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Grab Drives Fintech Ambitions with Grab Financial

Following Grab’s previous announcement on GrabPay and acquisition of Kudo, Anthony Tan, Co Founder and Group CEO announced the company’s ambitions to further strengthen their play in the fintech ecosystem through Grab Financial during his keynote at Money 20/20. Grab Financial will encompass

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Fintech Events in Asia to Attend in 2018

Here are selected Fintech Events in Asia to attend in 2018. For Switzerland, Germany , London and US check out this Fintech Event List. If an important event is missing (there are so many), send us an Email or comment

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Singapore Optimises National Cash Infrastructure By Turning Stores Into ATMs

Singapore continues to lead the way in innovation for the global cash logistics market. However, rather than creating yet another solution for the city-state’s growing cashless ecosystem, alternative fintech start-up soCash aims to reduce the island’s heavy reliance on ATM

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Singapore Leads Adoption of Fingerprint Biometrics & Voice Recognition

Singapore leads the global adoption of fingerprint biometrics and voice recognition technologies to authenticate a customer’s identity in the financial services sector, according to a new international study “Leaders in Financial Services are Experts in Customer Identity” commissioned by identity

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16 Asia/Pacific Banking & Financial Services Leaders in 2018

IDC Financial Insights announced the 16 winners of the annual Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA) at the Asian Financial Services Congress 2018. This year’s recipients were chosen for setting technological and business precedents to drive new, successful practices within their

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NTU Works with Alibaba on Their First Joint AI Research Centre Outside of China

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Alibaba Group officially launched the Alibaba-NTU Singapore Joint Research Institute today at a ceremony graced by Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and Ministry of Health, Singapore. The signing of

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Singapore Fintech Company Selected for EY’s Accelerator Programme

EY has selected 30 promising entrepreneurs from across Asia-Pacific, the Americas and EMEIA to take part in its 2018 Accelerating Entrepreneurs (AE) program. Of these, three entrepreneurs are from Singapore: Olivier Berthier, CEO, Moneythor Navin Suri, CEO, Percipient Partners, Pte.

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Global Venture Capital Investment in Fintech Industry Set Record in 2017

Global investment in fintech ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and

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Hot Fintechs in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong 2017

Here is a summary of our Hot Fintech articles from 2017 for South East Asia and Hong Kong. We will update this list soon. Stay tuned. Singapore CashShield Established in 2007, CashShield is a transaction fraud detection service that leverages on big

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OCBC Bank Singapore to Launch Siri Voice-Powered Conversational Banking

“Hey Siri, what’s my bank balance?” OCBC Bank says it is the first bank in Singapore to enable its customers to do their day-to-day banking and make cashless payments using just their voices. OCBC Bank’s retail banking customers are now

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