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8 Cool Tools for Digital Nomads in Southeast Asia

An increasing number of people are escaping the traditional office and choosing to work as digital nomads. Most of these people are international freelancers, but many are also remote employees or startup entrepreneurs. While the prospect of a living a

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9 Ways to Find a Webcasting Tool that Works

There’s no denying the importance of engaging your customers one on one. However, that doesn’t mean you should toss webcasts, webinars and online seminars out the window. There’s value in engaging your market on a mass level as well. It’s

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8 Hot Neo and Challenger Banks in Asia

The collective customer base of the neo and challenger banks is expected to grow at a CAGR of 50.6% from 2017-2020, a growth that will be driven by factors such as favorable government regulations, convenience offered to consumers and higher

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6 Recent Singapore Fintech Fundings

In 2016, overall investment in Singapore-based fintech companies dropped by 69%, falling from US$605 million in 2015 to US$186 million in 2016, according to KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech report. “In 2016, we saw the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) drive

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Second Investment from Tryb Capital: Eyes Fintech-Logistic Asian Infrastructure Bridge

tryb Capital aims to do strategic investments into growth stage technology companies and platforms that are transforming the infrastructure of financial services in ASEAN. They started in March 2016 and announced the first Fintech investment last November into Singapore based

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Singapore and France Bolster FinTech Ties with Cooperation Agreements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a cooperation agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France to enhance FinTech cooperation between both countries. The cooperation agreement provides

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The Use of Robots in Early Education in Singapore

The use of artificial intelligence to aid student’s learning dates back to 1980s. It was the time when major technology companies like Lego, Leaf, and Androbot introduced the robots to simplify the study and related activities. Since then, the robotic

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Co-Living, An Introduction for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is quickly becoming a hotspot for startups and digital nomads, thanks to the region’s low cost of living and young, digitally-enabled workforce. Singapore has over 300 co-working spaces. Vietnam has seen more than 40 spaces open since its

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Southeast Asian Fintech Deals Rise 29%

In 2016, Southeast Asia saw the greatest number of fintech deals, a trend driven largely by seed and angel stage investments in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The number of investments in fintech companies

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How Fintech Can Be The Key Driver of Financial Inclusion

Fintech companies use software and digital platforms to deliver financial services to consumers and businesses. These digital tools and solutions often disrupt established business models by creating new and more efficient means of providing services. In the context of financial

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