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21 Remarkable Fintech Founders Under 35 in Southeast Asia

Fintech is booming all round the world, including Southeast Asia, where a growing number of fintech-related businesses are emerging to fill the gap left by traditional financial institutions. With the Internet and smartphones spreading rapidly across the region, these new

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Flexible Working To Contribute $54.8 Billion To Singapore Economy By 2030

A predicted boom in flexible working could contribute SGD $54.8 billion to the Singapore economy by 2030, according to the first comprehensive socio-economic study of changing workplace practices. The analysis, commissioned by Regus and conducted by independent economists, studied 16

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8 Influential Singaporean Fintech Companies Hiring in October

It has been an up and down journey, but right now Singapore might be one of the best places to get a job in fintech. Known as one of Southeast Asia’s fintech hubs, we have quite a plethora of not

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IMF and World Bank Sets Fintech Blueprint — 12 Policy Elements To Harness Fintech

Fintech seems to be taking center stage these days with international bodies like the IMF and World Bank recognising its importance to society. During the Bali Fintech Agenda, IMF and World Bank jointly launch a set of 12 policy elements

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Neo Banks and Challenger Banks in Asia: Ready for Prime Time?

When challenger banks were first introduced to the markets in Europe many pundits have touted it (perhaps over-enthusiastically) the destroyers of banks. Promising to upend the banking sector as we know it and drastically transform the way consumers experience financial

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A Fintech Which Built Mongolia’s Largest Non-Bank Lender Graduates from Techstars Class

Rakuten and Techstars showcase the achievements of the ten startups participating in Rakuten Accelerator, powered by Techstars, at the Rakuten Accelerator Demo Day. The startups, who come from nine countries and regions, will pitch their business to hundreds of top

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Open Banking In Asia – A Breakdown of Initiatives Across The Region

Globally the open banking movement is gaining traction, fueled largely by EU’s P2D2 and the UK’s CMA Open Banking and a combination of banks’ internal efforts and market initiatives. While during the earlier years, much of the open banking initiatives were

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60 Innovative Solutions Shortlisted for 2018 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the 60 finalists that will vie for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. The finalists will get to showcase their innovative solutions at the Festival. This

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15 Inspiring Fintech Founders from South East Asia to Follow

Southeast Asia’s financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of disruption from new-age fintech companies and the rapid adoption of fintech solutions. The rise of fintech in the region has been fueled by Southeast Asia’s expanding economies, young-urban-digitally-savvy

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Coworking Conundrums – A Guide to Coworking Space in Singapore

Singapore’s coworking phenomenon is as popular as other places in the Asia Pacific market. The country is experiencing prosperity, and this prosperity is very evident in a commercial real estate market whose office rents are still very high. As an

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