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What is Behind the Metaverse Boom?

The metaverse, a concept referring to a shared virtual environment that people access via the Internet, has become one of

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Singapore Among the Fastest Adopter of Digital Banking

In Singapore, consumer preferences are rapidly evolving, with banking customers increasingly preferring online interaction over in-person interaction. A new consumer

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MAS Awards Capital Markets Services License to Revolut Singapore

Challenger bank Revolut has obtained a Capital Markets Services (CMS) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). This will

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Singaporeans Rank Financial Stability as Top Stressor

Traveloka recently concluded a wellness survey with Singaporean respondents and uncovered that 51% of the men named financial stability as

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Grab to Make Nasdaq Debut Following SPAC Merger With Altimeter

Superapp Grab will begin trading on the Nasdaq today following the completion of its merger with Altimeter Growth Corp, a

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Card-Not-Present Fraud Escalates Amid Sudden Surge in Online Shopping

The sudden surge in e-commerce activities has brought with it a rapid rise of card-not-present (CNP) fraud, costing e-commerce merchants

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Pand.Ai Unveils Bilingual Chatbot for Motor Insurance With Allianz, Etiqa, and MSIG

Singapore-based AI startup Pand.ai has unveiled GINA.sg, an English-Chinese bilingual WhatsApp chatbot that helps car owners find the most competitive

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Lending Fintech GajiGesa Closes US$ 6.6 Million Pre-series A Fundraise

GajiGesa, an Indonesian employee management and wellness platform offering Earned Wage Access (EWA) and other financial services, has closed an

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Instant Cross-Border Payments Will Soon Become a Reality in APAC

Rapid adoption of instant payments and the proliferation of national real-time payment rails are making Asia-Pacific (APAC) a leader in

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YouTrip Raises US$30 Million Series A to Fuel Its Growth in B2C and B2B Space

Singapore’s multi-currency travel wallet YouTrip announced that it has raised US$30 million in its latest Series A round, bringing its

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Wealthtech Firm Endowus Secures S$35 Million in Funding

Singaporean digital wealth app Endowus announced it has raised an additional S$35 million (US$27 million) to accelerate its growth across

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Crypto Payments Firm TripleA Secures Digital Payment Token License From MAS

Cryptocurrency payments company TripleA has been granted a Digital Payment Token license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The

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The Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021 Ends on a High Note

Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFW) 2021 ended on November 5, closing a global conference exploring an array of business opportunities

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Thunes Appoints Payments Expert Biren Zandani to Accelerate Growth in APAC

Global cross-border payments company Thunes announced that it has appointed Biren Zandani as the SVP for Asia Pacific (APAC). Biren,

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How Can Financial Institutions Put a Stop to Account Takeover Attacks

Financial Institutions (FI’s) can detect and prevent account takeover attacks using continuous monitoring and adaptive multi-factor authentication. Account takeover (ATO)

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MAS Mulls Supervisory Actions Following DBS’ Two-Days Service Disruption

The Monetary Authority of Singapore said that it will consider appropriate supervisory actions after DBS Bank conducts an investigation following

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Digital Assets Trading Platform Sparrow Offers PayNow Services for Institutional Clients

Sparrow, a digital assets trading platform headquartered in Singapore, announced that it now accepts PayNow transfers for institutional clients. PayNow

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How to Protect Your Ecommerce Business From Fraud This Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As we head into the holiday season, we’re projecting a significant increase in fraud attacks targeting eCommerce businesses. In this

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8 Technology Requirements to Consider When Future-Proofing Your BNPL Offering

As the BNPL space expands rapidly, organisations need to infuse their go-to-market strategies with advanced technology to make these programs

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F10 Singapore Launches Its Third Incubator Programme With 9 New Startups

F10 Singapore announces the list of nine promising startups that will be joining the third batch of its Incubation Programme

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TradeTogether Kicks off in Singapore Under MAS’ Exemption to Manage Crypto Funds

TradeTogether, a Singapore-based digital assets management company, continues to establish a strong footprint in the high-net-worth and institutional segments by

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Turochas Fuad’s BNPL Firm Pace Raises US$40 Million in Series A

Pace, a Singapore-based Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solution, announced that it has raised US$ 40 million in its Series

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Why Cryptocurrencies Should Be Part of Your Company’s Portfolio Diversification

Cryptocurrencies are gaining traction, mainly amongst institutional clients who find themselves embracing a new and rising asset class. Sparrow, a

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Fintech Adoption Surges in Southeast Asia, Led by Digital Payments and Online Lending

Usage of digital financial services is witnessing strong growth in Southeast Asia this year, a trend mostly driven by digital

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Indonesian E-Wallet OVO Launches Its First Fixed Income Product

Indonesian digital wallet OVO, has collaborated with financial marketplace Bareksa and Bahana TCW Investment Management to launch its first fixed

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ti&m Launches New Offering to Address New Working Paradigm

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused work to shift drastically, bringing about new employee expectations, rising demand for greater flexibility, and

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DBS’ Mikkel Larsen Formally Appointed as Climate Impact X’s CEO

Climate Impact X (CIX), a global marketplace and exchange for high-quality carbon credits, has announced the appointment of Mikkel Larsen

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Oracle Pledges US$3m in Singapore as It Deepens Cloud Business in Asia

Computer technology giant Oracle is boosting its cloud business in Asia. Oracle’s investment in Singapore involves the opening of the Oracle

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Putting CISOs and Security Teams at the Heart of Digital Transformation Strategies

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 forced radical changes in customer behaviour, moving significant portions of the economy online and

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Launch of ‘Homo Spacien‘ NFT Collection Shows How Space Travel Will Shape Human Evolution

Vizzio Art Creators Lab (VACL), part of Vizzio Art, a European provider of digital wall art technology, announces the launch

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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

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

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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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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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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 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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