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The Student Paradox: Cash Poor and Data Rich?

The financial crisis in 2007 had a series of impacts. First, there was the emergence of a new FinTech era lead by technology players. Second, we had an explosion (+700%) of student debt levels in the US, reaching US$875 billion

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DBS CIO Neal Cross Won Most Disruptive CIO Award for APAC 2016

Neal Cross, Chief Innovation Officer of DBS Bank, the leading financial services group in Asia, recently won the most disruptive CIO/CTO award at the prestigious Talent Unleashed APAC Awards in Melbourne. Winners were chosen by an international judging panel including

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Banking On Social Networks Is Real And It’s Coming; Chat Banking

Social media have changed the way we socialize, interact, consume, and will soon change the way we bank and manage our finances. Admit it, Facebook is the first app you open when you wake up in the morning or while

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#AmazonLoan: Friendship Does Not Last For Good

The tectonic fault of the FinTech revolution is drifting but its epicentre is in Seattle, not Silicon Valley! Amazon is tiptoeing into banking businesses and partners with Wells Fargo to provide student loans to Prime Student customers. #AmazonLoan We have

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an attractive spot for fintech entrepreneurs. Singapore has made fintech a high priority as it intends to keep its leading position

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China, A Frontrunner In The Fintech Race

China’s open and supportive regulatory environment, highly developed Internet and e-commerce sector, and growing demand for alternative finance solutions, have allowed the country’s fintech industry to flourish in the last few years. Today, China stands as a frontrunner in Internet finance. By the

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9 Startups For a Fiery Competition at DBS HotSpot 2016 Pre-Accelerator Programme

Bootcamp survivors progress to second phase of DBS HotSpot 2016 Following an intense three months of training and experimentation, nine start-ups were selected from DBS’s HotSpot Bootcamp to move on to the next stage – the Pre-Accelerator. With Seedly, a

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Infographic: The State of Fintech in 15 Visuals

Basic everyday activities like logging onto your bank’s website to check your balance, applying for a car loan online, or contributing to a great looking crowdfunding campaign may not seem like anything special, but they’re all part of a relatively

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The Most Anticipated Fintech Events in Asia – Second Half of 2016

Fintech News will update you once again about the most anticipated Fintech events in Asia in the second half of 2016. These events vary from Fintech in general, Lending, Digital Finance, Customer Experience, Mobile Payments, or IOT,  which gather top industry

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FINOVATE The Fintech Show is Back in Asia. This Time in Hong Kong

Finovate Asia in Hong Kong: Since 2007, Finovate conferences have showcased new innovations in banking, investment, insurance, lending, payment solutions and other financial services technology. At Finovate, selected startups and companies always did their best to impress a passionate crowd

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