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Two of Asia’s Biggest Fintech Hubs will Deepen Relationship in 2019

Singapore has shown massive support for the Belt and Silk Road initiative by the more recently economically open Chinese government, which has impacted many industries in Singapore including fintech. And Singapore has been quite cosy with the Chinese government in making

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3 Key Factors for Post-ICO Success

According to a recent Boston College study, less than 50% of ICOs are still operational after the first four months following their token sale. People are so focused on the fundraising side of the phenomenon that they forget to address

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Meet The 6 Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Philippines Registered With BSP

It’s been a year now since Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) issued the guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges in Philippines. Since its issuance, 6 companies have been registered with the regulator. While cryptocurrency enthusiasts may rejoice that the regulator is becoming

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QTUM Celebrates First Year with New Update

After the first full year of operation, blockchain protocol QTUM has plenty to celebrate, both for its future and its already illustrious past. In its short time on the market QTUM has achieved several transformative successes and is aiming for much

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China’s Fintech Giant Enters Singapore, Offers Robo Advisory Services

After setting up base in Singapore end of last year, Lu International, a Singapore-based subsidiary of China’s Lufax, launches their first product—a wealth management platform. Lufax was set up in 2011 by Ping An Insurance Group, a diversified holdings company

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National University of Singapore Forms Academic Blockchain Think Tank

The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the creation of the “Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms” or CRYSTAL Center, an academic research lab and think tank, aiming to lead as one of the world’s foremost centers for research on blockchains. The lab is founded by a team

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2018: All You Have to Know

Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 is just two months away, and this year, the multi-day fintech event promises to be even bigger, better and jammed packed with even more exciting activities. In 2017, the Singapore Fintech Festival was attended by more

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Maybank Now Lets Merchants Issue Unique PayNow QR Codes for Individual Invoices

Maybank Singapore teams ups with Malaysia-based fintech company Financio to offer customers invoices attached with dynamic QR Code that embeds the company’s UEN, payer name, invoice number and payment amount, using the Maybank PayNow system. The goal is to allow business

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Singapore’s PropTech Marketplace Ohmyhome Raises S$4 Million In Series A

Ohmyhome, a Singapore PropTech marketplace announced that it has raised S$4 million Series A funding led by Golden Equator Capital. The investment will help Ohmyhome further strengthen its position as a PropTech company in Singapore and expand into Southeast Asia.

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MAS Warns Public Against Websites Faking DPM Tharman’s Quotes to Sell Bitcoin

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a warning about fraudulent websites soliciting bitcoin investments using fudged comments that they’ve attributed to MAS Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Screenshots of the website depict fake articles that are

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