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Infographic: Fintech Singapore Ecosystem as of January 2016

Singapore, which started as an independent, separate country in 1965, quickly grew from being a tiny underdeveloped country to becoming one of the 20th century’s most successful development story. How did that happen? Well, firstly, because the city-state knew how

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Sesame Credit: Data-Driven Credit Scoring

Launched in June 2015, Sesame Credit under Ant Financial Services Group is an Alibaba affiliate well-known for Alipay, Yu’e Bao and Zhao Cai Bao. It is also the first-of-its-kind credit scoring service in China. Sesame Credit leverages a sea of

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most important upcoming fintech and digital banking events and conferences in Singapore and Southeast Asia,

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500 Startups Dives Deeper Into Fintech with Financial Tech-Exclusive Batch

500 Startups, a renowned venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, is diving deeper into fintech announcing a batch exclusively dedicated to financial technology startups set to start on January 19, 2016, according

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Fintech Finals 2016 Heads To Hong Kong / The Semi-Final Winners

On January 25 and 26, the 2016 Fintech Finals conference and pitch competition will be held in Hong Kong featuring 40 Fintech Finals finalists who will exhibit. 24 chosen startups will have the opportunity to demo and pitch their product

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An Introduction To Fintech

Fintech, an abbreviation for financial technology, is most certainly one of the hottest new trends in the digital age. Why? Well, because it comes with the promise of radically changing the way we live and conduct business. These fintech firms

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SuperCharger Accelerator Aims To Help Fintech Startups And Established Companies Expand In Asia

Standard Chartered, Baidu and co-working space operator Tuspark Global Network (TGN) have teamed up to launch SuperCharger, an 12-week accelerator program dedicated to fintech startups and established global companies looking to expand in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, SuperCharger seeks

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The 10 Best Fintech Books To Have In Your Library

Top 10 Fintech Books While blogs and news portals will keep you up-to-date in terms of companies and corporate news, books – which often result from extensive researches and interviews – will give you have a wider view on a

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World Bank President: ‘Universal Access To Financial Services Is Within Reach – Thanks To New Technologies’

At the 2015 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings in April, the World Bank Group and its partners have discussed ways of helping promote financial inclusion and achieve universal financial access by 2020. Commenting on the latest developments of the Universal

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Private Equity Fundraising Activity Remains Strong in Asia

Private equity fundraising remains strong in Asia, most particularly in China. While the country’s current economic slowdown is troubling many investors, fundraising activity in Asia continues to stay strong, according to DealMarket.com, a Swiss platform for fundraising that also provides

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