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PayPal Incubator’s First Batch of Startups, This Are The 3 Fintech Graduates

After nine months with Paypal Incubator, the inaugural batch of Singapore 3 startups have graduated.   PayPal  launched its first startup incubation program in Singapore in July 2016. The nine-month program aims to develop and nurture the next generation of

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47 Japanese Banks Move Towards Commercial Phase Using Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia announced today that a consortium of 47 banks have successfully completed a pilot implementation of Ripple in Japan using a cloud-based payments platform. This platform, RC Cloud, is powered by Ripple’s solution and is the first in

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Singapore is the Number 1 Fintech-Hub Leader / Switzerland 2nd

The Swiss «IFZ FinTech Study 2017» of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts provides interested parties with a comprehensive overview of the Swiss FinTech sector. The first part of the study describes the ecosystem of FinTech: On the

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Credit Suisse Further Enhances Digital Private Banking with Fintech Partnership

Credit Suisse today announces additional enhancements to its digital private banking platform in Asia, as client adoption and usage continues to increase. Credit Suisse has entered into a partnership with a fintech company Mesitis  to provide its clients the ability

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Fintech Sandbox for Brunei

The global financial industry continues to face innovative developments including the development of Financial Technology, FinTech. Thus, Authority Monetary Brunei Darussalam, AMBD has undertaken several initiatives to encourage the growth of FinTech companies in Brunei Darussalam, and at the same

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Why the CIO Will Drive Bank Success in 2017 and Beyond

The banking Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO, has seen their role change in a very short space of time. It may even be argued that the modern demands of the bank CIO are so different to what came before that

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How can Financial Providers Respond to the Needs of a Changing Customer?

Financial service providers should rethink how they service their customers, in light of changing consumer behaviours and expectations. To track consumer patterns, Accenture Financial Services  Global Distribution & Marketing Consumer Study found that providers who can deliver a compelling new digital

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Singapore Selected as a Demo Day Country for Citi’s Global FinTech Initiative

Citi announced that Singapore has been selected as one of the countries to hold a Demo Day for its latest global FinTech initiative, the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge(T4I), targeting the Public Sector. The Monetary Authority of Singapore has committed

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Digital Disruption in Finance is Here, But Investment Firms Slow to Become Digital Leaders

A global survey of 2,000 investors and 500 investment providers supported by State Street has identified three aspects of data that will define stewardship for the digital age. Integration, the ability to combine both structured and unstructured data; Intelligence, the

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Open Banking and APIs: How Regulators Around the World are Pushing for Innovation

Open banking, a term that refers to the use of open APIs to allow banks to share information securely and provide customers with even higher levels of convenience and personalized financial advice, is an emerging trend in the banking space

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