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How are FinTech based enterprises bringing about a ‘Positive Disruption’ in Singapore?

FinTech, also known as Financial Technology, is a portmanteau of financial technology which englobes a better user interface for financial services and products. The concept of FinTech goes back to 1950 when conventional banking transactions were getting replaced by technological

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FinTech: 90% Hype, 10% Revolution. And Why It’s Okay.

Buzz vs. Life Changing Innovations.  A systemic, a consumer and an innovator point of view. A couple of months ago, when I read Barclays’ CEO Jes Staley say “Fintech won’t challenge us” I couldn’t help but think of this other

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Top 13 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Finance Events in Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon and to help industry participants and enthusiasts to keep up with this burgeoning sector, several fintech events, conferences and trade shows are taking place this year to connect industry stakeholders and discuss the hottest trends

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Visa Expands Global Transaction Processing with Facilities in Singapore and United Kingdom

Visa announced expanded transaction processing capabilities in two state-of- the-art data centres in Singapore and the United Kingdom. The new global processing hubs will increase the speed, resilience and geo-diversity of Visa’s infrastructure, while strengthening the company’s ability to deliver new

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Fintech in Bangladesh: Nascent but Growing

Bangladesh’s undeveloped financial system, huge unbanked population, and increasing smartphone penetration rate, have fueled the development of innovative digital finance solutions. Home to 160 million people, Bangladesh is the world’s eighth densely populated country and one of the top performing

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Fintech can help improve the relationship between Banks and their Customers

A report by the The Economist Intelligence Unit noted that while Fintech is an emerging industry that is growing more influential in the banking industry, retail banks will still retain a huge advantage. By 2020, the bank may no longer

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China’s Fintech Sector to Enter New Era

While China’s fintech industry had been mostly driven by the “fin” component, the importance of the “tech” component will come to the fore in the future, according to management consulting firm Oliver Wyman. With the ongoing integration of fintech into

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Fintech Mainstream Adoption To Be Driven By Emerging Markets

Over the past 18 months, adoption of fintech solutions has surged globally with now 33% of digitally active consumers across 20 markets using such products and services compared with 16% in 2015, according to EY’s latest EY Fintech Adoption Index.

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11 Recent Fintech Fundings in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and other Southeast Asia countries

In 2016, a total of US$23.5 billion was invested into fintech globally, with Asia Pacific receiving more than half of the amount (US$14.8 billion), according to Startupbootcamp. While China and India continue to dominate the region as the largest fintech

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Global Payment Summit Coming to Singapore; Last Chance to Nominate Your Startup for Florin Awards

The Global Payment Summit, organized by the Transactives, will take place in Singapore on August 28 and 29, 2017 at the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa. The two-day event aims to act as a platform where global expertise of

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