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Future of Blockchain in the Asia Pacific – Spotlight on Financial Services

Innovation in and around blockchain is currently concentrated in the U.S. and Europe but the application of this new technology is quickly spreading over the Asia Pacific region. Download this Cognizant report today to see how Asia is poised to

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Grab and Samsung Sign MOU to Drive Digital Inclusion in Southeast Asia

Grab, the on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, and Samsung Electronics, one of the world’s largest electronics companies, announced that they have signed a multi-year MOU to drive digital inclusion in Southeast Asia. Grab and Samsung will

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Alipay partners Global Tax Free to roll out tax refund service in Singapore, a first in Southeast Asia

Alipay, the world’s largest mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, along with Global Tax-Free today announced that Chinese travelers visiting Singapore can now have tax refunds deposited directly into their Alipay accounts after completing all procedures at

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tryb: Investment Of US$30 Million By Makara Innovation Fund To Accelerate The Development Of Its Financial Infrastructure Platform For ASEAN

tryb Group, a financial technology platform, announced a US$30 million investment by Makara Innovation Fund  a US$717 million private equity fund that invests in IP driven small- to mid- companies with the aim of scaling, internationalizing and creating enterprise value.

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Fintech In Singapore: January 2018 News Roundup

Singapore is starting the year 2018 with some exciting news coming from its fintech sector. Here’s our news roundup for the month of January:   InstaRem aims for 600% growth this year InstaRem, a fintech startup originally from India that’s

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Temasek And Kuehne + Nagel To Create Joint Venture For Investments In Logistics Technology Start-Ups

Temasek, a Singapore headquartered investment company, and Kuehne + Nagel, a leading global logistics group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture to invest globally in early-stage companies developing cutting-edge technology for logistics and supply chains. Dr.

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DBS and Xero Extend Strategic Partnership by Simplifying Bill Payments for Small Businesses in Singapore

DBS Bank and Xero announced a service which allows small businesses, including start-ups and SMEs, to send payment instructions directly from Xero to their DBS IDEAL internet banking account, instead of entering them manually into their internet banking. This new service marks the

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Investment Outlook for 2018 – Perspectives on E-Automotive, Robotics and Bitcoin

Investors should not only focus on the potential returns that investments offer, but on their (priced in) expectations and risks, said VP Bank Group’s Head of Investment Research, Mr Bernd Hartmann. VP Bank announced its 2018 Investment Outlook , addressing

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The First Cashless Cake Boutique in Singapore

Lady M  has joined the nation’s efforts to transform the country into a Smart Nation by accepting only non-cash payment methods for all sale transactions at its South Beach Avenue Boutique from Monday, 15 January 2018 onwards. Driven by opportunities opened up by the

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Rentberry Makes Long-Term Rental Housing Simple, Convenient And Safe

Rentberry is a young but promising American company. Its history began in 2015, when the founders of the company learned from their experience that the long-term rental system in the USA should be improved. The process of renting of housing

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