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Major Payments and Banking Players Gather at Seamless in Singapore to Discuss the Future of Commerce in Asia

Seamless Asia, the region’s largest free-to-attend payments, banking, identity, e-commerce and retail conference and exhibition with 150 exhibitors and over 6,000 attendees, returns to Singapore on 26-27 June to explore innovative digital solutions changing commerce and banking in Asia. Representatives from banks, online

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Fintech CEO Pitch: We Challenged Turnkey Lender with 8 Questions

We recently interviewed Dmitry Voronenko, the CEO and Founder of Turnkey Lender, a Singapore based Lending Software provider. This is the first interview in our new Fintech CEO pitch series. If you are a Fintech CEO and you are interested

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10 Years Old Blockchain Entrepreneur Steals the Show at Tech-Summit in Bangkok

One of the ASEAN region’s youngest entrepreneurs, KIDLetCoin CEO and Co-Founder, 10 year old Kaede Takenaka, spoke about blockchain and cryptocurrencies at this year’s Techsauce Global Summit in Bangkok.   The entrepreneur spoke about educating young kids on smart currencies

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Ohmyhome Opens PropTech Innovation Centre in Singapore

Singapore’s first one-stop property solution Ohmyhome, announced the opening of the country’s first-ever PropTech Innovation Centre this week. The 11,000-square-foot facility will accelerate continuous innovation and productivity, as the company expands into other markets in the region. The centre, located

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15 Fintech Maps Showcasing the State of Fintech in Asia

On many aspects, Asia is leading the fintech revolution. First, in terms of consumer adoption of fintech products, more than half of adult consumers active online in China and India, the two most populous countries in the world, regularly use

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Key Takeaways From Vietnam’s Startup Ecosystem

A new book exploring Vietnam’s startup ecosystem was released earlier this month, detailing an American entrepreneur’s experience in supporting, and working with Vietnamese entrepreneurs across the nation. The book aims to capture the successes of and challenges facing Vietnam’s youth, local

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Credit Card Issuers Ramp Up Tech Innovation

In the age of mobile wallets, peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps, and cryptocurrencies, credit cards are transforming to keep up with the changing landscape. The rise of fintech and digital platforms have ushered a new era in the payments sector, and

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5 Ecosystems Enablers and B2B Providers for Fintech Startups in Asia

The platform-based business model has taken hold in the digital economy, and the concept is quickly spreading to banking and financial services. Aided by widespread Internet and mobile access, fintech companies and progressive banks have started to make inroads into

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Global Fintech Adoption Is at an All Time High, EY Study Shows

Consumer adoption of fintech services has surged globally in the past years, rising from 16% in 2015 and 33% in 2017, to now 64%, an increase of almost 100% every two years. China and India are leading the trend with

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Visa Said Their AI-Powered Fraud Detection Helped Prevent US$25 Bil in Fraud Annually

Visa just announced that their Visa Advanced Authorisation (VAA) process, done using artificial intelligence, has helped financial institutions prevent an estimated US$25 billion in annual fraud. VAA, used by Visa themselves, is a comprehensive risk management tool that  monitors and

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