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innovfest unbound 2018 in Singapore Event Wrap Up

innovfest unboundSoutheas 2018, one of Asia’s largest innovation festival, wrapped up the fourth edition of its annual two-day event at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore this week. The event, jointly organized by Unbound and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm

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OCBC Bank and StarHub Launches Singapore’s First Cross Industry Loyalty Programme

OCBC Bank and StarHub are jointly developing Singapore’s first loyalty alliance so Singaporean consumers will be able to exchange, consolidate and redeem loyalty rewards – such as rewards points and air miles – earned from market-leading partners across industries. Set

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AfDB Partners with Microsoft & Facebook to Tackle Unemployment

The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft, and Facebook –launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum and

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Leonard Cheong Appointed Managing Director of AdNovum Singapore

The executive board of the Swiss software company AdNovum has appointed Leonard Cheong as managing director of AdNovum Singapore. Leonard Cheong joined AdNovum Singapore on March 1 and took over the position in May 2018, succeeding Moritz Kuhn. In his

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Australia, Singapore And Sweden Top New Technological Readiness Ranking

Government investment will drive a broad-based improvement in countries’ tech-readiness in the next five years, is the key finding of Preparing for disruption: Technological Readiness Ranking, a report released tJune 5th by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Spending on e-government, cyber-security and

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IMF Sets Up Advisory Group for Fintech, Advisors Include MAS

The broad impact of technological innovation on financial services has been a focus of the international community and an issue of critical macroeconomic and financial importance. That is why the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is stepping up its analytical work

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UOB to Hold Digital Clinics to Help Small Businesses Crack the Digitalisation Code

United Overseas Bank (UOB) is making it easier for small businesses to take the first step towards digitalisation with the launch of monthly digital clinics. Through the clinics, small businesses will learn how they can use technology to improve their

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Innovfest Unbound Returns To Singapore In Its Fourth Year, Expecting Biggest Turn-Out Yet

innovfest unbound, Southeast Asia’s largest, most exciting and award-winning innovation festival, will be celebrating its fourth year of connecting disruptive innovations and encouraging entrepreneurship in Asia. To be held on 5th and 6th June 2018, over 12,000 entrepreneurs, brands, corporates,

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Application Open: Singapore Fintech Festival Awards 2018

The FinTech Awards 2018 comprising the MAS FinTech Awards and ABS Global FinTech Award recognise innovative financial technology solutions that have been implemented/deployed by FinTech companies, financial institutions, and technology companies. Apply for the FinTech Awards here and win up to

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Alpha JWC Ventures and PayPal Provide Up to US$5 Million Funding to FinTech Startups

Southeast Asia’s venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures announced its collaboration with global technology platform and digital payments gigant PayPal and its commitment to invest up to US$5M in 2018 participants of PayPal Incubator, a FinTech tartup incubation program in Southeast Asia. “At Alpha JWC

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