Tag "Fintech"

Ant Financial Makes up 83.3% of 2018’s Total Fintech Funding in Asia So Far

In 2017, a grand total of US$38.1B had been poured into the fintech industry according to KPMG Pulse of Fintech report and of their 2017 figures, KPMG noted that both insurtech and blockchain saw record-setting levels of venture capitalist (VC) investment,

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Prudential’s PRU Fintegrate 2018 Taps Scale-Ups For Deeper Innovation

Prudential Singapore’s second edition of its digital innovation programme, the PRU Fintegrate Partnership (PRU Fintegrate) is this year inviting scale-ups from all over the world to join its innovation fray. The insurance provider is aiming to build synergistic partnerships with

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Happy Birthday Singapore, The Fintech Nation

On August 9, 2018, Singapore will be celebrating its 53rd National Day, which every year commemorates Singapore’s independence from Malaysia with an exuberant parade, an address by the Prime Minister of Singapore, and fireworks celebrations. This is a great occasion

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FinTech Plays a Crucial Role in Singapore’s Economy; Be Part of it

Despite being small countries, both Switzerland and Singapore are renowned for a high degree of innovation. In 2018, Switzerland has been ranked number one by the Global Innovation Index for the eighth year in a row while Singapore is the

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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11 New Fintech Books for Summer 2018

Technology and digital platforms are transforming business models and changing ground rules, virtually revamping the banking and financial services industry. To keep up with the rapidly evolving fintech world, here are ten new release books on fintech, digital finance, cryptocurrency and

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5 Reasons Why You Should Come to the F10 FinTech Hackathon in Singapore

After writing successful hackathon stories in Switzerland where valuable partnerships have started and game-changing FinTech ideas have been born, it is time for F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator to further the revolution of the finance industry on an international level.

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Fintech for Financial Inclusion in Vietnam

Fintech companies, which leverage technology and digital platforms to provide financial services at lower cost and wider, better access, have a key role to play in Vietnam where only 59% of the population have a formal bank account. A paper

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Philippines Remittance Market Gets a Booster from Blockchain-Powered Remittance Services

The Philippines’ remittance and international money transfer industry, the third largest globally, is getting a booster from two latest developments in blockchain-backed remittance services. They come from recent business partnerships done by Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group (Ant) and

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

“Nine out of 10 startups fail” is a popular buzz phrase accepted by many as plain and simple truth, while some even say success is 99 per cent failure. For the past few years, Fintechnews has featured numerous startups in

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