Personal Finance Mgt (PFM)

OCBC Bank Launches One-Stop Advisory Service For Property Purchase

If you have purchased or know someone who has purchased a residential property in Singapore, you would be familiar with this common refrain: Why do I have to go to so many sources to get everything? A one-stop service that

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AlgoMerchant Raises Over US$2M in Funding and Launches Robot Trading Platform

AlgoMerchant, Singapore’s first platform offering trading robots for retailer investors, announce the public launch of their fully automated robot trading platform. This followed after raising more than US$2M from East Ventures and a network of prominent individuals in the fund

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Schroders Singapore pioneers with Asia’s “First” Asset Manager Facebook Chatbot

Schroders today launched a beta version of Schroders GO, an online chatbot operating through Facebook Messenger, which aims to allow the asset manager to better engage its clients. The chatbot allows clients to access information on any fund as well as

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Culum Capital launch Online Platform for Alternative Investment

Culum Capital, a Singapore-based receivables and supply chain financing provider, launches its  investor platform. Aimed at accredited and institutional investors from around the globe, the platform facilitates invoice financing to SMEs as an alternative to traditional financing sources. The platform’s

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Singapore’s Small Businesses spend Five Weeks Each Year Chasing Overdue Payments

The two biggest productivity drains for Singapore’s small business owners are chasing overdue invoices and being paid late, according to new research from Xero, the global leader in online accounting software. Small businesses spend an average 25 days each year, or

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DBS Bank’s Chief Innovation Officer Backs Wealthtech Company as Co-Founder

DBS Bank’s managing director and chief innovation officer (CIO) Neal Cross has joined Australian fintech startup PictureWealth as co-founder, a startup in which he also is an investor. Cross is known as one of the top innovation thought leaders across

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Smartkarma Raises Series B Round Led by Sequoia

Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent investment research, today announced it has closed a Series B round of financing led by Sequoia India, which brings the company’s total funding to US $21 million. Smartkarma is disrupting the traditional model of

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World’s First Full-Featured Virtual Banking Assistant On Facebook Messenger?

ATB Financial officially launches a virtual banking assistant to the company’s nearly 700,000 personal banking customers, working with FinTech Finn.ai to make access to secure, day-to-day personal banking as easy as initiating a conversation in Facebook Messenger. “At ATB we’re

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Algorithmic Trading Platform Tradeworks Eyes China Markets

Copenhagen and Singapore-based trade automation platform Tradeworks is about to launch Tradeworks 3.0, a new upgraded platform intended to take the company to the next level. Built from the ground up, the new platform will include many improvements including a

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Get an Advantedj in making Investments with Financial Influencers

Advantedj, a P2P online platform for investment insights specifically for PMETs launched this week. Unlike B2B startups, B2C robo-advisors, banks, online forums, and personal financial advisors, Advantedj levels the playing field with financial influencers for the disadvantaged amateur investors. Through

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