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World Bank President: ‘Universal Access To Financial Services Is Within Reach – Thanks To New Technologies’

At the 2015 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings in April, the World Bank Group and its partners have discussed ways of helping promote financial inclusion and achieve universal financial access by 2020. Commenting on the latest developments of the Universal

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Private Equity Fundraising Activity Remains Strong in Asia

Private equity fundraising remains strong in Asia, most particularly in China. While the country’s current economic slowdown is troubling many investors, fundraising activity in Asia continues to stay strong, according to DealMarket.com, a Swiss platform for fundraising that also provides

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Welcome to the FinTech Zoo

Markus Gnirck, Co-founder Startupbootcamp FinTech, explains why we have currently a FinTech Zoo; How Bankers are transforming from suit to jeans wearer and why we need a 2 way approach… Why do we enjoy going to the Zoo so much? Because we

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The Singapore Fintech Consortium Promises to Help Turn Singapore Into a Global Fintech Hub

The Singapore Fintech Consortium is an independent organization that aims to build Singapore’s fintech startup ecosystem and help the city-state become a leading financial technology hub. Led by Gerben Visser, the Singapore Fintech Consortium provides market participants with platforms that

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5 Singaporean Fintech Startups MAS Should Consider Supporting

Announced in August 2014 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative will lead to the city-state’s transformation into the world’s first smart nation; in other words, a hyper-connected country where the pervasive use of technology is expected

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Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore Teams up With Malaysian Banks RHB and CIMB

Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore has announced new partnerships with Malaysia’s RHB Banking Group and CIMB Group that aim at giving startups in the program access to the region’s markets. “As we see fintech [taking off] across the region, not just Singapore,

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10 Fintech Accelerators and Incubators in Singapore

“From payments to wealth management, from peer-to-peer lending to crowdfunding, a new generation of startups is taking aim at the heart of the industry,” has said the Economist, describing the ‘Fintech Revolution.’ And what better place than Singapore, the finance

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15 Insightful Fintech Blogs You Might Not Know

Aside from popular news services there are many financial professionals, venture capitalists and technologists who decide to start and maintain a blog. They share their knowledge and insights on cutting-edge technologies. Unlike news services, these individuals offer lengthy analysis and

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Top 10 Fintech News Sites and Blogs

If you want to keep up with the fast-moving fintech industry, here’s a list of our top 10 fintech news sites and blogs you can follow for the latest trends, news and events. Whether you are looking for sharp opinion pieces

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11 Upcoming Fintech Events in Singapore and South East Asia

What’s going on in Asia’s fintech world? To keep up with the fast-paced fintech sector, here are 11 upcoming events you can assist to learn more about the latest fintech related trends and developments in the region. Innovation in Finance,

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