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Here’s What You Need to Know About Singapore’s Talent in Finance Programme

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says that leadership development is an important area of focus for the Talent and

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ShopBack Raises Additional US$80 Million From Temasek’s 65 Equity Partners

Shopping and rewards platform ShopBack announced that it has extended its Series F funding round with US$80 million of equity

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Singapore Gears up for Next Phase of Growth for SGQR

Singapore has big plans for its national QR code payment standard. The country wants to establish its Singapore Quick Response

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Revolut Introduces an In-App Educational Feature for Its Singapore Users

Revolut, a global financial super app with more than 20 million customers worldwide, has launched an in-app educational module to

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Vietnamese Digibank Timo Promotes Jonas Eichhorst as New CEO

Vietnam-based digital bank Timo announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Jonas Eichhorst has been promoted as CEO and will retain

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Top 10 Most Well-Funded Fintechs in Indonesia in 2022

Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, has emerged over the past couple of years as one of the region’s biggest fintech

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Here Are The 5 Key Focus of Singapore’s New Financial Services Transformation Plan

Enhancing payments connectivity, digitalizing the financial infrastructure and promoting green finance will be among the main areas of focus for

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ChainUp Welcomes Singapore’s Former Prime Minister as Special Advisor to Its Board

ChainUp, a Singapore-based blockchain technology service provider, welcomes Singapore’s former Prime Minister, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong as a

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IMDA and MAS Seeks Feedback to Bolster the SGQR’s Interoperability

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are seeking feedback on making the Singapore

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Migrating to a Cloud-Native Core Helps Banks Reduce Core Spend by 76% Over 5 Years

Across the globe, financial institutions are under increasing pressure to remain competitive in a rapidly changing financial services landscape. Challenger

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IDC Fintech Rankings 2022: The Most Valuable and Impactful Fintech Companies

Market intelligence firm IDC has published the 2022 IDC Fintech Rankings, a listing of technology providers based on calendar year revenues from financial

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Vietnam’s Buy2Sell Ties up With Mastercard for Cross-Border Payments

Vietnamese e-commerce platform Buy2Sell announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard to enable multiple payment types to a variety of

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Australia to Explore Potential for Retail and Wholesale CBDCs

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is collaborating with the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC) to explore use cases

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Indian Fintech Signzy Secures US$26 Million in Funding Round Led by Gaja Capital

India-based digital banking infrastructure enabler Signzy announced that it had raised US$26 million in a funding round led by private

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Endowus Appoints Former Stash Exec Vinod Raman as Chief Product Officer

Endowus, a Singaporean digital wealth platform licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), announced that it has appointed Vinod

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Thunes Ramps up Commitment to ESG With Global Initiatives

Singapore-based global payments company Thunes announced its affiliation with two global ESG initiatives, namely the United Nations Global Compact and

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DBS Rolls Out Self-Directed Crypto Trading for Accredited Wealth Clients

DBS has rolled out self-directed crypto trading, enabling wealth clients who are accredited investors to trade cryptocurrencies on DDEx. With

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Top 12 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Singapore in Q4 2022

Home to more than 1,000 fintech companies, 40+ innovation labs and some of the world’s largest financial institutions, Singapore has

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Superapp Grab Promotes Suthen Paradatheth to Group CTO

Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced that it has promoted Suthen Thomas Paradatheth to Group Chief Technology Officer (GCTO), effective 1

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STACS Partners With Everimpact for Greater Transparency in the Carbon Credits Market

Hashstacs (STACS), a blockchain-based fintech firm focused on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), has partnered with France’s Everimpact to provide

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Singaporean Fintech #dltledgers Secures S$8.5 Million in Series B Fundraise

Singapore-based fintech firm #dltledgers announced that it has raised S$8.5 million in a Series B funding round to fuel its

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Kaspersky Report: Crypto Collapse Could Lead to Increased DDoS Activity

Recent projects failure and crash in the cryptocurrency market, including the Terra/Luna debacle, have pushed crypto prices further down and

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Huawei Connect 2022 Kicks off Its Global Tour in Bangkok

Huawei’s 7th annual flagship event HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 kicked off yesterday in Bangkok with the theme “Unleash Digital”, gathering over

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Despite Soaring Funding and Valuations, Indian Fintechs Struggle to Turn a Profit

India’s fintech industry has grown as a rapid pace over the past years, and stands today as the world’s third

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MAS Collaborates With India’s IFSCA to Drive Fintech Innovation

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and India’s International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has signed a co-operation agreement to

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BNB Chain and Google Cloud Partner to Support Web3 and Blockchain Startups

BNB Chain and Google Cloud have formed a partnership to provide early stage Web3 and blockchain projects with foundational infrastructure,

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B2B Fintech Platform Fazz Raises US$100M Series C Led by Tiger Global

Southeast Asian fintech Fazz — a business account for businesses of all sizes to pay, save and get credit —

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WhatsApp Puts Focus on Small Businesses; Bets on Social Commerce and Chat-Based Experiences

Social networking giant Meta Platforms is targeting opportunities related to commerce and payments, leveraging on the popularity of WhatsApp in

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Singapore Poised to Become a Wealthtech Powerhouse

Singapore’s wealthtech sector is growing at a fast pace. Amid soaring venture funding and booming adoption of robo-advisors, the city-state

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Are You Ready for Emerging Fintech Opportunities?

From digital currencies to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), emerging technologies can streamline workflows, supercharge growth and unlock new streams of revenue.

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Top 10 Fintech Books While blogs and news portals will keep you up-to-date in terms of companies and corporate news,

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27 Most Valued World Fintech Unicorns, 8 From China

Business Insider Singapore, CBInsights, Funderbeam, and Crunchbase together have created the world’s fintech unicorns – fintech start-ups valued at over $1 billion.  

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Here Are The Contenders to Singapore’s Digital Banking Race

Singapore’s digital banking license was perhaps one of the most widely discussed topic in 2019 within fintech circles and we

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MAS: 100 FinTech Problems to Solve for Singapore

Solve this problem on the Singapore Hackcelerator and apply until August 15th here! 7 problem statements on KYC / Identity

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The Philippines Fintech Report 2018

  Note: We’ve update this report, the 2020 edition of the Fintech Report can be found here With a population

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Top 10 Blockchain Social Media Alternatives to Watch Out For

While blockchain was once known merely as the building blocks used to make bitcoin, it’s now being hailed as a

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The Swiss Payment Software Company Netcetera Expands to Singapore

“Expanding our Horizon” – under this motto Netcetera expands to Singapore in 2020. The Swiss software company and expert for

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Fintech Indonesia Report 2018 – The State of Play for Fintech Indonesia

Indonesia, the largest economy in South East Asia, with an estimated population of over 260 million people, the majority of

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Landscape of Blockchain Companies in Financial Services

In November 2008, a paper was posted on the Internet under the name Satoshi Nakamoto titled ‘bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic

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Singapore’s 30 Hottest Fintech Startups To Watch

Singapore’s vibrant startup ecosystem, supportive government, stable financial system and business-friendly tax regime, have helped turn the city-state into an

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17 E-Wallets in The Philippines You Should Know

“A way to carry your money inside your cellphone”. This is perhaps the simplest meaning of an e-wallet as defined

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10 Fintechs Stand a Chance to Present Their Solutions to Singapore’s Investment Industry

A Singapore industry group representing the city’s asset management firms, IMAS, has launched an accelerator programme which could position 10

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Philippine Banks ATM Fees Compared

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Banco de Oro (BDO), Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), Metrobank and the Philippine National

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Which is the Top E-Wallet in Singapore?

iPrice Group collaborated with App Annie Intelligence to track top e-wallet in Singapore.The study pictures the developments of e-wallets or

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Singapore’s Investment Management Association Announces a New Chairperson

The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) today announced that it has appointed Susan Soh, CEO Singapore, Schroders, as its

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Forward-Thinking Applications of Blockchain

Blockchain technology rose to the forefront in 2017 as the cryptocurrency bitcoin experienced a massive price boom. Suddenly bitcoin was

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Singapore Fintech Report 2021: Blockchain Dominates Singapore’s Fintech Scene

Singapore’s fintech industry continued its momentum in 2020 on the back of new regulations, fintech initiatives from regulators themselves and

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First Bank in SouthEast Asia To Use Blockchain Technology For Payment Services

OCBC Bank has become the first bank in Southeast Asia to use blockchain technology in its local and cross-border payment

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The Hottest Fintech Companies in Singapore in 2017

Singapore has had quite an amazing year with regard to fintech. The city-state organized the world’s largest fintech event, a

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Capital Markets Platform iSTOX Secures Funding Of USD 5 Million

Next-generation capital markets platform iSTOX has secured a USD 5 million investment from Hanwha Asset Management, South Korea’s leading comprehensive asset management company. The Korean

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The First Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform for the Philippines

Signet Properties officially launches Flint, the first, tech-enabled real estate crowdfunding platform in the Philippines. Co-presented by SeedIn Technology and

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RCBC’s Diskartech Tops Google Play’s Free Finance Apps, Surpassing Gcash and PayMaya

DiskarTech, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation’s (RCBC) virtual bank has claimed the top spot among free finance apps in Google Play

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Asia’s Top 7 Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the loan of money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders directly with

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Cambodia Fintech Startup Report, Fintech Startup Map and Infographic

With some 25+ startups, Cambodia’s fintech startup landscape remains modest but is nevertheless growing steadily, according to a new report.

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Top 10 Fintech Startups and Companies in Thailand to Keep an Eye On in 2019

It would surprise many outside of the kingdom to discover that Thailand is actually a hotbed for fintech today. Without drawing

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Philippines Approves 3 More Crypto Exchanges Amid Soaring Bitcoin Prices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has green-lit another 3 cryptocurrency exchanges to operate in the Philippines. The new licensed firms include

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Indonesia Fintech Report and Map 2020

Indonesia has the world’s 16th largest economy and is the world’s fourth most populous country with 274 million people, out

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Overview of Vietnam’s Major E-Wallet and Mobile Payment Players

In Vietnam, digital and mobile payment is undeniably the most developed and crowded fintech segment. According to the State Bank

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Top 7 Fintech Startups in the Philippines for 2020

Last year, Manila was named one of the world’s friendliest cities in the world for fintech startups, and was recognized

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Myanmar Fintech Sector On Route To Growth: Fintech Startup Report and Map

While the Myanmar financial system remains largely dominated by banks, the non-bank and fintech sector is on route to growth

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