Tag "Singapore"

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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Fintech ICOs In Singapore – a short Overview

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) surged in 2017 with a total of US$6 billion raised through 884, according to ICO Data. 2018 is on track to surpass this number, with already US$3 billion raised through 380 campaigns. Telegram ICO expects this

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FintechFans And PortfolioQuest Team Up For FinTalent Competitions

FintechFans and PortfolioQuest are set to organize two FinTalent Competitions in Malaysia and another location to be soon announced. The events will seek to provide students with a platform to showcase their forecasting, data science and portfolio management sills. Last

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Fintech In Singapore: January 2018 News Roundup

Singapore is starting the year 2018 with some exciting news coming from its fintech sector. Here’s our news roundup for the month of January:   InstaRem aims for 600% growth this year InstaRem, a fintech startup originally from India that’s

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ICO Report: Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland are leading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method used by an increasing number of blockchain startups, have surged in popularity in 2017 with investment volumes growing exponentially. More than US$4.5 billion was raised through ICOs in 2017, or nearly 20 times

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8 promising Fintech Startups in Singapore to Watch in 2018

Singapore had a great year 2017 with local startups expanding globally, additional supports from the government and several initiatives being launched to foster development and boost the sector. 2018 promises to be an even more exciting year for fintech in

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Singapore’s P2P Lending Platforms and Industry: an Overview

Southeast Asia’s alternative lending space, although relatively small when compared with the likes of the UK, the US, or China, has witnessed significant growth in recent years, led predominantly by increased activity Singapore. Alternative lending refers to financial channels and instruments

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Robo Advisors in Singapore

Robo-advisors are all the rage in the wealth management industry as banks and financial institutions around the world are looking to respond to the industry’s rapid adoption of technology, changing consumer expectations and the disruptive potential of new entrants. Even

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