Lending

Singapore FinTech appoints former StanChart Singapore Chief Executive as Chairman

Singapore-based FinTech start-up, Minterest announces the appointment of Mr. Lim Cheng Teck as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Minterest. Mr. Lim retired as ASEAN Vice Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank in May 2017. He was with the bank for over 28 years

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Instant Personal Loan Fintech Apps are Mushrooming in Indonesia

If you need quick money at the end of the month because you’re waiting for your paycheck, or if you urgently need to pay a medical bill, applying for a conventional loan takes too long to process. In Indonesia, that’s

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New Peer-To-Peer Lending Players In Vietnam

A new company called Lendbiz was recently set up in Hanoi. The company offers a peer-to-peer lending platform targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam. Lendbiz joins other peer-to-peer lending platforms in Vietnam such as Timma, Vaymuon and

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Singapore Lending Platform Capital Match secures Series-B funding: Goes Hong Kong

Capital Match, a Singapore based regional fintech company which operates a platform for invoice financing and secured lending, announced that its Series-B funding round was oversubscribed. The capital raised will support its latest expansion to Hong Kong, technology development, and

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Funding Societies Surpasses SGD 100 Million in SME Crowdfunding

Funding Societies, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform in Southeast Asia, welcomed the start of the year by crossing the SGD 100 million mark in total crowdfunded SME loans across Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. In line with the platform’s goal of

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Moneybank.Vn — First International Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Taps Into Vietnamese Market

Singapore based consumer finance group Silkway Ventures has expanded its operations to Southeast Asian region by opening a subsidiary in Vietnam. The group announced that it has launched its online peer-to-peer lending platform Moneybank.vn. Over the next five years the

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Singapore’s P2P Lending Platforms and Industry: an Overview

Southeast Asia’s alternative lending space, although relatively small when compared with the likes of the UK, the US, or China, has witnessed significant growth in recent years, led predominantly by increased activity Singapore. Alternative lending refers to financial channels and instruments

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Fintech Investment Platform Fundnel Teams up with Thirdrock

Fintech investment platform Fundnel has partnered with investment advisory and wealth management group Thirdrock to help mid-stage, high-growth companies (typically Series B onwards) obtain funding in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. The partnership will meld Fundnel’s deal assessment technology

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New Union Achieves MAS CMS License; Anticipates S$2 Million Deal Flow To Be Launched

Crowdlending platform, New Union (新联在线),  announces that it has been awarded the full Capital Market Service license (“CMS”) by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) and has lined up a robust deal flow pipeline of about S$2 million that will

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Smartfunding Awarded CMS Licence By Monetary Authority Of Singapore

SmartFunding Pte. Ltd. has been granted the full Capital Markets Service Licence for Dealing in Securities by the MAS, effective from 3 November 2017. The company launched its P2P lending platform in early 2016 and made its application to the

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