Tag "Singapore"

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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Temasek Singapore Ramps Up Fintech Investments

Singapore state investor Temasek is betting big on fintech. Nearly half of the company’s new investments of S$29 billion made during the financial year ended March 31, 2018, went into technology, life sciences, agribusiness, consumer and non-bank financial services. Temasek

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12 Essential Fintech Tools For Expats and Travellers Heading To Singapore

There have already been think pieces about how fintech could help boost tourism by reducing cash dependence, and increasing security and ease of use. Many tourists to China, for example, seem to be awed by the prevalent use of e-wallets

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Revolut to Launch in Singapore

Revolut, a London-headquartered neo-bank, is about to launch in Singapore as the company started letting users join the waiting list to get early access. Revolut, which currently serves some 800,000 customers across Europe, announced plans to expand to the US,

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Fintech in Singapore: H1 2018 in Review

Singapore, the hub for fintech in Southeast Asia, has witnessed considerable development in the space in recent years, fueled by regulatory support from the government, a large pool of major banks looking to partner with fintechs, and a myriad of

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Singapore

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value in the last few years. In 2017, Bitcoin rose more than 1,000% and Ethereum grew an astounding 10,000%, and for this reason, a lot of people are getting into cryptocurrency investing and trading. But this

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10 Hotels In Singapore To Stay While Attending A Fintech Conference Or Convention

Singapore, a global transportation, commerce and financial hub, is a dynamic business events destination that hosts some of the world’s largest conventions and business events. Consistently, the city state has been ranked as one for the top meetings, incentives, conferences

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6 Upcoming Fintech Hackathons in Singapore and Hong Kong

Hackathons, design sprint-like events in which programmers and others collaborate intensively on software projects, are surging in popularity in the fintech and blockchain spaces as banks and firms are looking for bright minds to help them build innovative products and

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Singtel and Razer Form Strategic Partnership in E-payments Esports and Telco Services

The Singtel Group and Razer ­signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster strategic collaboration in the high-growth areas of e-payments, esports, gaming-related digital media and telecommunication services across Southeast Asia. Mobile payments in Southeast Asia is expected to be worth

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Latest Fintech Funding Deals In Singapore

In 2017, Singapore hit US$229.1 million of fintech funding, a record mainly attributed to two of Asia’s ten biggest deals taking place in the city-state in the fourth quarter. The deals are the acquisition of Paynear Solutions by e-commerce startup

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