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7 Indonesian Fintech Startups to Watch

Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) is preparing new rulings for Indonesian fintech companies which the authority plans to finalize by the end of the year. Chairman of Board of Commissioners of the OJF, Muliaman Hadad, said in April that the

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BitTitan Raises $15 Million in Series A Funding 

BitTitan, the leader in cloud services enablement, today announced it closed a $15 million round of Series A financing led by TVC Capital, a San Diego-based growth equity firm focused on investments in enterprise software companies. The round also included participation

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IBM Unveils New Design Studio in Singapore to Create Cognitive-Driven Digital Experiences for Clients

Opening of IBM Studios Singapore IBM today announced the opening of IBM Studios Singapore, a new design center to help clients reinvent their business for the digital age and develop individualized experiences through a combination of cognitive capabilities and experience

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IBM invests to Accelerate Development and Commercialization of Disruptive Technologies in Asia

Close to 5,000 IBM Cognitive Solution Professionals across the region co-creating with clients to drive transformation New Watson Centre at Marina Bay to house IBM Garage Singapore and IBM Studios – Singapore In less than five years, disruptive technologies such

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MAS Proposes a “Regulatory Sandbox” for FinTech Experiments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today released a consultation paper on proposed guidelines for a “regulatory sandbox” that will enable financial institutions (FIs) as well as non-financial players to experiment with financial technology (FinTech) solutions. The FinTech landscape is

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Leonteq Opens New Innovation Lab Teqlabs in Singapore

Leonteq  the FinTech provider for investment and pension solutions, announces the launch of its Teqlabs innovation lab facility in Singapore’s Central Business District at Asia Square. The innovation lab will foster its FinTech research and development for the benefit of the financial

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Fintech Report 2016: Asia Fintech Funding Hits new High of US$2.6b in First Quarter 2016

After a significant pullback in funding in Q4’15, mega-rounds lifted quarterly investment into VC-backed FinTech companies by over 150 percent, according to the Pulse of FinTech, the quarterly global report on FinTech VC trends published jointly by KPMG International and

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New Report Explores Design Thinking in Financial Services

Design thinking is a methodology used during the process of designing and a problem-solving protocol which consists in, first, defining the problem, and then, implementing the solutions, always with the needs of the user demographic at the core of concept

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Oracle, Wharton Fintech Report: Millennials, An ‘Immense Opportunity for Banks’

Totaling 80 million individuals who are commanding US$1.3 trillion in direct annual spending in the US alone, Millennials are the largest generation in world history. The demographic represents a diverse financial services segment completely different from their predecessors and an

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5 Upcoming Fintech Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia You Don’t Want To Miss (Special Offer for FintechNews Singapore Readers)

Fintech has gaining more and more attention from not only industry experts but also those who are active in finance and technology. It is quite surprising that how many events related to Fintech, Bitcoin & Blockchain, Mobile & Online Payment,

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