Fintech News Singapore

NETS CEO Jeffrey Goh Steps Down

Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) announced today that Group Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Goh will be stepping down from his

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7 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 3)

Wednesday marked the third day of the annual Singapore Fintech Festival, the world’s largest fintech gathering taking place this week

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TransferWise Wants to Give Away its $150,000 Prize Money to Singaporeans

Fresh off being crowned 1st place at Singapore Fintech Festival’s Fintech Awards under the global category, TransferWise announced today it will

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MAS and BIS to Jointly Launch Innovation Hub in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today launched the BIS Innovation Hub Centre

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Saxo Markets and Quantifeed to Jointly Build Solution to Help The Wealth Industry Scale

Saxo Markets, a multi-asset trading and investment platforms, and Quantifeed, a digital wealth management solutions provider, have signed a Memorandum

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CapitaLand’s Bridge+ to Launch 56,000 Sqft Fintech Co-working Space

CapitaLand’s Bridge+ will be taking up 56,000 square feet of space in the Group’s upcoming Grade A office development 79

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Singapore Accounts for over 50% of Fintech Funding in ASEAN

Funding into ASEAN has grown more than 30 times since 2014, reaching a new high of US$1.14 billion as at

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4 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 2)

SFF x SWITCH 2019 kicked off on Monday at the Singapore EXPO for a week-long event dedicated to fintech. This

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Payments Giant GPS Launches APAC Hub in Singapore

Today, leading payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), announces the launch of its APAC hub in Singapore. Announced at

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5 Key Announcements from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 (Day 1 )

The 2019 Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) kicked off on Monday at the Singapore EXPO, marking the first day of the

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PayNow QR is The Latest to Adopt SGQR, Singapore’s Unified Payment QR Code

The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS)  announced yesterday that PayNow QR will adopt the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR)

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MAS, Deloitte, and S&P to Develop New Research Platform to Support Fintech Investment

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Deloitte and S&P Global Market Intelligence have collaborated to develop a prototype for an

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Swiss Fintech Delegation Seek More Robust Collaboration With Singapore at SGFintech Fest

The Switzerland delegation at the Singapore Fintech Festival reiterated yesterday their commitment to collaborate with Singapore Present at the Swiss

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Google Ties Up with DBS and OCBC to Enhance Google Pay in Singapore

Announced yesterday at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Google Pay has tied up with DBS and OCBC to enhance Google Pay

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Here Are the Winners of the Singapore FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore announced today the three winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. MAS and The Association of

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Singlife Launches Singapore’s First Insurance Savings Plan with Visa Card to Spend

Digital insurer Singlife announced today that they have launched their mobile-first insurance savings plan, the Singlife Account. Previously on waitlist,

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Mastercard Launches Fintech Express; Rapyd First to be Onboarded

Mastercard today launched Fintech Express during the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019. According to their press release, through Mastercard’s Fintech Express,

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DBS Pushes For All Public Hospitals in Singapore to Accept QR Payments by 2020

In a push towards a cashless and chequeless society, DBS Bank is working with Singapore’s three public healthcare clusters, the

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MAS Announces Successful Trial of Blockchain Based Prototype for Multi-Currency Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that they have led the successful development of a blockchain-based prototype that enables

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Wirex Launches Crypto Enabled Multicurrency Visa Card

Wirex announced at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 today, that they are launching their Wirex Visa Travelcard. The travel card

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UOB Launches AI-Powered Personal Financial Management Tool

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched Mighty Insights, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based digital banking service to help their customers better

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 Kicks off Tomorrow With Focus on Sustainability

The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together for the first

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This Team Creates Your Crypto Enabled Swiss Bank Within 9 Months

All the way from Switzerland, we met Lloyd’s & Partners for an exclusive interview on how to build a licensed

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The BASIS ID Tale – How Digitisation is Revitalising Client Onboarding

BASIS ID, the Estonia-based startup dedicated to ease the hurdles from customer onboarding and KYC will co-host with RegPac an

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Here Are the 20 Finalists for the 2019 Global FinTech Hackcelerator

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced  the 20 finalists for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator. The finalists will pitch their

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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

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Singapore Based Chatbot Startup Pand.ai Bags US$ 1 Million in Seed Funding

Pand.ai, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup which develops smart chatbots, has snagged US$1 million in seed funding – the

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DBS and IMDA to Launch Open-Sourced Blockchain Trade Platform

To leverage Singapore’s global trade connectivity, DBS Bank and Trafigura, in collaboration with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the International

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Validus Enters Vietnam and Starts a Financing Platform for Vietnamese SMEs

Validus Capital , a Singapore based financing platform, has launched Validus Vietnam. This marks Validus’ third Southeast Asian market following

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YouTrip, Singapore’s Multi-Currency Travel Wallet, Launches in Thailand

YouTrip, Singapore’s multi-currency travel wallet, has officially launched for consumers in Thailand. YouTrip’s launch into Thailand was made possible through

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