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11 Recent Fintech Fundings in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and other Southeast Asia countries

In 2016, a total of US$23.5 billion was invested into fintech globally, with Asia Pacific receiving more than half of the amount (US$14.8 billion), according to Startupbootcamp. While China and India continue to dominate the region as the largest fintech

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Global Payment Summit Coming to Singapore; Last Chance to Nominate Your Startup for Florin Awards

The Global Payment Summit, organized by the Transactives, will take place in Singapore on August 28 and 29, 2017 at the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa. The two-day event aims to act as a platform where global expertise of

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Fintech in Asia: Adoption, VC Funding and Emerging Trends

Fintech has achieved initial mass adoption in most markets but particularly in developing countries where startups have excelled at tapping into tech-literate but financially underserved populations, according to a new report by EY. Fintech in Asia A survey of more

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Interview: Edtech Startup Gnowbe Joins KPMG Digital Village

Gnowbe, an edtech startup headquartered in Silicon Valley and Singapore, has partnered with KPMG Digital Village in Singapore to provide the firm’s clients with its digital learning platform. Gnowbe is a mobile micro-learning solution that uses analytics, gamification and personalized

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7 Singapore FinTech Startups on Instagram

It’s probably not the first social media platform you would think of when it comes to FinTech startups, but Instagram is becoming an important place to be seen. So, let’s just get right to the point here without wasting any

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Regtech Poised To Take Off In Southeast Asia

Regtech is earning regulatory endorsement all around the world, including in Asia-Pacific, where initiatives in locations such as Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia are being launched to address compliance and regulatory challenges more efficiently. Since the financial crisis of

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The ASEAN Digital Journey to 2025

A report by the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) department of Deutsche Bank named Reimagining ASEAN: The digital journey to 2025, revealed that significant gaps remain before it becomes an “advanced digital region”. This is despite key economic policies signed by

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Fintech Investors in Singapore

Fintech development in Singapore has been largely driven by the government’s efforts to push adoption and growth. On the regulatory front, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set up the regulatory sandbox framework for financial institutions and companies to test

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Finance & Technology in ASEAN countries, Quid Novi? – Part 2

It all started with a bit of curiosity, a taste for adventure and a well known perpetual need for challenges … After several e-mails exchanged with local start-ups, a “Due-Diligence” at the height of my capacities but also a certain

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Finance & Technology In ASEAN Countries, Quid Novi? – Part 1

Currently based in Switzerland at the Institute of Financial Services of Zug, I write this article in two sections in order to present the personal vision that I was able to develop from local and foreign FinTech companies. Strongly motivated,

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