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soCash Expands Cardless Withdrawal Service

Local fintech company soCash is tying up with grocery retailer HAO Mart to provide cardless cash withdrawals at HAO Mart’s 40 stores within the city state. This follows soCash’s series of tie ups with the likes DBS, POSB, and Standard

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Oracle Starts European Fintech Innovation Program with B-Hive Europe

Oracle has chosen Brussels as a European gateway to roll out its Fintech Innovation Program to Europe. Oracle plans to dedicate additional European staff and resources to set up mutually monetizable relationships with fintechs and digital banking innovators. Oracle plans

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10 Hotels In Singapore To Stay While Attending A Fintech Conference Or Convention

Singapore, a global transportation, commerce and financial hub, is a dynamic business events destination that hosts some of the world’s largest conventions and business events. Consistently, the city state has been ranked as one for the top meetings, incentives, conferences

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6 Upcoming Fintech Hackathons in Singapore and Hong Kong

Hackathons, design sprint-like events in which programmers and others collaborate intensively on software projects, are surging in popularity in the fintech and blockchain spaces as banks and firms are looking for bright minds to help them build innovative products and

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CrowdStrike Announces $200 Million Series E Financing Round

CrowdStrike, a cloud-delivered endpoint protection, announced that the company has executed a financing round of over $200 million, led by General Atlantic, Accel and IVP, with participation from March Capital and CapitalG. Following this round, the company has achieved a

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8 Reasons Why Fintech Startups Fail

Fintech startups are multiplying and as we hear a lot about the successful ones, we often forget that it is not an easy task to turn a project or idea into a successful venture, and that, no matter how disruptive

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Asia Dips in Digital Competitiveness Ranking US, Canada and Europe in Top 10

Singapore loses its #1 place to the US this year but is the only Asian country in top 10 despite dropping a place from last year.   This year the majority (29) of countries in the study (63) experienced an

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7-Eleven Partners soCash To Offer Cardless Cash Withdrawals

As part of continued efforts to elevate customer convenience through digital transformation, 7-Eleven partners with FinTech start-up, soCash, to offer cash withdrawal via the latter’s mobile app. This cardless cash withdrawal service has been available at all 7-Eleven stores from

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DBS Introduces Jim, Southeast Asia’s First Virtual Bank Recruiter

DBS has launched Southeast Asia’s first virtual bank recruiter, Jim, to help its recruiters hire wealth planning managers more efficiently. The bank is looking to hire 40% more wealth planning managers this year to support its rapidly growing wealth management

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innovfest unbound 2018 in Singapore Event Wrap Up

innovfest unboundSoutheas 2018, one of Asia’s largest innovation festival, wrapped up the fourth edition of its annual two-day event at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore this week. The event, jointly organized by Unbound and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm

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