Tag "Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)"

Singapore’s FinTech Journey – Where We Are, What Is Next

More than 11,000 participants from more than 50 countries attending one or more of the many events lined up over these five days of Singapore Fintech Festival. Remarks at Singapore FinTech Festival – FinTech Conference. Singapore Expo by Ravi Menon, Managing

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Winners of Global FinTech Hackcelerator, Provide Innovative Solutions to Industry Problems

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that three FinTech companies will receive a cash prize of S$50,000 each for the technology solutions they presented at the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day. Organised as part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech

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First Bank in SouthEast Asia To Use Blockchain Technology For Payment Services

OCBC Bank has become the first bank in Southeast Asia to use blockchain technology in its local and cross-border payment funds transfer services. The use of a payment blockchain solution will see increased efficiency, transparency and security as well as

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Crossbridge Capital to Launch Online Investment Platform for High Net Worth Investors in Singapore

Leading independent wealth management firm collaborates with Pershing and Bambu to bring bespoke digital investment solution to affluent investors. Crossbridge Capital, an independent wealth management firm which provides investment solutions for ultra-high net worth families, today announced plans to launch

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The Missing Regtech Startups In Singapore & Hong Kong

Regtech might not be a familiar name to most people but it is an important component in the fintech space. Regtech stands for regulatory technology which exists to help financial institutions and other organizations comply with increasingly stringent compliance rules.

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MAS Establishes FinTech Innovation Lab

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the opening of its FinTech Innovation Lab. The purpose-built facility, known as Looking Glass @ MAS (*), is located within the MAS Building. Looking Glass @ MAS will serve the following purposes:

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KPMG and MAS on Electronic Payments With “Singapore Payments Roadmap”

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a “Singapore Payments Roadmap” which it has commissioned KPMG Advisory to produce. In a speech at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, the Managing Director of MAS, Mr Ravi Menon,

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Banks, Financial Services Firms and Insurers Open Innovation Labs in Singapore

Innovation takes a lot of time and resources. Large firms and corporations often rely on innovation labs to research, experiment and help them integrate emerging innovations into their businesses. Innovation labs are specific buildings or departments dedicated to working on

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Why Singapore Is The Perfect Location For Insurance Innovation And InsurTech Startups

What is the best way to drive innovation in insurance? In the last post, we’ve scratched the surface around the various corporate innovation models that exist in insurance industry. In the nutshell, the conclusion that we’ve arrived at is that

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