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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017 News Roundup

Last week, the Singapore Fintech Festival, one of the world’s largest gatherings dedicated to fintech, welcomed more than 25,000 participants from across 100 countries for the week-long event, bringing together the world’s policy makers and top financial institutions and fintech

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ASEAN Financial Innovation Network: An Industry Fintech Sandbox to Drive Innovation and Inclusion

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA), introduced, an industry FinTech sandbox for financial institutions and FinTech firms as part of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN),

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Data Rights Management Platform Trunomi Wins Inaugural BakerCREDITS Award at Singapore FinTech Festival

Trunomi, a company that enables business to unlock the power of customer data with consent and data rights management, is the winner of the inaugural BakerCREDITS Award, which was presented at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. Baker McKenzie is one

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Singapore Prefers Local When It Comes To Online Shopping – But Could Amazon’s Entry Change That?

The love of Singaporeans for shopping is no secret – but they are used to navigating vast malls and handpicking their favourite brands. E-commerce has really taken off in the last few years, as you can tell by the recent

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Winners of The MAS Fintech Awards & Global Fintech Hackcelerator Announced

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded 10 FinTech companies a total of S$1.15 million at the FinTech Awards. Reflecting the growth in the FinTech ecosystem, this year’s winning solutions span

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OurCrowd Appoints Banking Veteran As Managing Director

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding platform, today announced the appointment of Mr. Roland Wee as Managing Director of the company’s Asia operations. Roland will serve as a key addition to its senior leadership team to spearhead its continued growth and success

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Monetary Authority of Singapore’s MD Says The Future is Already Here

    In his opening remarks at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says that the future is already here. The world that we live in today is becoming increasingly digital and that is

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Singapore Fuels Its Artificial Intelligence Ambitions with $27 Million Grant

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced details of the new $27 million Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) Grant under the Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) Scheme. Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of MAS, announced the launch of

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2 Singaporean Fintech Firms Emerged as Top 50 in the Fintech100 List

Two Singapore-based fintech companies – Silent8 and SoCash – feature among ‘Emerging 50’ most promising fintech companies in the 2017 Fintech100 released today. The Fintech100 includes the ‘Leading 50’ fintech firms around the globe, ranked based on innovation, capital raising

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MAS & ABS: Releases Project Ubin Blockchain Source Code to Encourage Innovation

The industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has released the report and source-codes on Project Ubin the distributed ledger prototypes for inter-bank payments. The report : ‘Re-imagining Interbank

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