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Singapore Fintech Festival Round Up: Key Announcements And Partnerships; All you have to Know

The inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, a week-long event organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), was one of the biggest fintech events ever organized, drawing over 10,000 participants from

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Winners of Singapore Semi-final and More, Ready To Compete At Fintech Finals 2017

13 different startups competed last  for a cash prize of USD$2,000 and the opportunity to compete in the Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong to take place on January 18th and 19th. Held at the Visa Innovation Centre, each startup was allowed just

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MAS Will Provide Strong Support For ‘Proof of Concept’ Trials

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman, Monetary Authority of Singapore, delivered a speech at the FinTech Awards on 17 November 2016. The speech honoured winners from two competitions organised as part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival: the

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The Fintech Startup Map from Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, China and More

Today we introduce to you the Fintech Startup Map of countries in Asia. The Fintech startup maps were gathered from Startupwatch, StartupAlliance and our own creation.   Fintech Startup Map SINGAPORE Fintech Startup Map INDONESIA Fintech Startup Map VIETNAM Fintech

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9 Finalists of Income Future Starter

NTUC Income (Income) unveiled nine dynamic start-ups which will participate in its equity-free accelerator programme, ‘Income Future Starter, powered by TAG.PASS’. The insurtech accelerator is the first by an insurer in partnership with Infocomm Investments Private Limited (IIPL). The nine teams

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The 10 FinTech Award Singapore Winners, 250’000 goes to….

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) awarded 10 FinTech companies a total of S$1.15 million at the FinTech Awards. Organised as part of the Singapore FinTech Festival, the FinTech Awards recognise innovative

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MAS Issues “Regulatory Sandbox” Guidelines for FinTech Experiments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published its “regulatory sandbox” guidelines to encourage and enable experimentation of solutions that utilise technology innovatively to deliver financial products or services. The guidelines incorporate feedback from the public consultation as well as learning

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Lykke Exchange Got Licensed to Provide Financial Services in Asia and Africa

Swiss-headquartered fintech firm Lykke announced the establishment of Lykke Vanuatu (lykke.vu), a new licensed entity.   The Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) has approved Lykke Vanuatu as a Dealer in Securities. Lykke Vanuatu will provide access to Lykke Exchange for

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NTT DATA Launches The Open Innovation Business Contest

NTT DATA, an IT service provider, announced today that it will host preliminary contests in 10 locations worldwide with its fourth stop in Singapore on the 22nd of February, to attract ideas for venture-business collaborations. Any startup is welcomed to

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IBM Helps FinTechs Drive New Innovation In Payments, Lending, Blockchain And Know Your Customer

Consumers and banks alike are increasingly turning to FinTechs for some of the most disruptive financial solutions in the market today. To support FinTechs worldwide, IBM today announced new developer tools, technology, training and programs to share financial services expertise.

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