Tag "Fintech"

7 Singapore FinTech Startups on Instagram

It’s probably not the first social media platform you would think of when it comes to FinTech startups, but Instagram is becoming an important place to be seen. So, let’s just get right to the point here without wasting any

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Finance & Technology in ASEAN countries, Quid Novi? – Part 2

It all started with a bit of curiosity, a taste for adventure and a well known perpetual need for challenges … After several e-mails exchanged with local start-ups, a “Due-Diligence” at the height of my capacities but also a certain

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Finance & Technology In ASEAN Countries, Quid Novi? – Part 1

Currently based in Switzerland at the Institute of Financial Services of Zug, I write this article in two sections in order to present the personal vision that I was able to develop from local and foreign FinTech companies. Strongly motivated,

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Green Finance And How Fintech Can Enable Sustainable Development

In 2015, the United Nations’ 195 member countries adopted their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to the global transition from the fossil-fueled industrial era to low-carbon, knowledge-richer, green economies. But this change depends in part on a reset of

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Fintech News SG Roundup: Singaporean Startups Raise Money, New Incubation Program, and More

Home to over 200 banks whose total assets are estimated to be worth over S$2 trillion, Singapore is a leading international financial center and a serious contender for the global number one spot in fintech. Government support for fintech is

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Banks, Fintechs Gear Up for Myanmar’s Digital Revolution

As Myanmar undergoes a digital revolution, international banks and foreign investors are perceiving the country’s large pool of unbanked as a still untapped opportunity. The latest move comes from the National Bank of Canada which became a strategic shareholder in

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Singapore and France Bolster FinTech Ties with Cooperation Agreements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a cooperation agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France to enhance FinTech cooperation between both countries. The cooperation agreement provides

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Fintech Logistic Startups Seek to Provide Greater Efficiency in Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics tech companies are gaining momentum with over US$8.3 billion in venture capital having been injected into the sector since 2012. Supply chain and logistics tech companies are those that use software to improve efficiency across the

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German Challenger Bank SolarisBank Goes to Asia

International investor team consisting of Arvato Financial Solutions and Japanese SBI Group provide funding for Berlin-based banking platform. First year in business: Berlin-based banking platform solarisBank AG raises EUR 26.3 million in series A financing Established investors for the international

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Singapore and Japan establish FinTech Cooperation Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced the establishment of a Co-operation Framework to enhance FinTech linkages between both countries. The Framework enables MAS and FSA to refer FinTech companies in their

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