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PayPal Incubator’s First Batch of Startups, This Are The 3 Fintech Graduates

After nine months with Paypal Incubator, the inaugural batch of Singapore 3 startups have graduated.   PayPal  launched its first startup incubation program in Singapore in July 2016. The nine-month program aims to develop and nurture the next generation of

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Funding Societies Launches​ F​S Bolt – Claims to Be Fastest Working Capital Loan Provider in Singapore

Funding Societies, Singapore’s digital lending startup, has announced the launch of FS Bolt – a mobile application to provide flexible working capital loans for local SMEs. With minimal document submission and an application process that takes merely two minutes to

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Singapore-Based Startup Raises Seed Funding from 500 Startups and Entering MAS FinTech Regulatory Sandbox

A Singapore digital insurance app that helps consumers organise all their insurance products in one place just raised money from 500 Startups and  received approval from MAS to enter a regulatory sandbox. The startup will be testing their solution over a

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Collaboration is Key to Strong Cyber Security Framework in Australia

Experts who attended the inaugural National Fintech Cyber Security Summit share the view that collaboration between Australian authorities and the private sector would build a strong information protection industry locally. With cyber threats growing more damaging and more sophisticated, it is

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The “Hen and Egg” Issue With all Online-Lending Startups in Asia

Online-lending service for students SoFi (Social Finance Inc.) is close to raising about $500 million in a funding round expected to be led by private equity firm SilverLake Partners to bolster the expansion of its online-lending businesses and personal financial

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Infographic: What Goes Into Startup Unicorns?

Check out this infographic created by Ohio University’s Online MBA program that hits on all of these points in much greater detail, plus a lot more. You will learn about what the top 10 types of businesses that become unicorns,

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Fintech Startup SingX Launches Cheaper, Faster Online Remittance Platform

Singapore financial technology start-up SingX Pte Ltd has launched a cheaper, faster and more convenient online remittance platform, which charges consumers a fraction of what they typically pay for overseas money transfers. Backed by some of the region’s most experienced

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SuperCharger Accelerator Aims To Help Fintech Startups And Established Companies Expand In Asia

Standard Chartered, Baidu and co-working space operator Tuspark Global Network (TGN) have teamed up to launch SuperCharger, an 12-week accelerator program dedicated to fintech startups and established global companies looking to expand in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, SuperCharger seeks

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MoneySmart: A Singaporean Personal Finance Portal

Personal finance portal MoneySmart seeks to help Singaporeans maximize their money by curating and aggregating product information of a number of personal financial products on a single digital platform. Founded in 2009, MoneySmart provides users with a platform where they

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Toast Raises S$1.2 Million in Seed Funding

Singaporean remittance startup Toast has raised S$1.2 million (US$850,000) in a seed funding round led by Aetius Capital and ACE & Company, a private equity firm also known for having invested in financial comparison site CompareAsia and online payments startup

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