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How Fintech Can Be The Key Driver of Financial Inclusion

Fintech companies use software and digital platforms to deliver financial services to consumers and businesses. These digital tools and solutions often disrupt established business models by creating new and more efficient means of providing services. In the context of financial

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Fintech Logistic Startups Seek to Provide Greater Efficiency in Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics tech companies are gaining momentum with over US$8.3 billion in venture capital having been injected into the sector since 2012. Supply chain and logistics tech companies are those that use software to improve efficiency across the

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25 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs in Singapore

Singapore is one of the desirable places for entrepreneurs to start their business and the government is giving a lot of effort to provide entrepreneurs with everything they need, from grants, co-working spaces and a network of international investors. That

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German Challenger Bank SolarisBank Goes to Asia

International investor team consisting of Arvato Financial Solutions and Japanese SBI Group provide funding for Berlin-based banking platform. First year in business: Berlin-based banking platform solarisBank AG raises EUR 26.3 million in series A financing Established investors for the international

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Singapore and Japan establish FinTech Cooperation Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced the establishment of a Co-operation Framework to enhance FinTech linkages between both countries. The Framework enables MAS and FSA to refer FinTech companies in their

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MAS Conclusion about Distributed Ledger Technology in Securities Settlement and Cross Border Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the successful conclusion of the proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The project, in partnership with R3 and a consortium of financial institutions, was first announced on 16

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Singapore and Abu Dhabi Collaborate to Foster FinTech Innovation and Cross-Border Activities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) signed a Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster closer cooperation on developments and initiatives that nurture FinTech entrepreneurship and support innovation in financial services in both Singapore and Abu

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Deep Learning in Finance Summit Comes to Singapore to Discuss Emerging Trends and Opportunities

Technologies such as big data analytics, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and machine learning have revolutionized financial services over the past 20 years. Now, fintech is on the verge of a truly revolutionary moment with the integration of artificial intelligence and

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First Global Fintech Fund for the Underserved, $141 Million

Accion and Quona Capital announced the final close of the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, the world’s first global fintech fund for the underserved. The oversubscribed Fund represents $141M in commitments from an array of leading institutional investors including global insurance

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Asia’s First Robotics Summit Comes to Singapore / Robotic and AI Infographic

The robotics market is undergoing a major transformation. Robots are growing beyond the industrial sector and beginning to assume the roles of personal assistants, surgical assistants, delivery vehicles, and autonomous vehicles, among many others. Until now, industrial robots have accounted

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