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Top Fintech Events in 2017 To Look Forward To

From Hong Kong to Singapore or even USA, let’s take a look at some upcoming fintech events in 2017, picked by Fintech News Singapore. Fintech Finals Hong Kong 2017 When:January 18-19, 2017 Where: PMQ, Hong Kong It’s about bringing people

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Examining Advancements in Financial Technology Over the Last 15 Years

The banking industry has undergone tremendous changes in the past 10 to 15 years. These changes have come at a time when the consumption of digital technologies is at an all-time high. Also, the banking industry has been forced to

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48% Spend more Time Texting than Talking to them… What Happens When People Put Their Phones Away?

Stop hiding behind the screen and start listening to what your friends and family have to say. This is because spending too much time on the computer or mobile devices can cause a real threat to relationships, according to the

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9 Fintech Solutions For SMEs In Singapore

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), dealing with their finances and ensuring appropriate funding can be a real struggle. The reasons are manifold: finances of SMEs are characterized by high complexity, yet are low scale. Thankfully, the rise of fintech

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UOB Turns Smartphone Into a Digital Security Token For Consumers

With the launch of UOB Mighty Secure, United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) consumer banking customers can now use their smartphone as a digital security token. UOB is the first bank in Singapore to enable customers to use their mobile phone

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SaaS Company Mambu Expands to Singapore

Mambu, the SaaS banking platform provider, announced the company has opened its first office in the APAC region. The new office in Singapore will headed up by Chiou Hao who recently joined the company as their new regional head. The

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Decentralized Marketplace OpenBazaar to Release Version 2.0

OpenBazaar, a decentralized peer-to-peer e-commerce portal for goods and service trading using Bitcoin, will soon release an updated version 2.0 that further improve users’ privacy and security on the internet. The latest version will allow OpenBazaar to run on the

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Study: China The Undisputed Global Fintech Leader

China has leapfrogged ahead of London, New York and Silicon Valley to become “the undoubted center of global fintech innovation and adoption,” according to a new report by EY and DBS Bank. The document, titled “The Rise of Fintech in

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8 Security Predictions for 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated, a cybersecurity solutions, today released its annual security predictions report, “The Next Tier – 8 Security Predictions for 2017.” The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their

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FinTech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic Banking Customers by 2021

According to EY’s Banking in emerging markets report, the assets of global participation banking (also known as Islamic banking) reached US$924b in 2015, with growth rates declining across all regions compared to previous years. The GCC region’s share of participation

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