Fintech News Singapore

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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Vietnam’s Mobile Payments Landscape Sees Strong Developments

Vietnam’s mobile payments landscape has continued to evolve on the back of strong growth and expansion coming from industry players,

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Digital Banking Vendor Backbase Opens New APAC Headquarters in Singapore

Digital banking software provider, Backbase, has today announced the launch of its new regional headquarters in Singapore. Their regional centre

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Pand.ai Bags Pre-Series A Funding From Bangkok Bank’s Corporate VC Arm

Singapore-based AI start-up Pand.ai has secured an undisclosed amount in Pre-Series A funding from Bualuang Ventures, the corporate venture capital

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How Grab Is Breaking Into the Lending Space in Their Lead up to Be a Digital Bank

Singapore-headquartered superapp Grab has begun offering loans and credit lines to businesses in the city state. Under the GrabFinance brand,

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Philippines Digital Bank TONIK Picks Finastra to Power Its Core Banking

Finastra announced today that TONIK, a licensed digital-only bank in Philippines, has selected Fusion Essence in the cloud to power

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7-Eleven Eyes to Serve Singapore’s Underbanked Through Pay2Home Partnership

The underbanked in Singapore, which includes hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who remit funds as a basic necessity, are

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Why Platformication is Key to The Next Banking Revolution

Driven by technological innovations and increased online connectivity, the world is going through a major economic revolution with the rise

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Philippines’ Fintech Alliance Launches Campaign to Aid Taal Volcanic Eruption Victims

The FinTech Alliance.ph has mobilized the entire Philippine digital industry to quickly assist the victims of the recent Taal volcano

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Top 20 Upcoming Fintech Events in Singapore in 2020

Home to 39% of all fintechs in ASEAN, Singapore is the fintech leader in Asia Pacific (APAC) and the fourth

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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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DBS’ QR Ang Bao Solution Now Open to All Singaporeans with a PayNow Account

Following the success of last year’s DBS QR Ang Baos which saw over SGD 1.5 million loaded during Chinese New

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Grab Enables In-App Travel Insurance for As Low as $1 Per Day

Grab and Chubb announced today the launch of Travel Cover — an on-demand travel insurance service that Grab users can

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A Review of Vietnam’s Fintech Industry in 2019

As of September 30, Vietnam ranked second in ASEAN in terms of fintech funding, attracting 36% of the region’s fintech

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Thai’s Oldest Banks Teams up With Ripple For Remittance

Thailand’s oldest bank has partnered with Ripple to create SCB Easy—a mobile application that runs on Ripple to deliver instant,

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A Review of Singapore’s Top Fintech Developments in 2019

In 2019, Singapore continued to pursue its ambition to become the world’s first Smart Nation with a leading Smart Financial

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A New Digital Bank Will Launch in the Philippines in 2020

TONIK Financial announced today that its subsidiary in the Philippines has received Notice of Approval for a new banking license

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Tranglo First in Asia to Launch Global Remittance Partnership with Alipay

Leading fintech Tranglo Pte Ltd announced a collaboration with Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, to provide cross-border

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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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Singapore Receives 21 Applications for Digital Bank Licences

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has received 21 applications for digital bank licences as at the

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Philippines’ Lawmaker Pushes for Virtual Banking Regulation

Albay Representative Joey Salceda on Monday filed a measure providing a regulatory framework for virtual banking to boost the financial

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Snapshot of Singapore’s Booming Regtech Scene

Regtech, the younger cousin of fintech has quickly risen out of fintech’s shadow and stand on its own two feet.

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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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RCBC Introduces New Key Features in Revitalized Mobile App

Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) introduced many firsts in its revitalized mobile banking app with enhanced user interface and

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TransferWise Customers in SG Can Now Receive Money Using Just Their Mobile Number

TransferWise announced today that they have become the first international money transfer service to allow Singapore customers to receive money

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Singapore’s Cybersecurity Startup Map

Singapore’s cybersecurity industry is growing strong, with now some 105 unique startups, according to the Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at Block71

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India’s Top 30 Fintech Influencers 2020

Over the last five years, the Indian fintech industry has reached new heights both in terms of funding received and

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5 Service Providers and Tools for Singapore Fintech Startups

Fintechs need fintechs. In order to embed a tech company within high functioning infrastructure, it’s going to be dependent on

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Research Highlights Top Tech Trends in APAC to Watch out for in 2020

In Asia Pacific (APAC), #blockchain was in the top five most used hashtags around banking this year, with respondents in

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The Digital Ecosystems That Will Help Indonesia Reach 80% Financial Inclusion

The Southeast Asia Internet Economy Report 2019 by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company predicts that Indonesia’s digital economy will

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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