Tag "Asia"

Top 10 Money Transfer Apps in Asia

For many developing countries in the world, remittances play a key role in their economies, contributing to economic growth and to the livelihoods of those nations. In 2016, more than US$440 billion went to developing countries that involved 250 million

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Startups set for Success after Completing The FinLab’s 100-day Accelerator Programme

The FinLab is set to see more success following the graduation of eight promising financial technology (FinTech) startups from its 100-day accelerator programme this month. The FinLab, an innovation accelerator joint venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate, provides

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Asians Airlines and their Digital (Fintech) Experience

Airlines in Asia are expecting to churn  a US$7.4 billion profit this year. While regional travel is going strong, the industry is also highly competitive. As a result, some airlines have invested Fintech to improve the online booking experience. Fintechnews.sg

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 35)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Blockchain technology can make better governments, plus thoughts on financial inclusion from SCI CEO  John Bailon of Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI)

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The Undisputed Rise of AI and Virtual Reality for Financial Services

Today, it’s the digital customer’s world—banks just live in it. Twenty percent of bank customers are now digital-only users. Seventy-three percent admit they’d be more excited about a new offering from Apple, Google or Amazon than from their own Financial

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Grab and Toyota Launch Data Collaboration Initiative for Connected Car Services

Grab announced the launch of a new data-focused pilot programme with Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Financial Services Corporation, and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. The project aims to use data analysis to enable Grab to offer its driver partners

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Robo-advisor platform Bambu announces strategic investment led by Franklin Templeton and Wavemaker

Bambu, a B2B robo-advisor platform provider, announces it has completed a funding round led by three new investors. Franklin Templeton Investments, a global leader in asset management, becomes the first strategic investor in Bambu. Wavemaker Partners, one of Singapore’s leading

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PolicyPal becomes the First Start-Up to Graduate from the Mas Fintech Regulatory Sandbox

Singapore-based startup PolicyPal today announced its graduation from the MAS FinTech Regulatory Sandbox and will commence operations as a registered direct insurance broker and exempt financial adviser under its subsidiary BaoXianBaoBao Pte Ltd from 1st September 2017. PolicyPal is the

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SAS and KPMG launch first cloud-based IFRS9 and stress testing RegTech solutions in Asia

SAS and KPMG in Singapore released two new Managed Analytics Service Providers (MASP) solutions – the first cloud-based, cost-effective and secure solutions in market to help financial institutions in Asia meet the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) new IFRS9 reporting

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Payments Council Sets Up Taskforce to Develop Common QR Code for Singapore

Establishing interoperable electronic payments and developing a common QR code for Singapore were two key topics that the Payments Council discussed at its inaugural meeting on 11 August 2017. Establishing interoperable electronic payments The Council noted electronic payments as a

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