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Lessons From Singapore’s Fintech Sandbox

The past few years have seen the introduction of the fintech sandbox from regulators around the globe. Singapore introduced its version of the fintech  sandbox in June 2016, and since then there were more than 30 application from fintech startups

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Lithunia: A Window to The EU For Asian Fintech Companies?

Lithuania is set to boost innovation for financial technology (“FinTech”) companies as Britain’s upcoming exit from the European Union (“EU”) intensifies the race for alternative trading hubs in the region. The Bank of Lithuania has shaped a new regulatory framework

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Singapore Fintech Festival: World’s Largest Fintech Festival Happening This Week

Organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings, the second edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival kicked off today. The week-long event promises to

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017: All You Need To Know

Singapore Fintech Festival returns this year to bring together fintech players, policy makers, financial industry leaders, venture capitalists, investors, tech entrepreneurs and academics for a week-long event dedicated to fintech and digital finance. The second edition of the Singapore Fintech

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Singapore Pointing The Way To Open Banking Platforms

People are – quite rightly – excited about the future of the financial services industry. The opportunity to surpass the traditional financial services experience with new digital innovations and strategic business models that are breaking barriers — is exciting to

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Hitachi Vantara Singapore Launches Its First Fintech Codeathon

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd.  announced its very first Fintech Codeathon, CodeSG, that will take place from 3 – 5 November, 2017, at The Hangar at NUS Enterprise. The 2.5-day codeathon is open to developers, designers, tertiary students and

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MAS Announces Finalists for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. The Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards are among the highlights of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, which will take place in

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OurCrowd an Equity Crowdfunding Opens Singapore Office and Appoints new MD

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding, announced that it has opened an office in Singapore, its seventh worldwide, to serve the growing community of Asian investors interested in funding early stage high-growth companies. It has appointed Denes Ban, a successful entrepreneur and

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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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