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Global Fintech Hackcelerator Singapore 2018, Applications Open

Applications open for the Global Fintech Hackcelerator programme, powered by KPMG in Singapore’s Digital Village and KPMG’s Matchi fintech matchmaking platform. Finals of the programme (“Demo Day’’) will be held at the Singapore Fintech Festival taking place from 12–16 November

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 Up-Sized with Richer Content and Focus on ASEAN

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that the third edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival will be held from 12 to 16 November 2018 in Singapore. This year’s Festival will include two new elements. ASEAN FinTech Showcase – With Singapore’s

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Get a Singapore Fintech Patent in 6 Months: New FinTech Fast Track Initiative

To support the growth of Singapore’s Fintech sector and help businesses bring their FinTech innovations to the market more rapidly, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new FinTech Fast Track initiative  which provides expedited patent application-to-grant

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Oracle Launches Inaugural Financial Services Innovation Summit in Singapore

Oracle Singapore is pleased to be hosting the inaugural Oracle Innovation Summit on May 10th for an audience of the region’s top executives in the Banking and Financial Services (FS) sector. As a nod to the World Bank Group and

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Huawei: Build a Better Connected Platform for Digital Banks

The concept of digital banking is being implemented globally. Leaders of the global banking industry are thinking about how to implement digital transformation in essence. This week, Huawei held the Global Financial Services Industry (FSI) Summit, with the theme “Leading

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Oracle Survey: Incumbent Banks Must Go Digital To Stay Relevant

The era of traditional banking is coming to an end as customers are now demanding banking to be better integrated into their digital lifestyle, providing service that is instant, integrated with social platforms and driven by data, according to a

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Singapore Fintech Startup Silot Raises Pre-Series A Funding from Key Investors

Silot announced its successful completion of pre-series A funding. Silot has raised 2.87 million USD from Arbor Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures. This funding follows just nine months after its initial seed funding from ZhenFund, which marked the angle investor’s first investment

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Latest Fintech Funding Deals In Singapore

In 2017, Singapore hit US$229.1 million of fintech funding, a record mainly attributed to two of Asia’s ten biggest deals taking place in the city-state in the fourth quarter. The deals are the acquisition of Paynear Solutions by e-commerce startup

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Largest Co-Living Space In Southeast Asia Launched

Singapore based co-living startup, Hmlet, is set to launch its second building in Singapore dedicated entirely to co-living. Located in the heart of District 11, Hmlet @ Sarkies, will be the largest co-living space in Southeast Asia. The project is

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Visa Welcomes Kunal Chatterjee as the new Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei

Visa announces the appointment of Kunal Chatterjee as Country Manager for Singapore and Brunei. Kunal has a strong history with Visa having spent the past 10 years with the company serving in a variety of roles. Most recently he has

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