technology and Operations Management with effect from September 2018. INSEAD has also agreed a two-year

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P2P Lending on the Rise in India

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in India is set to grow into a US$5 billion industry by 2023 as alternative finance continues to fill the void left by banks. The Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in the Parliament in January show that small

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This Singaporean Team Wants to Combat Crypto-Scams with a Board Game

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of a huge amount of interest by the populace, yet if you pulled someone off the street to ask them specific questions, there’s a very high chance that they’ll draw up a blank. The crypto-world

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Fintech Agreement Between Singapore and Dubai Financial Services Authorities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) have signed a FinTech Agreement that allows referrals of innovative businesses between the two authorities. The Agreement reflects the commitment of both authorities to support the continuous

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Fintech and Blockchain Courses in Singapore

The global banking and financial services sector is rapidly transforming due to waves of digital disruption enabled by emerging fintech. As fintech is taking an impetuous pace, dynamically penetrating the daily lives of consumers through every available channel, professionals in

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The Rise of Crypto in University Education

Coinbase regularly engages with students and universities across the country as part of recruiting efforts. They partnered with Qriously to ask students directly about their thoughts on crypto and blockchain — and in this report, they outline findings on the growing roster

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Pure Diamond Farm Seeks a US$200 Million ICO to Bring Lab-Grown Diamonds to Market

Pure Diamond Farm Singapore will be holding an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to fund its Japan-made, lab-grown diamond business, in which each diamond will be verifiable on blockchain technology. Pure Diamond Farm has discovered how to generate lab-grown diamonds in

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Standard Chartered to Pilot Blockchain-Based Smart Guarantees in Trade Finance

Standard Chartered announced today a collaboration with Siemens Financial Services, the financing arm of Siemens, and TradeIX, a digital trade provider, to carry out an industry-first client pilot to create an end-to-end blockchain-based smart guarantees proposition in trade finance. With

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