Tag "Singapore"

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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Korea Financial Authority Strengthen Ties With Singapore as Fintechs Eye Global Expansion

Often perceived as the latest phase in the ongoing digital revolution, fintech has attracted much interest from governments from around the world as none wants to pass on the multi-trillion-dollar opportunity. South Korea is no exception. Last year, the country’s

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Singapore’s Fintech Startup Scene

As one of the gateways of the Asian financial market, Singapore represents an attractive spot in the region to enter the financial industry and is a hotbed for fintech. Over 200 banks have operational headquarters in Singapore and some of

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DBS Bank Report: Blockchain Technology to Unlock Southeast Asia’s Potential

The most transformative blockchains will be those that can work across geopolitical boundaries and Southeast Asia has the most potential that can be unlocked with this technology, according to a new report by DBS Bank. “Asia’s geopolitical context is unique

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Top 8 Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto Companies in Singapore

Triggered in August 2014, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative intends to turn the city-state into the world’s first smart nation. This major digital transformation, expected to be fulfilled by 2030, is aimed at turning Singapore into a hyper-connected country where the

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Digital Wallets Increasing in Popularity in APAC, Singapore As Top 3 Adopters

Consumers in Asia Pacific (APAC) are embracing digital wallets as one in five users (19.5%) in the region say they are using these new mobile technologies, citing more convenience when shopping online. This represents an increase of 9.7% from two

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Infographic: Fintech Singapore Ecosystem as of January 2016

Singapore, which started as an independent, separate country in 1965, quickly grew from being a tiny underdeveloped country to becoming one of the 20th century’s most successful development story. How did that happen? Well, firstly, because the city-state knew how

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20 Upcoming Fintech and Digital Banking Events in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most important upcoming fintech and digital banking events and conferences in Singapore and Southeast Asia,

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Apple Pay Teams Up With Amex To Launch In Singapore

Apple is partnering with American Express to bring Apple Pay to “key global markets,” Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during the earnings call for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2015. According to Amex, Apple’s digital wallet and mobile payment service

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Singtel and SCB’s Dash Seeks to Reinvent How Singaporeans Pay, Save and Borrow Money

Released in June 2014, Dash is a mobile banking service from Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) that aims to reinvent the way Singaporeans access, save and borrow money, make payments and purchase insurance. Essentially, Dash consists in

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