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The IoT Show Asia – Asia’s Largest Emerging Technology Showcase

Organised by Terrapinn, The IoT Show Asia 2016 will look at new business possibilities and deployment challenges of IoT in new industrial age. Over the recent years, there has been much hype about the benefits and possibilities of the Internet of Things,

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The Commercial UAV Show Asia: Is Asia Ready for Commercial Drones to Take Flight?

With their increasing popularity and affordability in civil industries, UAVs or drones are increasingly taking off for commercial missions. How can businesses effectively adopt these unmanned aerial vehicles to save money, time and lives? What will be the best way

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MAS Proposes New Rulings, Launches Fintech Innovation Lab to Boost Financial Innovation

Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has made several announcements this week, launching a set of new initiatives intended to bolster financial innovation and support its ambition as becoming a fintech leader.   “An electronic

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Leader in Global Fintech Investments: China

Asia-Pacific nearly doubles 2015 fintech financing in first half of 2016 reaching almost $10 billion; growth driven by China Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily in China, reached $9.62 billion as of July 31, more than twice the

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MAS Proposes New Regulatory Framework and Governance Model for Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released a consultation paper on proposed changes to the payments regulatory framework and establishment of a National Payments Council. Proposed Activity-Based Payments Framework Singapore’s payment regulations currently cut across two pieces of legislation: the

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ADYEN Expands Its Presence In APAC: New Singapore Office and The Partnership with Grab

New Office in Singapore Adyen today announced its continued commitment to businesses in the region with the expansion and move to a new Singapore office. The office in Singapore will provide modern end-to-end payment infrastructure for global companies including Southeast

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MAS Establishes FinTech Innovation Lab

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the opening of its FinTech Innovation Lab. The purpose-built facility, known as Looking Glass @ MAS (*), is located within the MAS Building. Looking Glass @ MAS will serve the following purposes:

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Too many Innovation Labs too few Innovations “Dances With Drums” by Fintech-Hubs and Banks

There are so many innovation labs and too few innovations. I regularly meet with bankers worldwide and the first phrase I hear (especially in Asia) from those who decided to invest in fintech (there are few of them so far,

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8 Fintech Startups Enter The FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

The startups will undergo a 12-week mentorship programme led by senior financial executives in a series of workshops at the Hong Kong-based tech business park Cyberport to commercialise their products. 8 leading financial technology (fintech) companies today begin a 12-week mentorship

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Alibaba’s Ant Financial Announces VR-Based Payments Service

Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba’s financial service affiliate that runs Alipay, has unveiled a new virtual reality (VR)-based payments service which the group plans to launch in September, according to a report by Yicai Global. In March, Alibaba established its

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