Tag "Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)"

Singapore and Chongqing Explore New Frontiers for Financial Connectivity and Innovation

Financial regulators and private sector participants from Singapore and Chongqing discussed , at the second Singapore-China (Chongqing) Financial Conference (SCFC) in Chongqing, opportunities for deeper financial collaboration between the two cities. The areas discussed include financing infrastructure projects under the

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Singapore Financial Watchdog Proposes New Rulings To Facilitate Growth Of Robo-Advisors

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s financial watchdog and central bank, has proposed several regulatory changes aimed at boosting the growth of robo-advisors in Singapore and support innovation in financial services. The new proposals were presented in a

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MAS Unveils New Moves To Boost Fintech Sector in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced a series of moves to boost fintech development in the city-state and strengthen ties with other Asian countries. This came shortly after MAS wrapped up its inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, during which the

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FS-ISAC and MAS Establish APAC Intelligence Centre For Analysing Cyber Threat Information

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that they will collaborate to establish an Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Intelligence and Analysis Centre to encourage regional sharing and analysis of cybersecurity

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Singapore’s Crowdfunding Scene

In Asia, crowdfunding is still relatively new and in early stages of development when compared with the likes of Europe or North America. In Singapore, however, crowdfunding appears to have taken off, becoming a popular way for entrepreneurs to raise

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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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MAS Will Provide Strong Support For ‘Proof of Concept’ Trials

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman, Monetary Authority of Singapore, delivered a speech at the FinTech Awards on 17 November 2016. The speech honoured winners from two competitions organised as part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival: the

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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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MAS Issues “Regulatory Sandbox” Guidelines for FinTech Experiments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published its “regulatory sandbox” guidelines to encourage and enable experimentation of solutions that utilise technology innovatively to deliver financial products or services. The guidelines incorporate feedback from the public consultation as well as learning

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Singaporean Fintech Startup SoCash Seeks To Disrupt The Supply Chain Of Cash (with the Help of MAS)

SoCash, a Singapore-based fintech startup, has developed a solution that allows people to withdraw cash pretty much anywhere by turning small businesses into “Cashpoints.” The company aims at making cash circulation more efficient by deconstructing the expensive cash logistics supply

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