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360F and AXA Singapore Launches Full-Scale Production of Advisory Tool “My FinScore”

Singapore-based insurtech 360F and AXA announced that they will be launching a full-scale production of their advisory tool “My FinScore”.

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7 Asia-Focused Fintech Webinars and Podcasts to Watch and Listen Now

Asia has become a hotspot of digital innovation in the global financial and banking sector, aided by the region’s young,

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Validus Makes Two Key Hires to Support Tech and Neobank Initiatives

Southeast Asian SME growth financing platform Validus has announced two key additions to its senior leadership team. Vishal Shah has

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Singapore Maintains Position as ASEAN’s Hub for Cross-Border E-Commerce Platforms

Across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Singapore has become the central hub for cross-border e-commerce platforms, favored by

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ForgeRock Expands Cloud Services to Indonesia and Hong Kong

ForgeRock, an identity and access management software company, announced its continued expansion across Asia and has made ForgeRock Identity Cloud

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Wise Ties up With Tencent for Remittance to China Through Weixin

Wise, an online money transfer service, announced a partnership with Tencent Financial Technology which will enable international money transfers to

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Why Risk-Averse Southeast Asian Banks Should Embrace a ‘Multicore’ Approach

The banking industry is in the midst of a period of intense transformation in Southeast Asia, and indeed the world,

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Indonesia’s OJK Bans Financial Institutions From Facilitating Crypto Trading

The Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK) has strictly prohibited financial institutions from marketing or facilitating the trading of crypto

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Bank Indonesia Launches Its First Real-Time Payments Infrastructure With ACI Worldwide

Bank Indonesia (BI), the country’s central bank, has launched its first real-time payments infrastructure BI-FAST that is driven by ACI

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In Banking, Data Become The “Differentiating Baseline”

In Asia, market liberalization pushes, coupled with changing customer behaviors and advances in technology, are forcing banks to move away

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Endowus Launches Income Portfolios Tailored for Each Generation’s Needs

Digital wealth app Endowus has officially launched the Endowus Income Portfolios, which were designed to match the different needs, risk

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China, India and Indonesia Record Highest Digital Wallet Adoption Rates Across APAC

Across Asia Pacific (APAC), China, India and Indonesia are leading the region in digital wallet adoption. A new report by

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DBS Names Helge Muenkel as Its New Chief Sustainability Officer

DBS Bank has announced the appointment of Helge Muenkel as its new Chief Sustainability Officer with effect from today. He

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Bank Indonesia and MAS Deepen Ties to Promote Payments Innovation

Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen bilateral

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Interview: What Is in Store for Finalto in 2022?

From a major rebranding exercise to upheavals in the Asian markets throughout the year, it was a busy 2021 for

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Top 10 Most Promising Indian Fintech Startups in 2022

With more than 2,100 fintech companies and one of the highest fintech adoption rates in the world, India is a

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Are You Protecting Your Digital Wallet Users From Fraud?

As more users adopt them, fully digital payment methods like e-wallets are becoming increasingly vulnerable: fraud can creep in before

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How Fintech and Digital Platforms are Driving Financial Inclusion Around the World

In both advanced and emerging economies, new digital platforms are helping to advance financial inclusion by improving access to payment

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MAS and ABS to Ramp up Digital Banking Security in the Face of Phishing Scams

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are introducing a set of additional

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Personetics Secures US$85 Million Investment From Thoma Bravo

Personetics, a global provider of data-driven personalisation solutions, announced it has raised US$85 million from software investment firm Thoma Bravo.

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Mastercard Users Can Soon Buy NFTs From Coinbase’s Marketplace

Mastercard announced a partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to let people use their Mastercard cards to make purchases on the

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BNPL Transactions Rose by Nearly 30 Percent During the 2021 Peak Holiday Period

There has been a 28 percent increase in buy now, pay later (BNPL) transactions from October to December 2021 compared

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Building Indonesia’s Economic Foundation Through Digitising MSMEs

Indonesia has more than 65 million Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). This huge number of enterprises has made the

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Telenor Sells 51% Stake in Wave Money for US$ 53 Million

Telenor Group announced that it will be selling its 51% stake in digital payment solutions provider Digital Money Myanmar, also known

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MAS’ Ravi Menon to Chair the Network for Greening the Financial System

The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Managing Director Ravi Menon has been appointed as the new Chair at the Network

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OCBC Bank Makes Goodwill Payouts to SMS Phishing Scam Victims

OCBC Bank has begun making goodwill payouts since 8 January 2022 to customers who had fallen prey to the recent

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MAS Bans Crypto Trading Platforms From Advertising in Public Areas

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued guidelines which highlighted that Digital Payment Token (DPT) service providers should not

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How Refinitiv is Empowering Developers in the Sustainable Finance Revolution

Refinitiv has created a global community for developers in the financial industry. In continuing its longstanding history as a leader

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6 Whitepapers and E-Books Fintech Professionals Should Check Out

Around the world, the fintech industry has been soaring, kept abuzz throughout 2021 with a continuous flow of technological advances,

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Global Processing Services Upsizes Latest Fundraise to US$400 Million

Payment technology platform Global Processing Services (GPS) announced the closing and upsizing of its latest fundraise at over US$400 million.

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The 10 Best Fintech Books To Have In Your Library

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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