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Finastra Launches Online Global Fintech Content Series to Nurture Innovation

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra has launched an online global fintech content series to nurture innovation and

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LOTTE Finance Leverages OpenWay to Roll Out BNPL Services in Vietnam

LOTTE Finance Vietnam, a subsidiary of South Korean credit card company LOTTE Card, has rolled out Buy Now, Pay Later

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Bank Rakyat Indonesia Leverages Open Banking to Bolster BRImo App

As one of Indonesia’s oldest and largest bank, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) is always a step ahead in adapting and

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Temasek-Backed Crypto Firm FTX Bags US$420 Million at Valuation of US$25 Billion

FTX Trading, owner and operator of global cryptocurrency exchange FTX.COM, announced the closing of a US$420.7 million Series B-1 fundraise,

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Abu Dhabi Fund Leads GoTo Group’s Pre-IPO Fundraise With US$400 Million

Indonesia’s GoTo Group announced that a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund owned by

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additiv Appoints Orange’s Former Director to Lead Asia Pacific Division

additiv, a SaaS and embedded finance provider to the wealth management industry, announced that it has appointed Pieter Zylstra as

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MAS’ Elevandi Appoints Diverse Board of Directors to Drive Singapore Fintech Festival

Elevandi, a new Company Limited by Guarantee (GLC) created by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to manage the Singapore

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Mambu Replaces Vietnamese Digibank Cake’s Core Banking Platform in Under 3 Months

SaaS cloud banking platform Mambu has worked with Vietnamese digital bank Cake, a collaboration between Be Group and VPBank, to

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Ripple Deepens Partnership With Tranglo Following 40% Stake Acquisition

Ripple, the provider of enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions for cross-border payments, announced new milestones in its partnership with cross-border

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Grab Financial Group Launches E-Commerce Webstore Builder to Empower SMEs

Grab Financial Group (GFG) has launched GrabMerchant Commerce, a webstore builder platform to boost sales and reduce operational work as

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Wiserfunding, CrediLinq.Ai Partner for SME Credit Underwriting in Southeast Asia

London-based Wiserfunding, a provider of credit risk assessment for SME lenders, announced a strategic partnership with CrediLinq.Ai, a Singapore-based fully

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Hg Exchange Brings KILDE on Board as Its Fourth Member Firm

KILDE, a Singaporean alternative investment platform licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore will join Hg Exchange (HGX) as its

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KASIKORNBANK’s Tech Arm Launches DeFi Incubator, NFT Marketplace

KASIKORN Business-Technology Group (KBTG), KASIKORNBANK’s technology arm, has launched a venture builder and incubator for decentralised finance (DeFi) startups dubbed

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Coinhako Launches Crypto Trading Platform for Institutions, High Net Worth Individuals

Singapore-headquartered cryptocurrency trading platform Coinhako, has launched a digital assets platform for High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and institutions dubbed

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Leverage Third-Party Data to Prevent Fraud and Decrease Defaults

In areas where a majority of applicants lack traditional credit scores, fintech companies typically base their lending decisions on information

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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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Southeast Asia Fintech Opportunity Pushes Startup Valuations Further Up

Southeast Asia’s large population of unbanked and growing Internet penetration make it a hotbed for fintech innovation and an attractive

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UOB Launches Financing Platform to Drive Energy Efficiency for Buildings, Home Owners

UOB has launched U-Energy, an integrated financing platform to drive the development and adoption of energy efficiency projects for buildings

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Nicolas Mas Joins Zenika as the New CTO for APAC

Software development company Zenika announced that Nicolas Mas has joined the executive team as Chief Technology Officer in Singapore to

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Mastercard, Grab to Provide Digital Upskilling for Millions of Informal Workers and SMEs

Mastercard and Southeast Asian superapp Grab announced a regional partnership to provide millions of informal workers and small businesses on

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Flex’s Advanced Spend Controls & Automated Accounting Help Save Time and Costs

Managing a business involves a whole host of administrative duties. For a small and medium enterprise (SME) owner with a

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Global Processing Services Raises US$300 Million From Advent, Viking

Payment technology platform Global Processing Services (GPS) announced it has raised over US$300 million from Advent International and Viking Global

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Singaporean Insurtech Surer Raises US$1 Million in Seed Funding Round

Surer, a Singaporean cloud-based insurtech platform, announced that it has raised US$1 million during a seed funding round. The insurtech raised

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Booming Indonesian Digital Finance Sector to See Revenues Reach US$8.6B by 2025

Indonesia, the largest economy in Southeast Asia and the eighth largest in the world in terms of purchasing power parity,

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StanChart Makes Largest Fintech Investment of US$500 Million in Atome in BNPL Play

Standard Chartered plans to provide US$500 million in financing to Atome Financial, the parent company of Buy Now, Pay Later

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Buy Now, Pay Later Adoption Takes off in Indonesia

Buy now, pay later (BNPL), also referred to as paylater, has become one of the most popular payment options in

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Indonesia: An Insider’s View into ASEAN’s Fintech Crown Jewel

Indonesia’s fintech industry is entering a new era of growth and maturity, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, booming venture funding

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CIMB Vietnam and Finhay Releases Smart Credit Card

CIMB Vietnam has officially introduced the issuance of its CIMB-Finhay credit card on the Finhay app through digital onboarding without

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StanChart Rolls Out Fully Digital Portal to Accelerate Suppliers Enrolment

Standard Chartered has partnered with Demica, a London-based fintech specialising in working capital solutions, to transform access to the bank’s

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Next Gen Finance Professionals Need to Embrace Major Upskilling to Keep Pace

Refinitiv’s new report “Workspace Without Limits” explores the data challenges financial professionals are facing, and the role that technology, interoperability

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Dubai-Based RAKBANK, BDO and Ripple Teams up for Remittance to the Philippines

Dubai-based bank RAKBANK recently enhanced its current remittance footprint in the Philippines by partnering with BDO Unibank, a full-service universal

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