Tag "Fintech"

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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Singapore and Abu Dhabi Collaborate to Foster FinTech Innovation and Cross-Border Activities

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) signed a Cooperation Agreement (CA) to foster closer cooperation on developments and initiatives that nurture FinTech entrepreneurship and support innovation in financial services in both Singapore and Abu

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First Global Fintech Fund for the Underserved, $141 Million

Accion and Quona Capital announced the final close of the Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, the world’s first global fintech fund for the underserved. The oversubscribed Fund represents $141M in commitments from an array of leading institutional investors including global insurance

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Startupbootcamp Reveals 12 FinTech Startups for Singapore Programme

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading accelerator focused on financial innovation, has announced the 12 international startups selected to join its Singapore programme. The finalists, which include teams from across Asia-Pacific and beyond, have been chosen by a panel of industry experts

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PayPal Incubator’s First Batch of Startups, This Are The 3 Fintech Graduates

After nine months with Paypal Incubator, the inaugural batch of Singapore 3 startups have graduated.   PayPal  launched its first startup incubation program in Singapore in July 2016. The nine-month program aims to develop and nurture the next generation of

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47 Japanese Banks Move Towards Commercial Phase Using Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia announced today that a consortium of 47 banks have successfully completed a pilot implementation of Ripple in Japan using a cloud-based payments platform. This platform, RC Cloud, is powered by Ripple’s solution and is the first in

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Credit Suisse Further Enhances Digital Private Banking with Fintech Partnership

Credit Suisse today announces additional enhancements to its digital private banking platform in Asia, as client adoption and usage continues to increase. Credit Suisse has entered into a partnership with a fintech company Mesitis  to provide its clients the ability

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Fintech Sandbox for Brunei

The global financial industry continues to face innovative developments including the development of Financial Technology, FinTech. Thus, Authority Monetary Brunei Darussalam, AMBD has undertaken several initiatives to encourage the growth of FinTech companies in Brunei Darussalam, and at the same

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from February 2017

Read here all the important fintech news around Fintech in Vietnam from January. You can subscribe to the monthly Fintech Vietnam Newsletter here. Fintech Saigon Meetup, March 9th Save the Date: Fintech Startup Investments Firechat with Eddie Thai from 500

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Why the CIO Will Drive Bank Success in 2017 and Beyond

The banking Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO, has seen their role change in a very short space of time. It may even be argued that the modern demands of the bank CIO are so different to what came before that

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