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Fintech Investors in Singapore

Fintech development in Singapore has been largely driven by the government’s efforts to push adoption and growth. On the regulatory front, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) set up the regulatory sandbox framework for financial institutions and companies to test

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China’s Tencent is the Most Active Corporate Investor in Asia’s Tech Startups

Tencent, a leading Internet company in China best known for its popular platforms QQ and Weixin/WeChat, is the most active corporate investor in Asia’s burgeoning tech scene, having made over 30 investments to VC-backed tech companies in Asia since Q1’16.

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6 Recent Singapore Fintech Fundings

In 2016, overall investment in Singapore-based fintech companies dropped by 69%, falling from US$605 million in 2015 to US$186 million in 2016, according to KPMG’s Pulse of Fintech report. “In 2016, we saw the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) drive

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Most Well-Funded Tech Startups In Asia and APAC

CB Insights analyzed the most well-funded tech startups in Asia and the APAC region by country based on disclosed equity funding, excluded debt funding and only considered VC-backed companies that have raised at least $1M of equity funding to date.

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China’s Venture Capital Industry – A Fast-Paced, High-Stakes Landscape

“I don’t think your financial projections are aggressive enough,” said one prominent Chinese venture capitalist during a pitch by an American CPG company. “By year 5, your revenue should be at least $100 million, not just $35 million.” As a

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MAS Proposes New Rulings, Launches Fintech Innovation Lab to Boost Financial Innovation

Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has made several announcements this week, launching a set of new initiatives intended to bolster financial innovation and support its ambition as becoming a fintech leader.   “An electronic

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Tracxn Report: Fintech Growing Fast in SEA; Payments & Investment Tech Are Top Two Funded Segments

Since 2007, over US$300 million has been invested into Southeast Asian fintech startups, with more than half of that amount being invested in 2015 alone. The rise in the funding activity comes along with the growth of the fintech startup

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The 10 Most Active Fintech VCs Investors in Asia in 2015

In 2015, fintech funding in Asia hit a record of US$4.52 billion across 130 deals, a rise attributed to the 17 US$50 million+ investments into the likes of One97, Dianrong, and BankBazaar, according to a new report from CB Insights

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