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BNY Mellon Opens Its Eighth Global Innovation Center in Singapore

 BNY Mellon today announced its newest Global Innovation Center will open in Singapore on 17 November 2016. As the eighth Innovation Center within a global network, the Singapore Innovation Center is designed to facilitate collaboration with fintechs and clients in Asia for

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A Guide to Singapore Fintech Festival 2016: Conferences, Workshops And More

In just a few weeks, Singapore will be hosting its inaugural Fintech Festival, a week long event that will bring together the global financial community for a series of conferences, workshops, startup competitions and awards ceremonies to celebrate fintech and

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Singapore Fintech Awards 2016 Announces 40 Finalists

Singapore FinTech Awards 2016, comprising the MAS FinTech Award and ABS Global FinTech Award, will be part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival that will be held during 14 – 18 November 2016. The Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that

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Connecting Global Fintech: Hub Review 2016

Deloitte has recently published ‘Connecting Global Fintech: Hub Review 2016’ (Sep 2016) which is a study of over 21 hubs across the globe, providing an Index Performance Score for the following areas: – Global Financial Centre Index (GFCI) – Doing

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DBS Report: Fintech, A Challenge And An Opportunity For Banks

Fintech investment more than doubled in 2015 and the sector currently counts 19 unicorns; players that are in a position to challenge banks. Despite the apparent threat, fintechs also bring the opportunity for small and medium-sized banks to partner with

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The Fintech 100 – Announcing The World’s Leading Fintech Innovators For 2016

Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm, H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech, announced its list of the world’s leading fintech innovators, the 2016 Fintech 100. The annual list includes the leading 50 Established fintech companies across the globe, as well

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Singapore and South Korea Sign Cooperation Agreement in FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Korean Financial Services Commission (KFSC) today signed a cooperation agreement to foster greater cooperation in FinTech. The signing took place at the sidelines of the FinTech Demo Day organised by the Korean

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Singapore And India go Closer in Fintech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) today signed a FinTech Cooperation Agreement to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets. Anresh Pradesh is a state in India with a populuation of

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How To Deploy Funds For Innovation

In the previous post we talked about how one can think about the amount to be invested in Innovation by comparing the investment to the premium of a call option. This post is about how to deploy capital, possibly in

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Innovation Investment – a Call Option!?

For corporate executives and decision makers this is where the journey starts, they ask themselves: How much of my investment budget do I have to allocate to “Innovation”? And luckily many firms in the Financial Services industry have already found

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