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The Hottest Fintech Companies in Singapore in 2017

Singapore has had quite an amazing year with regard to fintech. The city-state organized the world’s largest fintech event, a number of banks and tech firms opened innovations labs in the country, and the government launched new initiatives and funding

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Singapore Fintech Festival Round Up: Key Announcements And Partnerships; All you have to Know

The inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, a week-long event organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), was one of the biggest fintech events ever organized, drawing over 10,000 participants from

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The 10 FinTech Award Singapore Winners, 250’000 goes to….

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) awarded 10 FinTech companies a total of S$1.15 million at the FinTech Awards. Organised as part of the Singapore FinTech Festival, the FinTech Awards recognise innovative

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Singapore Fintech Awards 2016 Announces 40 Finalists

Singapore FinTech Awards 2016, comprising the MAS FinTech Award and ABS Global FinTech Award, will be part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival that will be held during 14 – 18 November 2016. The Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that

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6 Remittance Startups in Southeast Asia to Know

Remittances can contribute to a big chuck of the GDP of a country, notably in emerging markets. The World Bank estimates that migrants will send up to US$636 billion home in 2017, with three quarter of that amount being remitted

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an attractive spot for fintech entrepreneurs. Singapore has made fintech a high priority as it intends to keep its leading position

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Mobile Social Network VisiKard Lets You Pay and Manage Your Money On-The-Go

As commerce goes mobile and social networks become funnels for payments, the lines between social media, payments and mobile are starting to blur. This trend has led to the emergence of a new type of services that are blending payment

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Fastacash Invests in MyPay, Announces Payments Via Social Network in Myanmar

Fastacash, a Singaporean fintech startup focused on mobile payments, has invested in MyPAY to tap into the Burmese market. MyPAY, which is developing a mobile payment system, has partnered with MySQUAR, a social network in Myanmar, to enable 1.5 million

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5 Singaporean Fintech Startups MAS Should Consider Supporting

Announced in August 2014 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative will lead to the city-state’s transformation into the world’s first smart nation; in other words, a hyper-connected country where the pervasive use of technology is expected

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