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Hoolah Cinches 7-Figure Seed Fund For 0% Interest Payment Installments

Hoolah announces that it has completed a 7-figure fundraising round, led by AccelerAsia Ventures and Aletra Capital Partners and joined by the likes of iGlobe Partners. This is to allow hoolah to scale their technology and hire a bigger commercial

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Why Singapore is Injecting Fintech Expertise into Indonesian Universities

Singapore has agreed to work with Indonesia to help create a fintech learning programme for higher education providers in Indonesia, as part of an MoU for information exchange between both nations. Temasek Foundation International (TF INTL) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP)

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How Singapore Measures Up To The Latest Fintech Buzzword: Artificial Intelligence

It’s been quite a few years since huge parts of our lives have ported over to digitalisation, and almost by accident, many organisations have accumulated swaths of data that they’ve more recently just realised could be turned into valuable analytics.

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Neo Banks and Challenger Banks in Asia: Ready for Prime Time?

When challenger banks were first introduced to the markets in Europe many pundits have touted it (perhaps over-enthusiastically) the destroyers of banks. Promising to upend the banking sector as we know it and drastically transform the way consumers experience financial

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A Fintech Which Built Mongolia’s Largest Non-Bank Lender Graduates from Techstars Class

Rakuten and Techstars showcase the achievements of the ten startups participating in Rakuten Accelerator, powered by Techstars, at the Rakuten Accelerator Demo Day. The startups, who come from nine countries and regions, will pitch their business to hundreds of top

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Open Banking In Asia – A Breakdown of Initiatives Across The Region

Globally the open banking movement is gaining traction, fueled largely by EU’s P2D2 and the UK’s CMA Open Banking and a combination of banks’ internal efforts and market initiatives. While during the earlier years, much of the open banking initiatives were

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This Solutions Bring Cruise Line Employees Cash Payouts to Over 15,000 Locations in the Philippines

Brightwell Payments, a FinTech company that helps global workers get paid as well as send and spend money safely and easily worldwide, announced a partnership with Transpay, the cross-border payment company. Brightwell users around the world can now send money cross-border to

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60 Innovative Solutions Shortlisted for 2018 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the 60 finalists that will vie for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. The finalists will get to showcase their innovative solutions at the Festival. This

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MAS Issues Guidelines to Facilitate Provision of Digital Advisory Services

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)  issued the Guidelines on Provision of Digital Advisory Services, to facilitate the provision of these services in Singapore. The guidelines incorporate feedback from the public consultation as well as learning points from MAS’ engagements with the industry.

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MC Payment Is Adopting The “WordPress for Blockchain” Into Their Cashless System

Singapore homegrown fintech player, MC Payment, has partnered with global Blockchain based platform, NULS to expand into the rest of the ASEAN market. MC Payment intends to build their own chain on NULS’ protocol, valuable to the payment company for

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