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Digital Technologies And Fintechs to Drive Financial Inclusion in Asia

With an estimated 2 billion adults and 200 million micro, small and midsize businesses (MSMEs) worldwide considered as unbanked or underbanked, financial inclusion has emerged as a critical development challenge and an opportunity for fintechs. The unbanked are those who

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Perks for Working in a Fintech Startup

A fintech start-up is pretty much the bottom end of the spectrum of the corporate world. It is more of working hard rather than playing hard. The pressure is extremely high to deliver results to meet the huge expectations of

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Open Bank Project & JB Financial Group Launch a Global FinTech Hackathon

In the first global hackathon devoted to the banking industry of South Korea, the JB Financial Group, 2e & TESOBE/Open Bank Project are proud to announce the BiSang hackathon (‘Quantum Leap’ in Korean) aimed at global start-ups, developers and individuals.

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Fintech Social Media Communities to Follow in Asia

The world of fintech is exploding, and that growth means there are many discussions everyday on social media between fintech experts, entrepreneurs and other related professionals. These following Fintech groups on Facebook and LinkedIn are very active with a massive number

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China’s Venture Capital Industry – A Fast-Paced, High-Stakes Landscape

“I don’t think your financial projections are aggressive enough,” said one prominent Chinese venture capitalist during a pitch by an American CPG company. “By year 5, your revenue should be at least $100 million, not just $35 million.” As a

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Top Fintech Startup Blogs and Social Media Account for Singapore

A great social media presence is now essential to businesses both large and small. Potential customers and consumers are looking for social media accounts that are smart, insightful, and which will bring value to their lives in some way. Thankfully,

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Playbasis And Gamification in Financial Services

Playbasis builds mobile-first engagement solutions aimed at enabling businesses to attract, connect and retain customers through gamification. The company delivers a cloud-based technology platform which makes it easy for businesses to launch modern applications that are fun, engaging and rewarding

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Presenting The 20 Participating Teams of The Global FinTech Hackcelerator

20 teams were selected to participate the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. The teams were evaluated by leaders from the financial industry from a pool of 655 global submissions from about 50 countries. They are each making deep inroads into transforming the financial services across

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Digital Village Singapore: Interview With KPMG’s Lyon Poh And Jan Reinmueller

Launched earlier this year, Digital Village is an initiative of KPMG aimed at stimulating collaboration between corporates and the startup community. KPMG Digital Village works as a platform connecting firms that are looking to innovate as well as potential investors,

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MAS and Local Polytechnics sign MOU to Promote Skills Development in FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the five local polytechnics (Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic) have agreed on a framework to review and enhance the polytechnics’ curricula in the next three years

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